News culture Bullet Train: this famous action movie actor adored by players could have made a cameo alongside Brad Pitt
Since yesterday in dark rooms, Brad Pitt has made his big comeback in front of the camera thanks to the action comedy Bullet Train. David Leitch’s latest production offered a very nice cast who gave their all to deliver a feature film with punchy confrontations. Moreover, there is a regular of this kind of productions who could have passed a head in the film, and there would have been perfectly his place!
- Brad Pitt, a resounding return to the screens
- An iconic actor from the latest action movies
Brad Pitt, a resounding return to the screens
More than twenty years after creating the Fight Club in the film of the same name by David Fincher, Brad Pitt is not about to say no to the exercise of the action film, he who was run in with feature films such as Troy, Fury, Inglorious Basterds or World War Z. After three years of absence from the screens, this one shows that he has lost none of his brilliance in David Leitch’s latest film (Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2), Bullet Train. Broadly, the film is inspired by a Japanese short story written by Kotaro Isaka and called “Maria Beetle” and takes us on the breathless journey of the assassin Ladybug (Ladybug, in French version) who finds himself trapped, and in very bad company, on the train connecting Tokyo to Kyoto.
Indeed, his legendary bad luck follows him even in the realization of his mission, very simple at first sight, since he will have to survive against the five most formidable assassins of this world., thus making his objective much more perilous. It does not take more to promise us a feature film with boosted action, and if you need more to convince you, an article sums up everything you need to know. Despite its 5-star cast, and the presence of Joey King who plays Prince there, the feature film could have benefited from the participation of an extremely popular actor who made a name for himself thanks to his anthology performances in some of the greatest action films.
An iconic actor from the latest action movies
Brad Pitt may be an assassin himself in the film Bullet Trainhe seems much less vehement than the adversaries who will encrust themselves in his wagon because, as he mentions in the feature film, the advice of his therapist Barry allowed him to achieve inner peace. Nevertheless, this famous Barry never appears on the screen. However, he should have been embodied by an actor inseparable from one of the great action franchises of his last years, namely John Wick. It was the director of the film, David Leitch, who recently shared this anecdote about the initial cameo to be played by this famous actor whose popularity is no longer to be proven.
It is true that we will find him in a few months on the bill of John Wick 4but Keanu Reeves could well have been in the cast of Bullet Train. If we would have seen him in the skin of an assassin confronting Brad Pitt, it is in the skin of Ladybug’s therapist that the director would have dreamed of seeing him. In the course of an interview, David Leitch confessed ” that when they were going to shoot a scene with Barry “, he dreamed that it was embodied by Keanu Reeves, a brilliant prospect according to him. Unfortunately, what if the two men had the opportunity to collaborate on the franchise together? John Wickthis did not work for Bullet Train. The door is open for the second part, as he had fun during the interview.