Seth Rogen Rewrote Bad Boys II

This weekend brings the release of Bad Boys for Life, but before the movie hits theaters, we’ve got a surprising bit of trivia that just came to light about Michael Bay‘s Bad Boys II.

Even though the script for Bad Boys II was written by Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, White Men Can’t Jump) and Jerry Stahl (Moonlighting, Twin Peaks), there was a rewrite done by The 40-Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up writer/director Judd Apatow, and he asked Superbad and Pineapple Express writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to help him out. Yeah, shit just got real. Read More »

Bad Boys Honest Trailer

Bad Boys for Life arrives in theaters this week, but before you see Will Smith and Martin Lawrence back in action, you can see them making the publicity rounds to promote the movie. In a little Bad Boys video round-up, we’ve got the dynamic duo attending a therapy session in character as Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, their Hollywood alter egos going shopping for some sweet kicks, and a Bad Boys Honest Trailer taking us all the way back to the start. Read More »

Why Joe Carnahan left Bad Boys 3

At one point, Narc and The Grey filmmaker Joe Carnahan was set to direct Mission: Impossible III, but left the project due to creative differences. History would repeat itself, with Carnahan leaving yet another threequel, Bad Boys III, for similar reasons. In a recent interview, Carnahan opened up about his Bad Boys III departure, revealing that his vision for the movie clashed with what star Will Smith ultimately wanted.

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In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Ghostbusters 3 is gearing up to film in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Speaking of Ghostbusters 3: Melissa McCarthy is fine with it.
  • How to Train Your Dragon 3 director Dean DeBlois would be fine with the franchise continuing (with new characters).
  • Kevin Smith shares a pic of a familiar location, and a familiar face, from the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot set.
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse directors offer their thoughts on what a potential sequel might look like.
  • Will Smith shares a “censored” look at a Bad Boys 3 script read.

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bad boys for life

Fans have been waiting over 15 years for Bad Boys for Life to get in front of cameras. The sequel has had plenty of ups and downs over the years with Michael Bay leaving the project in the hands of director Joe Carnahan, who ended up leaving even after writing the script. Now the project finally seems to have firm footing with directors Adil Arbi and Bilall Fallah as the latest filmmakers getting behind the camera, and we finally have word on what kind of problem Will Smith and Martin Lawrence will be dealing with this time. Read More »

to all the boys i've loved before sequel

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown would very much like to be in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel.
  • Bad Boys 3 adds even more cast members.
  • The next Jumanji movie starts shooting soon.
  • Director Travis Knight has some ideas for Bumblebee 2, if anyone wants to ask him to make it.

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‘Bad Boys 3’ Cast Adds Vanessa Hudgens and More

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The Bad Boys 3 cast is starting to come together. The film has just added Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, and Charles Melton to star alongside Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Hudgens, Ludwig, and Melton are playing a highly-specialized police unit that clashes with Smith and Lawrence’s characters on the job. More on the Bad Boys 3 cast below.

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Bad Boys for Life Cast

Unless you tuned in to the Netflix series Sense8, there’s a good chance you haven’t seen Joe Pantoliano in a little while unless you’ve been re-watching one of his famous turns in The Matrix, Risky Business, The Goonies, Memento or the Bad Boys franchise. But thankfully, the latter will bring him back to the blockbusters he deserves to be starring in.

The long-gestating and anticipated (?) sequel Bad Boys for Life will not only have Will Smith and Martin Lawrence back as Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, but it will also bring back the actor that we lovingly refer to as Joey Pants in the role of Captain Howard. Read More »

Bad Boys 3

The Bad Boys are officially back together. The long-gestating Bad Boys 3 received the green light from Sony last month with Will Smith on board, but a big question mark remained around franchise co-star Martin Lawrence, who remained a hold-out for as long as a Bad Boys 3 had been rumored. But now, Lawrence’s return is seemingly confirmed, with the actor set to reprise his role as Detective Marcus Burnett in Bad Boys For Life.

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The on-again/off-again Bad Boys 3 is back on again, as Sony just gave the greenlight to the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence sequel. The plan now is to release the film, titled Bad Boys for Life, in 2020. Smith has officially signed on, while Lawrence is still hammering out details of his deal. We’ve been here before, but for now, let’s all assume Bad Boys 3 is on track, shall we?

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