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Grab your Tropical Fruit Bubblicious and Skittles: the Bad Boys For Life trailer is here.
Martin Lawrence and Will Smiths explosive KKK-shooting and drug-stomping antics were last seen 17 years ago in Bad Boys II.
After a long periods of uncertainty, Michael Bays adored series is set to make a barnstorming return next year as the boys return to take down a drug cartel in Atlanta.
Check out the trailer below:
The threequel is being directed by Belgian directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, with the star duo reprising their roles as detectives Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Lawrence).
Also returning is Joe Pantaliano as Captain Howard, as well as franchise newbies Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig and Charles Melton, Jacob Scipio, Paola Nuñez and DJ Khaled (yes, really).
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The first film, Bad Boys, saw the two pals protect a witness to a murder while investigating theft of heroin from an evidence locker in Miami. The sequel saw the pally police officers attempt to curb the flow of MDMA into Miami.
A third Bad Boys film languished in production hell for quite some time. Bay said back in 2008 that hed consider directing it, but cost was going to be an issue: Smith and Lawrence demanded very high salaries for their work.
Back in 2015, director Joe Carnahan was confirmed to helm the third entry, with two further sequels confirmed for release in 2017 and 2019 respectively – obviously, that never came to fruition.
Due to creative differences with Will Smith, Carnahan exited the project.
As reported by CinemaBlend, Carnahan said:
I just know myself, man. And I thought what we were doing at that point was the law of diminishing returns. I wasnt servicing the story that I was really excited about telling, that the studio had grRead More – Source