They previously shared the screen – and a tank – in David Ayer’s “Anger”.
Logan Lerman is ready to team up with his again Anger Co-star and fellow Nazi hunter Brad Pitt in Sony’s action thriller Express train, Collider confirmed.
David Leitch forwards from a script Zak Olkewiczthat has adapted Kotaro Isaka‘s Japanese novel Maria Beetle. The story included follows a group of assassins with conflicting motives on board a fast moving train in Tokyo.
The film has an impressive ensemble that includes Joey King, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Zazie Beetz, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Masi Oka and two-time Oscar nominee Michael Shannon. Collider also brought the news that Lady GagaThe deal to play a fun supporting role is all but closed.
Deadline brought the news from Lerman Casting, reporting that his role is being kept under wraps, though part of me is wondering if he could play Taylor-Johnson’s younger brother.
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Kelly McCormick from 87North, Bullet Train will co-produce Antoine Fuqua from Fuqua Films, whose Kat Samick will produce on the side Ryosuke Saegusa and Yuma Terada by CTB Inc. Sony Brittany Morrissey will oversee the project on behalf of the studio.
Pitt clearly liked Lerman when shooting David Ayer‘s tank film Fury together, and Lerman took a page from Pitt’s playbook by following in Inglourious Basterds Star follows in the footsteps and plays a Nazi hunter in the Amazon series Hunter. I look forward to the return of this series and I am a huge fan of his sensitive work in The perks of Being a Wallflower and indignation.
The cast of Bullet Train came together in a really fun way. Give Sony the honor of putting together a great action movie without the same old IP. Click here to read our ranking of the best Pitt films.
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Jeff Sneider is a Senior Film Reporter at Collider, where he publishes film and television news and curates the Up-and-Comer of the Month column. He also hosts the podcast “The Sneider Cut” and the award-winning series “For Your Consideration” with Scott Mantz and Perri Nemiroff. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jeff began his career at Ain’t It Cool News before moving to Los Angeles to write for Variety and later for TheWrap and Mashable. Jeff was also the Editor-in-Chief of the Tracking Board and has contributed to the MTV Movies Blog, Hollywood Life Magazine, Washington Square News, and the Colorado Springs Independent. His Oscar selection appeared on the LA Times Envelope site, and he agrees with screenwriter William Goldman, who famously said of Hollywood, “Nobody knows.” Jeff is from Needham, Massachusetts and has never had a salad. He can be found on Twitter, Instagram, Cameo and Blogspot by searching his Nom de Plume @TheInSneider.
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