2nd November 218: The two stars of the Bad Boys franchise, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, confirm the long-awaited sequel to Bad Boys 2. Production will begin in 2019 and the theatre release is set to be on Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend in 2020.
Columbia Pictures president, Sanford Panitch says, “If we’re going to make another Bad Boys after 15 years, it’s got to be next-level great,”.
“The film will see Lawrence’s character Marcus Burnett working as a private eye after a falling out with Smith’s Mike Lowery, who is going through a midlife crisis as a bachelor who finally wants to mature, all while dealing with a new a young and cocky partner who is loyal to Lowery but that loyalty is not reciprocated, and finds bond with Burnett when he returns to the fray. Lowery and Burnett are brought together again when a lean, mean, skilled, Albanian mercenary with a vendetta puts a death order on Lowery and Burnett for the death of his brother. Now the two must work together once again to bring him down.”
In under 24 hours, the video announcement has racked up more than six million views. The announcement also sees nearly 96,000 comments from fans expressing excitement for the upcoming film.
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