Brian Tyree Henry added to the cast of Brad Pitt thriller Bullet Train … about gangs lodged on same train
Brian Tyree Henry has been added to the cast of Brad Pitt thriller Bullet Train, about gangs lodged on same train.
The 38-year-old actor joins Joey King, Aaron Taylor Johnson and Andrew Koji in the motion picture ensemble from Sony, which is directed by David Leitch, Deadline reported.
The movie’s source material is Japanese author Kotaro Isaka’s bestseller Maria Beetle, and Zak Olkewicz is screenwriter on the movie.
Key addition: Brian Tyree Henry, 38, has been added to the cast of Brad Pitt thriller Bullet Train about gangs lodged on same train
The material deals with rival gang factions stuck on a tension-packed three-hour ride on the same bullet train traveling from Tokyo to Morioka, with different agendas in tow.
It was not immediately clear which role the actor, who’s been seen in Child’s Play and If Beale Street Could Talk, would play in the film alongside the perennial A-lister Pitt.
Henry, who portrayed Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles Atlanta on the show Atlanta, has a series of projects slated for upcoming release.
They include the Netflix movie The Woman in the Window with Amy Adams and Gary Oldman; Superintelligence on HBO Max featuring Melissa McCarthy, James Corden and Bobby Cannavale; and the blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong.
In demand: Henry, who portrayed Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles Atlanta on the show Atlanta, has a series of projects slated for upcoming release
Victorious: Pitt was snapped earlier this year at the Oscars, where he won an Academy Award for his work in Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood
In addition, Henry is featured in next year’s Marvel movie The Eternals headlined by Pitt’s ex-wife Angelina Jolie.
The thriving actor last year opened up to Rolling Stone about his burgeoning career, saying he was honored by support he received.
‘I feel like people are rooting for me right now,’ Henry said. ‘Which is a great feeling, because it never felt like people were rooting for me before.’