Brad Pitt leads the exciting cast of the new action thriller Bullet Train, with the Oscar winner as a killer who finds himself caught in an intense fight on top of a high-speed locomotive.
Pitt is joined by a star-studded supporting cast, with Atlanta stars Brian Tyree Henry and Zazie Beetz, The Kissing Booth’s Joey King, and Knives Out’s Michael Shannon among those set to play key roles in the most powerful battle.
And Sandra Bullock is also in a bit of a role – paying a favor to Pitt after he appeared in his film The Lost City earlier this year.
Read on to find out everything you need to know about the actor, including what they’re playing and where you’ve seen them before.
Brad Pitt as Ladybug
Who is Ladybug? An unknown American killer.
What else is Brad Pitt involved in? One of the biggest movie stars in the world, Pitt starred in a variety of well-received films – first establishing himself in the ’90s with a string of hits such as Thelma & Louise, Interview with the Vampire, Se7en, Twelve Monkeys and Fight. Club. Other works include The Ocean’s Trilogy, Troy, Mr & Mrs Smith, Babel, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Burn After Reading, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Inglourious Basterds, Moneyball, The Tree of Life, The Big Short, Ad Astra and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – for which he received the Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Joey King is The Prince
Who is the King? A British assassin posing as a schoolgirl.
What else is Joey King involved in? King is best known for playing the lead in Netflix’s The Kissing Booth trilogy and has been acting since she was 9 years old. His other film credits include Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Dark Knight Rises, Oz the Great and Powerful, The Conjuring, White House Down, Independence Day: Resurgence, Wish Upon, and The Lie. On the smaller side, he appeared in the first season of Fargo and had a role in the acclaimed Hulu series The Act.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Tangerine
Who is Tangerine? A British assassin and friend of Lemon
What else is Aaron Taylor Johnson involved in? Taylor-Johnson’s most notable roles include playing the title character in Kick-Ass and Pietro Maximoff in the MCU. An actor who has been acting since a young age, his other film credits include The Illusionist, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, Nowhere Boy, Anna Karenina, Godzilla, Nocturnal Animals, and Tenet.
Brian Tyree Henry is Lemon
Who is Lemon? A British assassin and Tangerine team
What else is Brian Tyree Henry involved in? Henry is best known for his role as Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles in Atlanta, while his film credits include Widows, If Beale Street Could Talk, Joker, Godzilla vs Kong, and Eternals.
Andrew Koji is Yuichi Kimura
Who is Yuichi Kimura? A Japanese killer.
What else is Andrew Koji involved in? Koji’s most notable role was as Ah Sahm in the HBO Max series Warrior, while his highest-profile film role came in last year’s Snake Eyes. He has appeared in episodes of shows including Call the Midwife, American Gods, and Peaky Blinders.
Hiroyuki Sanada as Elder
Who is the Elder? A Japanese assassin and Kimura’s father.
What else is Hiroyuki Sanada involved in? Japanese actor Sanada has appeared in high-profile films such as Ring, The Twilight Samurai, The Last Samurai, Rush Hour 3, Mortal Kombat, Speed Racer, The Wolverine, 47 Ronin, Life, Avengers: Endgame , and Army of the Dead. He appeared as Musashi in four seasons of Westworld.
Michael Shannon’s name is The White Death
Who is the White Death? The leader of a criminal organization.
What else is Michael Shannon involved in? Shannon is a popular actor who has appeared in a variety of films – including highlights such as Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, Revolutionary Road, Take Shelter, Mud, Nocturnal Animals, Midnight Special, The Shape of Water , and Knives Outside. He plays General Zod in the DC Extended Universe and is known to TV fans for his roles as Nelson Van Alden on Boardwalk Empire and Napoleon Marconi on Nine Perfect Strangers.
Benito A Martínez Ocasio as the Wolf
Who is the Wolf? A Mexican assassin with a vengeance against Ladybug.
What else is Benito A Martínez Ocasio involved in? Best known for releasing music under the name Bad Bunny, Ocasio’s previous credits include Lookout in F9 and Everardo Arturo “Kitty” Paez in Narcos: Mexico. He has been cast as Spider-Man sidekick El Muerto for an upcoming film that is expected to be released in January 2024.
Sandra Bullock as Maria Beetle
Who is Maria Beetle? Ladybug’s companion and driver.
What else is Sandra Bullock involved in? Another big movie star, Bullock’s small role in this movie is returning the favor to Brad Pitt after he appeared in his movie The Lost City before 2022. Bullock won an Oscar for his work in The Blind Side in 2009, and other films. including Rush, While You Sleep, A Time to Kill, Miss Congeniality, Two Weeks Notice, Fall, Emotion, Heat, Gravity, Ocean’s 8, and Bird Box.
Zazie Beetz as Hornet
Who is Hornet? An American assassin posing as a railroad worker.
What else is Zazie Beetz involved in? Beetz is known for her role as Vanessa ‘Van’ Keefer in Atlanta and for starring as Sophie Dumond in Joker. Other film credits include Geostorm, Deadpool 2, High Flying Bird, and The Harder They Fall, while recently appearing in the Netflix anthology series Easy.
Logan Lerman is the Son
Who is the Child? Son of the White Death.
What else is Logan Lerman involved in? Lerman played the title role in the Percy Jackson films and appeared in films such as The Butterfly Effect, 3:10 to Yuma, The Three Musketeers, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Noah, Fury and with Shirley. He played the lead in the Amazon Prime Video series Hunters in 2020.
Karen Fukuhara (The Boys) is the train crew, Masi Oka (Heroes) is the Conductor and Pasha D. Lychnikoff (Deadwood) is Alexei Ilyin.
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