Bullet Train Showcases Badass Off the Rails Action in 2nd Trailer

Bullet Train promises high-speed off the rails action and wit in new trailer.
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Bullet Train promises high-speed off the rails action and wit in a new trailer.

Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for their upcoming action-thriller, Bullet Train, set to arrive only in theaters on August 5, 2022. The film stars Brad Pitt as Ladybug, an out-of-retirement assassin whose first job back is a bit more than he anticipated, as what was supposed to be a simple retrieval turns into multiple fights for his life with no way off the train. The close-quarters of the train ensures combat, encounters, and comedy in what is shaping up to be the summer’s big and bloody action flick. Check out the trailer below.

Bullet Train Official Trailer 2

The second trailer for Sony PIctures’, Bullet Train, provides a lot more story than the previous trailer. Brian Tyree Henry and Aaron Taylor-Johnson are referred to as The Twins. Which, they don’t look the part, but somehow it seems to really work for their characters and their whole vibe. Bad Bunny’s character had a previous run-in with Lady Bug. Though the exact incident that sends him on his vengeful journey isn’t shown, Ladybug’s explanation of death following him around provides a likely direction and conclusion to their first encounter. The trailer also gives us glimpses of more characters not showcased in the original.

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Where the movie seems to really shine is the dialogue. Ladybug’s reactions to the situations he’s in, whether it be being randomly stabbed by a person he does not recall meeting, telling an assassin he knows what the poison she’s trying to use does and getting annoyed when she continues to explain anyway, or punching a mascot because it won’t give him his stuff, it just feels right. Ladybug, despite being a highly capable assassin, just seems to get it and does not fail to recognize the crazy action he’s in the middle of is really crazy. Look into the crazy a little more with image stills of the film from Sony Pictures.

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Bullet Train looks to go off the rails, symbolically and literally. Expect David Leitch to bring his affinity for action and comedy to a whole new station. Bullet Train is set to arrive exclusively in theaters on August 5, 2022.

Bullet Train Poster


Release: July 15, 2022
Directed by: David Leitch
Screenplay by: Zak Olkewicz
Based upon the book Maria Beetle by: Kotaro Isaka
Produced by: Kelly McCormick, David Leitch, Antoine Fuqua
Executive Producers: Brent O’Connor, Ryosuke Saegusa, Yuma Terada, Kat Samick
Cast: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sanada, Michael Shannon, Benito A Martínez Ocasio, Karen Fukuhara, and Sandra Bullock

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe – all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives – on the world’s fastest train…and he’s got to figure out how to get off. From the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch, the end of the line is only the beginning in a wild, non-stop thrill ride through modern-day Japan.

What do you think about Bullet Train? How many people do you think will lose their lives by their body, or part of their body, being removed from the train? Are Tyree Henry and Taylor-Johnson’s characters biological twins or more professional twins? Let us know what you think in the comments below and let us know your briefcase theories on Twitter.

Source: Sony Pictures

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