Brad Pitt wins Oscar for playing a stuntman, does this for ‘Bullet Train’

Brad Pitt wins Oscar for playing a stuntman, does this for 'Bullet Train'

Brad Pitt won an Oscar for playing a stuntman in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and he does it for his other movie, Bullet Train.

Brad Pitt is not new to doing action movies, and he will appear in another action-packed film in David Leitch’s upcoming American action-thriller Bullet Train. According to reports, he performed 95% of the stunt in the movie.

Brad Pitt won an Oscar in OUATIH

Brad Pitt won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In the movie, Pitt plays the role of a stuntman named Cliff Booth. Many were impressed with the way he pulled off his performances in the comedy-drama movie.

When he accepted his award, Pitt peppered it with political and funny comments about his co-star Leonardo DiCaprio that many speculated he didn’t write his speech. However, the Ocean’s Eleven actor denied the rumors and assured everyone that his acceptance speech was personal as it was written by him.

Pitt admitted that he has been really tentative about speeches because they make him nervous. But he figured outputting some real work into it and getting comfortable in them. He added that he has funny friends who helped him with “some laughs,” but overall, his acceptance speech was from him because “it’s got to come from the heart,” Insider reported.

Brad doing majority of stunt in Bullet Train

Brad Pitt is part of David Leitch’s star-studded action-thriller Bullet Train, and according to a source, he is doing 95% of the action scenes.

“Brad did 95 percent of his physical stunts — the fighting,” Greg Rementer, the second-unit director and stunt coordinator on Bullet Time, told Vulture. “He’s like a natural-born athlete. He really got in there!”

Bullet Train’s cast includes Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, Michael Shannon, Joey King, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bad Bunny, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sonada, and Lady Gaga.

According to Rementer, he has never worked with so many huge actors in one feature before Bullet Train. He praised them for having excellent physical movement during their training, especially Pitt, Shannon, Tyree Henry, Sonada, and Koji, who put out some great action and did a lot of stuff on their own.

Pitt and Sandra Bullock rumors on set

Bullet Train is Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock’s first movie together. They were photographed filming a scene with Pitt covered in fake blood and bruises. There were rumors that the two were getting flirty on set after they were photographed smiling at each other.

An anonymous source claimed that the pair have been crushing on each other for years. However, the romantic rumors between Pitt and Bullock are not true. Gossip Cop investigated the report and debunked it because Bullock’s representative denied it. Also, both are linked to anyone they’re spotted smiling at.

 

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