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Emily Blunt Joins Ryan Gosling in Universal’s ‘The Fall Guy’

Emily Blunt has joined actor Ryan Gosling and director David Leitch in the stuntman action drama The Fall Guy for Universal. The forthcoming movie is inspired by the classic 1980s series of the same name. Fall Guy was created by Glen A. Larson, the prolific TV producer whose output ranged from Battlestar Galactica to Magnum P.I, […]

How ‘Bullet Train’ Director David Leitch Went From Brad Pitt’s Stuntman to Brad Pitt’s Director

David Leitch first worked with Brad Pitt in the late ’90s when he doubled for him on the set of David Fincher’s Fight Club. The experience went so well that Pitt soon recommended him for the same role on Gore Verbinski’s The Mexican, but within a day, Leitch totaled two El Caminos during a driving […]

Idris Elba, David Leitch Team for ‘Bang!’ Spy Thriller for Netflix

Idris Elba and David Leitch are teaming up for Bang! from Dark Horse Entertainment and headed to Netflix. Concrete Cowboy star Elba will feature in the spy thriller, with Leitch directing after his work on Bullet Train and Deadpool 2. Based on the comic series by Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres, the feature adaptation will […]

Brad Pitt on Reuniting With Former Stunt Double David Leitch and Avoiding Injury on ‘Bullet Train’

Action-star Brad Pitt has returned, following up his 2020 Oscar for Once Upon A Time in Hollywood — in which he plays a washed up stuntman — by reuniting with his own former stunt double, David Leitch. Leitch, who doubled for Pitt on Fight Club, is at the helm on Bullet Train, Sony’s starry action […]

‘Bullet Train’ Review: Brad Pitt Stars in a Thrill-Free Thrill Ride

The star plays one of a cluster of assassins on interconnected missions in David Leitch’s comedy action-thriller set aboard the Japanese high-speed train, also featuring Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Brian Tyree Henry.

‘Bullet Train’ Drops New Trailer With More Action and Brad Pitt Humor

A new look at Bullet Train dropped Tuesday, featuring a lot more action and hilarious Brad Pitt moments. In the Columbia Pictures action-thriller, Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky but highly gifted assassin determined to finally do his job peacefully. But, naturally, fate has other plans. His latest mission puts him on the world’s fastest […]

Netflix Backs Away From Will Smith Film ‘Fast and Loose’ (Exclusive)

The week before the Oscar ceremony, director David Leitch — in a stroke of unintentional good timing — withdrew as the director of a planned Netflix movie Fast and Loose, starring Will Smith. Instead, he moved on to Fall Guy, starring Ryan Gosling, for Universal, which is supposed to start production in August. A source […]

Brad Pitt Shines in Action-Packed, Stylish ‘Bullet Train’ Trailer

Brad Pitt is back and kicking butt in Sony’s upcoming Bullet Train. The Oscar-winning actor stars in the stylish action-thriller from the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch. Pitt headlines an ensemble cast of eclectic assassins, all with their own objectives, set against the backdrop of a nonstop ride through modern-day Japan. Nearly three minutes […]

John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo Join David Harbour in ‘Violent Night’ (Exclusive)

John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo, Alex Hassell and Alexis Louder have joined David Harbour in Universal’s Christmas action movie Violent Night. David Leitch, Kelly McCormick and Guy Danella are producing the feature via their Universal-based 87North Banner, with the moviemakers hoping to replicate the success of their previous effort, the Bob Odenkirk sleeper action hit Nobody. […]