Based on the best-selling book by Japanese author Kōtarō Isaka, Bullet Train follows five assassins that find themselves on a train from Tokyo to Morioka. Alongside Bullock and Pitt, the star-studded cast includes rapper Bad Bunny, Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), Zazie Beetz (Joker) and Joey King (Kissing Booth).
Bullock and Pitt recently worked together on the action-comedy, The Lost City. The Blind Side actress really wanted the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star to join the movie. Her witty solution? She confided in the actor’s hairdresser to sway him and it actually worked.
“Janine Thompson, who has been doing my hair for centuries on films, does his hair. And he asked her to call me and ask me to do him a favor,” she said. “And I called her and said, ‘Since I said yes, can you get in his ear and ask him to do our film?’ And he said yes! There is nothing sexy about it. Hairstylists hold all the power in Hollywood.”
Catch Sandra Bullock and Brad Pitt in the new action-thriller Bullet Train, which hits theaters on August 5.
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