The theatrical release of the US action comedy “Bullet Train” brings us a reunion with Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock. But the star ensemble includes many other names.
Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock in one movie? That should be a novelty in US film history, but this year there will be a double pack: in “The Lost City” and also in the film adaptation of the novel “Maria Beetle” by Kōtarō Isaka, in “Bullet Train “.
When Brad Pitt in “Bullet Train” as a professional killer “Ladybug” den Bullet train from Tokyo to Kyoto boarded, there are still a few of his colleagues on board – Assassin like him, who have their own plans.
We took a look at how you might know the murderous colleagues who stand in each other’s way in the turbulent action flick Bullet Train.
Brad Pitt was last mainly because of the War of the Roses with his ex Angelina Jolie is in the headlines, but fortunately his filmography is longer than this constant zoff could ever be. Just think of blockbusters like “Sieben”, “12 Monkeys”, “Fight Club”, the “Ocean’s” series or “Inglourious Basterds”. A Oscar However, Brad Pitt did not receive these leading roles, but for a supporting role in the Tarantino drama “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” from 2019.
Sandra Bullock also has a golden boy on her shelf and has had it since 2010. She received it for her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in the strip “Blind Side – The Great Chance”. Other films with the German-American would be, for example, “Speed”, “Speed 2” or “Verrückt nach Steve”, which she also produced herself. In “Bullet Train” she plays Maria Beetle.
Aaron Taylor Johnson
The Briton Aaron Taylor-Johnson was able to prove his unusual talents, among other things, as Quicksilver in “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. He also starred in the lead role of Kick-Ass in the superhero comedy “Kick-Ass” in front of the camera. His last major role before Tangarine in Bullet Train came in 2021 in The King’s Man: The Beginning opposite Ralph Fiennes.
Brian Tyree Henry
In “Bullet Train” worries Brian Tyree Henry as Hitman Lemon for action. Most series fans may have known him previously as Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles in the series “old lanta” have known. Also well remembered by many a cineaste: Henry’s appearance as Phastos in the Marvel saga “Eternals”.
Also Michael Shannon is part of the main cast of “Bullet Train” as Jay Wang. Most should know the American as General Zod, Superman’s antagonist, in “Man of Steel”. He previously made a name for himself with his role in ‘Revolutionary Times’, for which Shannon was nominated at the Oscars. In 2017, he starred as Richard Strickland in the multiple Oscar-winning flick Shape of Water.
The beautiful Californian Joey King is as at home on stage as he is on screen. Here she is known from numerous films and series, including as the daughter of Channing Tatum in “White House Down” and as Elle Evans in the “The Kissing Booth” trilogy. Her role in “Bullet Train”: a killer posing as a schoolgirl.
The Japanese Hiroyuki Sanada fought as Shingen Yashida in “Wolverine: Way of the Warrior” against Hugh Jackman aka Logan (Wolverine). The actor, who has been on screen since the 1970s, gained notoriety long before that. A career highlight: In 2003 he starred alongside Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe in “The Last Samurai”. In “Bullet Train” he embodies The Elder, the father of Killer Kimura (Andrew Koji).
Heard on “Bullet Train”. Karen Fukuhara to the train staff. Film fans should know her primarily as a real superheroine, as Katana in “Suicide Squad” or as Kimiko Miyashiro in the TV series “The Boys”. Karen Fukuhara was born on the west coast of the USA. The 30-year-old has also made a name for herself as an excellent martial arts fighter.