Deadline reports a spin-off of the Bad Boys action film’s directed by Michael Bay is currently in the works with Gabrielle Union attached in the lead role.
The Blacklist writers-producers Brandon Margolis and Brandon Sonnier will write the series which will follow Union reprising her role as Special Agent Sydney Burnett, an undercover operative with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the sister of Martin Lawrence’s Marcus Burnett who was introduced in the franchise’s second installment, Bad Boys II.
The series has yet to find a home as it is currently being shopped to networks but is expected to land a major commitment as it has already received interest from multiple places. Bad Boys producer Jerry Bruckheimer who will serve as executive producer alongside Doug Belgrad, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. Jerry Bruckheimer TV, 2.0 Entertainment, Primary Wave Entertainment, and Sony Pictures TV Studios will produce.
Originally, Sony Pictures was looking to continue forward the Bay Boys franchise with but both of the planned third and fourth installments were plucked from the studio’s release calendar this year. The screenplay for Bad Boys 3 is reportedly still being worked on and Will Smith still has interest in the project but there have been no further developments.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the Bad Boys spin-off series as we learn it.
7 Movies Still Worth Catching In Theaters In 2017
The summer movie season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some amazing films still coming out this year! It just opened the fall box office with a bang, earning the highest opening for a horror film, and there are quite a few films set to follow its lead. The holiday season in particular is always a great time for movies, with Oscar contenders and big-budget family-friendly movies being released simultaneously.
Of course, the movies on this list aren’t the only films coming out this year — they’re just some of the ones with the biggest marketing budget, making it easier for people to know they are coming out soon. So, if none of these movies seem interesting to you, do a little research and see if there are any great independent or foreign films coming to your local theaters!
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