Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson are back together again, this time for an upcoming action thriller. The duo, who previously starred together in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Thor: Ragnarok,” are set to team up once again for “Bullet Train.”
Directed by David Leitch, the film follows a group of assassins who board a bullet train in Tokyo with various missions to carry out. The star-studded cast also includes Brad Pitt, Joey King, Zazie Beetz, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Jordan and Thompson’s chemistry was one of the highlights of “Thor: Ragnarok,” and fans are eagerly anticipating their reunion on the big screen. The two actors have since become major stars in their own right, with Jordan headlining the “Creed” and “Black Panther” franchises, while Thompson has had roles in “Westworld” and “Sorry to Bother You.”
Leitch, who has directed action hits such as “John Wick” and “Atomic Blonde,” is known for his high-octane, visually stunning action sequences, so fans can expect “Bullet Train” to be a thrilling ride. The film is based on the Japanese novel “Maria Beetle” by Kotaro Isaka, and the script is written by Zak Olkewicz.
The project has been in development for several years, and with the star power of Jordan, Thompson, and Pitt, it’s sure to be one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. Fans can expect to see the film in theaters on April 8th, 2022. Overall, the news of Jordan and Thompson’s reunion in “Bullet Train” is exciting for fans of both actors, and with the addition of Leitch as director and a star-studded cast, it’s sure to be a must-see action thriller.