“Bullet Train”: “Kissing Booth” star is said to play a killer alongside Brad Pitt
Joey King is known as the main character Elle from the Netflix hit “Kissing Booth” and is now supposed to be given a gun: In “Bullet Train” she is supposed to play an assassin who fights with other killers on a train.
It would be her biggest action role to date: As the industry magazines Deadline and The Wrap report, the 21-year-old Joey King is in negotiations about a leading role in the upcoming action film “Bullet Train”. Losmovies already sniffed action air in “Independence Day 2: Return”
King, who played Elle in the Netflix teen romance “The Kissing Booth” and the sequel, would take on the role of a killer among killers in “Bullet Train” who all meet in the confines of a moving train. King’s role would be Prince.
King, who played Elle in the Netflix teen romance “The Kissing Booth” and the sequel, would take on the role of a killer among killers in “Bullet Train”
One of the other killer roles is already prominently cast: Superstar Brad Pitt, who was awarded the Oscar in 2020 for his saucy Cliff Booth in “Once Upon A Time … In Hollywood”, plays an American assassin named Ladybug.
“Deadpool 2” director staged
“Bullet Train” is based on the manga “Maria Beetle”, is described as “speed” meets “non-stop” and staged by former stuntman and stunt coordinator David Leitch, who feels like “John Wick” and “Atomic Blonde” bigger action directing is offered that Hollywood has to offer.
“Bullet Train” has not yet made a theatrical release, but filming should start this fall. They have the advantage that the risk of infection for the employees is comparatively low, since mainly only one set is used, the train. The actors and crew stay among themselves instead of traveling from location to location and working with different local crews.
Meanwhile, Joey King remains loyal to her most famous film series: She is also part of “The Kissing Booth 3”, which is to be released in 2021 and has even already been shot. Here is the teaser: