Aaron Taylor-Johnson joins Brad Pitt in David Leitch's Bullet Train
The film revolves around five assassins who find themselves on a fast-moving bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka
Actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson has joined Brad Pitt on filmmaker David Leitch's action movie Bullet Train. According to reports, the Sony Pictures project is based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by Isaka Kotaro.
The book revolves around five assassins who find themselves on a fast-moving bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka with only a few stops in between. They discover their missions are related to one another. The question they face is: Who will make it off the train alive and what awaits them at the terminal station?
Screenwriter Zak Olkewicz has adapted the book. Leitch and Kelly McCormick are attached to produce the film through their 87North banner, along with Antoine Fuqua.
Brittany Morrissey is overseeing the project for Sony Pictures.