Will Smith and Martin Lawrence confirm Bad Boys 4 is in the works
What will you do? What will you do if they make another Bad Boys movie? Get ready to shake your tail feather and head to Martin Lawrence’s house for the big news.
Stars Lawrence and Will Smith, who were jubilantly resurrecting his career after last year’s life-changing Oscar smack, confirmed Tuesday they would star in a fourth installment in the action film franchise, noting the signature music and nomenclature missteps would fall back on the go.
“It’s around this time,” Smith said, sharing a video of him stopping by Lawrence’s to make the joint announcement. “It’s official, ‘Bad Boys 4,’ baby.”
The “Fresh Prince” and “Martin” stars joked that they were hoping to title the new entry “Bad Boys 4 Life,” but unfortunately the studio used the title “Bad Boys for Life” for the third installment, which hit the box office dominated in January 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic decimated the entertainment industry.
According to a Sony Pictures statement on Tuesday, the fourth film is in early pre-production at Sony Pictures, with Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah again directing from a script by Chris Bremner. The “Mrs. Marvel and ill-fated Batgirl filmmakers directed Bad Boys for Life, which starred Miami detective Mike Lowrey (Smith) and retired detective Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) 25 years after the first Bad Boys film the big screen brought .
The 1995 debut grossed $65.8 million at the worldwide box office and was quickly surpassed by its followers: “Bad Boys II” and 2003’s “Bad Boys for Life” each grossed $273.3 million worldwide. dollars and $426.5 million.
The latest sequel is again produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Smith for Westbrook, and Doug Belgrade and Chad Oman. Lawrence, James Lassiter, Mike Stenson, Barry Waldman and Jon Mone are executive producers.
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2023-01-31/bad-boys-4-will-smith-martin-lawrence-sony Will Smith and Martin Lawrence confirm Bad Boys 4 is in the works