Bad Bunny takes on Brad Pitt in ‘Bullet Train’ action movie trailer

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Many people know Bad Bunny as a chart-topping rapper who further globalized urban Latin music and solidified reggaeton’s place in the mainstream music scene.

But the Puerto Rican entertainer will now star in Sony Pictures’ upcoming action thriller “Bullet Train” alongside a cast that includes Brad Pitt and Joey King.

Bad Bunny’s recent wrestling experience at WWE’s WrestleMania may have come in handy as audiences see him take on Pitt in an intense fight sequence inside a train, according to the new trailer for the film. released Wednesday.

Bad Bunny, born Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, made his acting debut last year on the third season of Netflix’s “Narcos: Mexico.” In the show he played Everardo Arturo “El Kitty” Paez, a wealthy young man who worked for the Tijuana Cartel in Mexico in the 1990s.

But “Bullet Train” takes Bad Bunny to modern-day Japan.

The new film, directed by ‘Atomic Blonde’ and ‘Deadpool 2’ director David Leitch, is based on the novel ‘Maria Beetle’ by Kōtarō Isaka.

It stars Pitt as Ladybug, a skilled assassin who boards a high-speed train and encounters several other professional killers. The killers soon realize that their various targets are all interrelated and their missions quickly spiral out of control.

As Pitt and his various partners attempt to complete their missions, they are involved in brutal combat in the various compartments of the train.

The film is set to premiere on July 15 in theaters only.

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Variety contributed.

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