Sony Pictures has slightly pushed the Bullet Train release date back for David Leitch’s forthcoming action thriller film. The movie, which features a star-studded ensemble led by Brad Pitt, was originally set to release in theaters on Friday, July 15. Now it has been pushed back two weeks and will now come out on Friday, July 29, which was set to be the release date for Black Adam before its delay.
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“An original movie event, the film is a fun, delirious action-thriller,” reads the synopsis. “Brad Pitt headlines an ensemble cast of eclectic, diverse assassins – all with connected yet conflicting objectives – set against the backdrop of a non-stop ride through modern-day Japan.
Bullet Train is directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2) from a screenplay written by Zak Olkewicz (Fear Street), based on Isaka Kotaro’s Japanese novel titled Maria Beetle. It stars Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Andrew Koji, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Shannon, Hiroyuki Sanada, Bad Bunny, Masi Oka, Zazie Beetz, Logan Lerman, Karen Fukuhara, and Sandra Bullock.
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Bullet Train is being produced by Leitch and Kelly McCormick through their company 87North along with Antoine Fuqua and Kat Samick. Executive producers are Kotaro’s Ryosuke Saegusa and Yuma, with Brittany Morrissey executive overseeing the film for Sony Pictures.