Brad Pitt on Playing a Philosophical Assassin in Bullet Train

Brad Pitt on Playing a Philosophical Assassin in Bullet Train

Hollywood star Brad Pitt is currently busy with the promotions of his upcoming film bullet train, and the star has spoken about his role in  Ladybug, a chump of an assassin, in the upcoming action film ‘Bullet Train’ and said that he found the “most fun” role throughout his career in the industry.

The star headlines the project which is directed by the ‘Deadpool 2’ filmmaker David Leitch, the one who had already served as Pitt’s stunt double in many movies which includes ‘Fight Club’ and ‘Troy’. Brad said about his upcoming that, it came to towards him at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic and felt like a breath of fresh air.

The actor said during the global press conference that, “When this script came along, it was like five-six months into the pandemic. There was this air of depression, we were all getting a little crazy and this film was a really funny piece.

“Also concurrently, it was with an old friend of mine David Leitch. We had an actor-stuntman relationship. He was my stunt double for ‘Fight Club’, ‘Mexican’, ‘Troy’ and ‘Mr and Mrs Smith’. So it was really to come back around full circle. But this time Leitch my man was the boss.” 

The actor was joined by his co-stars Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry and along with them was director Leitch, and producer Kelly McCormick.

Brad Pitt Stars as the Seasoned Assassin Ladybug

Talking about Pitt’s character in the film he stars as the seasoned assassin Ladybug, who wants to give up the life but is pulled back in by his handler Maria Beetle in order to collect a briefcase on a bullet train heading from Tokyo to Kyoto. Once on board, he and the other competing assassins discover that their objectives are all connected.

The Oscar winning actor had also said that the makers of the film had imagined his character as someone who returns to work after going through a mental breakdown.


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