Deadline reports that Man of Steel actor Michael Shannon has joined the growing cast of David Leitch’s (Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde, John Wick) upcoming assassin film Bullet Train for Sony Pictures. His other credits includes The Shape of Water, Knives Out, Bad Boys 2, and Boardwalk Empire.
The film focuses on a group of assassins on Japanese bullet train in Tokyo.
Shannon is the latest addition to a cast that consists of recent Oscar winner Brad Pitt (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood), Joey King (The Dark Knight Rises), Andrew Koji (G.I. Joe Origins: Snake Eyes), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Godzilla, Kick-Ass, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Brian Tyree Henry (Godzilla vs Kong, Widows, Joker, Eternals), and Zazie Beetz (Joker, Deadpool 2).
Sony Pictures hasn’t given Bullet Train an official release date and filming is taking place in Los Angeles, California.