After two original films directed by Michael Bay, and a third installment directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, a fourth Bad Boys opus will see the light of day. Here are comedians Will Smith and Martin Lawrence who just announced the news:
bad boys : the buddy movie par excellence
In 1995, for his first feature film, the American director Michael Bay hit very hard. In fact, it describes bad boysa detective film that has become a cult. Worn by Will Smith AND Martin Lawrence, the film becomes an absolute detective film reference. For a budget of 19 million dollars, the feature film brings more than 141 million at the box office, and made Will Smith an international star. Faced with the triumph of this production, Sony Pictures decides to produce a sequel.
In 2003, Michael Bay is back behind the camera for set the stage Bad Boys II. Longer, more explosive, thicker, the film is again a success. With a much bigger budget than 130 million dollarsthis sequence pays more than $273 million in revenue.
However, we will have to wait until 2020 to see the two eccentric cops return to the front of the stage with Bad boys for life. This time Michael Bay leaves his place as director of the Belgian duo Adil El Arbi AND Bilal Fallah. A comeback with great fanfare as this third installment achieves the best result at the box office with more than $426 million in revenue (for a budget of 90 million ALL).
A fourth installment is on the way
Surprisingly, they are officially back for one the fourth adventure. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence recently confirmed their return as Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett. According to varietyAdil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah will return to the realization of this fourth part that still has no title. Chris Bremner takes care of writing the script while Jerry Bruckheimer is back as a producer.
To announce the news to his fans, Will Smith has shot a short video. His followers find the actor in his car, on the dash cam, as he visits Martin Lawrence. Along the way, die-hard fans will have recognized “Shake Ya Tailfeather“, the song by Nelly P. Diddy and Murphy Lee, featured on the soundtrack of Bad Boys II. Once at Martin Lawrence’s property, the two actors announce in unison the production of Bad Boys 4. They take the opportunity to joke about the title of the film, which could be useful for this fourth part. Bad boys for life could indeed be transformed into Bad Boys four Life ; in short you understood the game.
We leave you in the company of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence while we wait to find the bad guys in theaters: