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Sandra Bullock, 56, joins Brad Pitt, 57, for the thriller Bullet Train

Sandra Bullock, 56, joins Brad Pitt, 57, for the thriller Bullet Train in what will mark their first film together… even though they have been friends for decades

Sandra Bullock has landed a plum role opposite Brad Pitt in one of the most anticipated new films.

The Oscar-winning star will be joining her friend Jennifer Aniston’s ex-husband Brad Pitt for the thriller Bullet Train, according to Tuesday report from Deadline.

The action film is based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by bestselling author Kotaro Isaka.

Sounds like a thrill ride: The Oscar-winning star will be joining Pitt for the thriller Bullet Train, according to Tuesday report from Deadline

Working together: Sandra Bullock has landed a plum role opposite Brad Pitt in one of the most anticipated new films. The Oscar-winning star will be joining Pitt for the thriller Bullet Train, according to Tuesday report from Deadline

This is the first time that 56-year-old Sandra and 57-year-old Brad will be co-starring together.

They have several friends in common: In addition to Aniston, there is George Clooney (Sandra co-starred with him in Gravity and Brad worked with him in Ocean’s 11) as well as Cate Blanchett (Sandra worked with her on Ocean’s 8 and Brad starred with the icon in Babel and The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button).

In July Brad and Sandra worked together via Zoom on United We Sing: A Grammy Tribute to the Unsung Heroes. 

In 2014 they were on stage together in New Orleans for a Make It Right gala. 

The common pal: Sandra is best friends with Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt used to be married to her; seen last month with Chris McMillan

The common pal: Sandra is best friends with Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt used to be married to her; seen last month with Chris McMillan

Also in the cast are Joey King, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Michael Shannon, Logan Lerman, Masi Oka and Andrew Koji.

Bullock was last seen in Bird Box and will next be in the untitled drama from director Nora Fingscheidt.

Pitt last starred in Ad Astra and he is producing the upcoming film Blonde.

A new life: Pitt last starred in Ad Astra and he is producing the upcoming film Blonde; seen in an ad for Chateau Miraval

A new life: Pitt last starred in Ad Astra and he is producing the upcoming film Blonde; seen in an ad for Chateau Miraval

In January King shared a dramatic selfie from the set of her new film Bullet Train .

The star was posing with her costar Brian Tyree Henry.

King, who gained notoriety for starring in the Netflix film series The Kissing Booth, posed with Henry in face shields for the black-and-white photo.

The pair had no nonsense expressions on their faces, with Joey regarding the camera with a frank look and Brian giving his best snarl.

A massive hit: Bullock was last seen in Bird Box and will next be in the untitled drama from director Nora Fingscheidt; seen with Sarah Paulson

A massive hit: Bullock was last seen in Bird Box and will next be in the untitled drama from director Nora Fingscheidt; seen with Sarah Paulson

The young actress had her hair in a straight and neat bob, with heavy make up around her eyes.  

She wore a preppy knit sweater vest, dress shirt and neck tie.

Brian was dressed similarly, with a denim jacket.

King captioned the photo, ‘Please have your tickets ready for the killer, I mean conductor’.

She added the emoji for a train, along with the hashtag #BulletTrainMovie.

The film, following five assassins aboard the same high speed locomotive.

Get ready: Joey King shared a dramatic selfie from the set of her new film Bullet Train on Monday night, posing with her costar Brian Tyree Henry

Get ready: Joey King shared a dramatic selfie from the set of her new film Bullet Train on Monday night, posing with her costar Brian Tyree Henry

Lady Gaga is also rumored to have a role in the movie, although that has not been confirmed.

Bullet Train is being directed by David Leitch of Deadpool 2 fame.

The movie has reportedly been filming in Los Angeles, California for the past couple of months.

Prior to this project, Joey wrapped filming on The Kissing Booth 3, alongside her real life ex-boyfriend Jacob Elordi.

Other upcoming projects for King include dramedy Camp, as well as the TV miniseries A Spark of Light.

In 2019, she scored a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the riveting Hulu miniseries The Act.

Seen elsewhere on Instagram: King is a 21-year-old Golden Globe nominee who gained notoriety for starring in the Netflix film series The Kissing Booth

Seen elsewhere on Instagram: King is a 21-year-old Golden Globe nominee who gained notoriety for starring in the Netflix film series The Kissing Booth

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