After the production was officially completed Express train Last March, Collider broke news that acclaimed singer and actress Lady Gaga will no longer star in the upcoming Brad Pitt-led action film by Sony Pictures. Due to scheduling conflicts with Ridley Scotts Gucci’s house caused by the ongoing pandemic that A star Is Born The actress had to play the role of Maria Beetle in Express train.
At the beginning of the year, after Lady Gaga’s departure, which was not confirmed at the time, the Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock signed up for the cast of the ensemble. However, as with other previously confirmed cast members, Bullock’s role was not initially revealed, but it is said to be a small role in the film. As it turns out, that is Miss congeniality star has actually been cast to replace Lady Gaga for the role of Maria Beetle, who will take on the role of Pitt’s character in the highly anticipated action picture.
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Express train Starring Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Andrew Koji, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Shannon, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benito A. Martinez Ocasio and Sandra Bullock. There will also be Masi Oka, Zazie Beetz, Logan Lerman, Karen Fukuhara and Bad Bunny.
Based on Isaka Kotaro’s Japanese novel entitled Maria Beetle, the film adaptation should revolve around a group of contract killers and assassins with contradicting motives on a train in Tokyo. Directed by David Leitch based on a script by Zak Olkewicz (Scared street).
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Express train is produced by Leitch and Kelly McCormick through their company 87North together with Antoine Fuqua and Kat Samick. Executive producers are Ryosuke Saegusa and Yuma from Kotaro, while Brittany Morrissey is overseeing the film for Sony Pictures.
The film is currently scheduled to hit cinemas on April 8, 2022.