Bullet Train: release date, plot and cast including Brad Pitt

Speaking to Sky News at the London premiere of Bullet Train, the actor suggested men in the UK should try his look to help them stay cool in the heat

Brad Pitt turned heads after attending the Berlin premiere of his upcoming film Bullet Train in a skirt and blazer combination.

The Hollywood star actor wore a high brown linen skirt, matching jacket and salmon shirt, earning him a trending hashtag on Twitter.

Pitt, who plays the assassin Ladybug in David Leitch’s latest action film (John Wick, Deadpool 2), cited the film’s script for encouraging him during the lockdown.

Speaking to Sky News at the London premiere, the actor commented: “It just made me laugh, and I thought yeah, that’s what I want to see.”

With its release date looming, here’s everything you need to know about Brad Pitt’s latest film, Bullet Train.

What is the release date of Bullet Train?

Bullet Train will be released in the UK on August 3, 2022.

It will drop in the United States two days later in August 2022.

Zazie Beetz, David Leitch, Kelly McCormick, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Brad Pitt and Aaron Taylor-Johnson attend the High Speed ​​Train red carpet screening in Berlin, Germany (Photo: Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

What is the plot of Bullet Train?

Bullet Train is based on the Japanese novel by Kotaro Isaka.

It follows an unlucky assassin named Ladybug, played by Pitt, whose first job goes awry in the most spectacular way.

The plot centers around a Japanese bullet train that travels from Tokyo to Morioka.

There are five assassins on board, each after their own target, but they are unaware that they are all connected.

Speaking to Sky News at the London premiere, Pitt explained how reading the script has helped him during the pandemic.

“I read this in the middle of the lockdown, they hadn’t found a vaccine, it just made me laugh, and I thought yeah, that’s what I want to see.”

Is there a trailer?

A Bullet Train trailer was released on June 7 which introduces us to the main characters including Brad Pitt’s Ladybug and sets the scene for the events that will unfold.

You can check it below.

Who plays in Bullet Train?

Bullet Train features a top-notch cast, with famous actors and even a rapper making an appearance.

Kelly McCormick, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brad Pitt, Brian Tyree Henry, Joey King and David Leitch attend the ‘Bullet Train’ photocall at the Corinthia Hotel in London (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Here is the cast lineup for Bullet Train:

  • Brad Pitt: Ladybug
  • Sandra BullockMaria Beetle
  • Brian Tyree Henry: Lemon
  • Joey KingPrince
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson: Tangerine
  • Zazie Beetz: Hornet
  • Bad Bunny: The Wolf
  • Hiroyuki Sanada: Elder
  • Michael Shannon: The White Death

Why did Brad Pitt wear a skirt to the Berlin premiere?

Pitt turned heads when he swapped his pants for a skirt at the Berlin premiere.

Brad Pitt attends the ‘Bullet Train’ red carpet screening in Berlin, Germany (Photo: Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

Her standout look, which featured a brown linen knee-length skirt, matching jacket and salmon shirt, even earned her a trending hashtag on Twitter.

Speaking to Sky News, the actor recommended it to men in the UK to help keep them cool.

The actor said, “I’m going to say it’s all about the breeze, the breeze is very nice…very, very nice.”

Pitt has worn skirts and dresses in the past. In 1999, while promoting Fight Club, he made the front page of Rolling Stone magazine and did a photoshoot with them in five different mini dresses.

Where can I watch it?

You can watch Bullet Train in select UK cinemas from August 3.

The film is not yet available on streaming platforms like Amazon Prime or Netflix.

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