Brad Pitt Assured Joey King She Belonged On The Bullet Train Set – Film News | Film-News.co.uk

Brad Pitt helped reassure Joey King that she deserved her spot on the Bullet Train cast.

The Kissing Booth actress felt overwhelmed and like a ‘fish out of water’ filming David Leitch’s high-octane action-comedy alongside stars including Pitt, Sandra Bullock , Michael Shannon, Brian Tyree Henry and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

However, she felt much better after Pitt and Leitch assured her she was in the right place.

“They were like, ‘No, you’re totally capable of being here, we want you here and you’re great. And I’m like, ‘Me? Are you sure?'” she said to herself. remembered in Variety. “It was amazing because on top of feeling overwhelmed and excited and nervous about it, I had the bigger kids say, ‘No, you belong here.'”

In the upcoming blockbuster, Pitt plays a reluctant hitman who is ordered to retrieve a briefcase from a bullet train traveling from Tokyo to Morioka. Once on board, he realizes that he is surrounded by assassins – including King’s Prince – and that their goals are all connected.

The 22-year-old admitted she felt like a newcomer to Hollywood while filming the movie.

“I’ve been in this industry for 18 years (and) I grew up in LA, (but) I felt like I just moved here because I was like, ‘Wow, this is the epitome Hollywood. I’m working with David Leitch on an action movie, shot at Sony, about the assassins, with Brad Pitt, and I can see the Hollywood sign on the way to work,'” she exclaimed .

Bullet Train is set to hit theaters in July.

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