Marvel Studios is always on the lookout for filmmakers who might serve them well in crafting the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So it should come as no surprise to hear that they’ve already met with director Lulu Wang, the filmmaker behind 2019’s acclaimed indie darling The Farewell. But they’re not just looking in the indie arena for new directing talent either. Following the success of Bad Boys for Life, directing duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have also been approached by Marvel Studios. Read More »
After 17 years of waiting, we finally got to see the bad boys of Miami grow up with Bad Boys For Life. And it was worth the wait. Without Michael Bay at the helm, the Miami cops actually got to grow a little, have some real heart-to-heart moments, and do and say things we just don’t see in Bay’s movies. Co-directors Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi managed to recharge the franchise and make a sequel both modern and nostalgic.
After the success of Bad Boys for Life, another sequel is already in the works. If all goes according to plan, expect Fallah and El Arbi back to direct. While speaking with the Belgium filmmaking duo behind Black, which is what caught Will Smith and Jerry Bruckheimer‘s attention, they told us about their plan to direct one more sequel. They also told us about making the movie’s massive motorcycle chase scene, paying homage to Bay and the ’90s, and more.
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The two Bad Boys projects are finally gonna come to you.
The long-gestating third Bad Boys film, known as Bad Boys For Life, has tapped a directing duo and is eyeing an August production start. Meanwhile, the Bad Boys TV spin-off, featuring Gabrielle Union reprising her role from Bad Boys II, has cast Ghostbusters‘ Ernie Hudson as her father.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 by Angie Han
The on-again, off-again development process on Beverly Hills Cop 4 is officially on again. Paramount has tapped Belgian filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to direct the next installment of the action-comedy series, which will bring Eddie Murphy‘s Axel Foley back to his Detroit roots. Read More »