Will Smith, Martin Lawrence verify ‘Bad Boys 4’ is a go

Whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do once they make one other “Bad Boys” movie? Get able to shake ya tailfeather and drive over to Martin Lawrence’s home to announce the massive information.

Stars Lawrence and Will Smith, jubilantly resuming his profession resuscitation after final 12 months’s life-altering Oscars slap, confirmed Tuesday that they’d star in a fourth installment of the action-movie franchise, calling again to the signature music in addition to the nomenclature missteps they made alongside the way in which.

“IT’S ABOUT THAT TIME,” Smith stated, sharing a video of him stopping by Lawrence’s place to make the joint announcement. “It’s official, ‘Bad Boys 4,’ baby.”

The “Fresh Prince” and “Martin” stars quipped that they hoped to call the brand new entry “Bad Boys 4 Life” however, alas, the studio used the title “Bad Boys for Life” for the third installment, which dominated the field workplace in January 2020, simply earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic decimated the leisure business.

According to a Tuesday assertion from Sony Pictures, the fourth movie is in early pre-production at Sony Pictures with Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah returning to direct from a script by Chris Bremner. The “Ms. Marvel” and ill-fated “Batgirl” filmmakers directed “Bad Boys for Life,” which introduced Miami detective Mike Lowrey (Smith) and retired detective Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) again to the massive display 25 years after the primary “Bad Boys” movie.

The 1995 debut made $65.8 million on the worldwide field workplace and was swiftly out-earned by its follow-ups: 2003’s “Bad Boys II” and “Bad Boys for Life” respectively earned $273.3 million and $426.5 million globally.

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The latest sequel is once more being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Smith for Westbrook, and Doug Belgrad and Chad Oman. Lawrence, James Lassiter, Mike Stenson, Barry Waldman and Jon Mone are govt producers.