Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 by Russ Fischer
Bad Boys was a breakout hit for Will Smith, Martin Lawrence and director Michael Bay, and the sequel Bad Boys II was so deliberately outrageous that it was almost a total parody of the very idea of an action movie. After the excess of the second film, a third chapter seems not only superfluous, but highly unlikely. How do you follow that?
But perhaps it isn’t so unlikely. We’ve known for a while that Columbia Pictures had Peter Craig writing a script. Michael Bay has indicated that he’s willing to return, should the issue of money be figured out — he and Will Smith cost a lot these days. Now Martin Lawrence (who doesn’t command such a high price of late) is saying that Bad Boys III is definitely happening. Read More »