CAA tonight authorized David Leitch, the past stuntman that co-directed John Wick, and also helmed Deadpool 2, Fast & & Furious Presents: Hobbs & & Shaw and also Atomic Blonde. Company likewise authorized his other half and also imaginative companion Kelly McCormick and also their provider 87 North.
Leitch had actually been actually repped through WME and also simply lately was actually readied to route Bullet Train, the Sony Pictures activity film that will definitely star Brad Pitt. That Zak Olkewicz scripted activity movie is actually based upon the Japanese unfamiliar Maria Beetle through Kotaro Isaka. In the unfamiliar, 5 assassins locate on their own on a fast-moving bullet learn coming from Tokyo to Morioka along with a few drop in between. They find their objectives are actually certainly not unconnected to each other. The concern ends up being, that will definitely create it off the learn active and also what awaits all of them at the incurable station. Leitch and also McCormick make Bullet Train along with Antoine Fuqua and also Kat Samick.
Between Hobbs & & Shaw, Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde and also the John Wick franchise business they generate, those movies have actually earned $2.2 billion in worldwide ticket purchases. Their forthcoming movies feature the Bob Odenkirk-starrer Nobody for Universal Pictures and also Netflix’s Kate starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and also Woody Harrelson. They are actually establishing Violent Night, Versus and also Kung Fu via their Universal initial appeal, and also possess the Amblin movie My Dakar Victory and also Fast & & Loose via STX. Leitch likewise co-owns and also co-founded the feat style provider 87 Eleven Action Design, along with Chad Stahelski, that routes the John Wick movies.