Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys For Life
  • 2020
  • US
  • 2h 3min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
  • Cast: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Núñez, Kate del Castillo, Nicky Jam, Joe Pantoliano, Thomas Brag

Mike (Smith) and Marcus (Lawrence) are back, tracking down a mysterious assassin with the help of younger colleagues. The best film in the franchise so far, it’s full of the expected action but also develops the relationship between the leads. Great fun, and the most purely entertaining movie Smith has made in a while.

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Bad Boys For Life directors found out about fourth movie on the internet

21 Jan 2020

Film gossip

The 'Bad Boys For Life' directors only found out a fourth movie is in the works via the internet. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah helmed the long-awaited sequel to 2003's 'Bad Boys II' in the place of Michael Bay, and have revealed they have not yet been…

Bad Boys for Life directors 'stressed' by Michael Bay's cameo

19 Jan 2020

Film gossip

'Bad Boys for Life' directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah felt anxious about Michael Bay's cameo in the new movie. The 54-year-old filmmaker helmed the first two films in the 'Bad Boys' franchise and was invited to make a cameo appearance in the new…

Bad Boys for Life

16 Jan 20203 stars

The third film in the Will Smith-fronted action franchise makes for an entertaining reunion

It's been 25 years since the original Bad Boys – the Lethal Weapon / Miami Vice hybrid that launched the movie careers of former music video director Michael Bay and then-Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith. Smith was teamed with comic Martin Lawrence…

Will Smith made Bad Boys sequel for fans

16 Jan 2020

Film gossip

Will Smith made 'Bad Boys for Life' for the fans who always asked for another movie. The 51-year-old actor reprises his role as Detective Mike Lowrey in the third film in the buddy cop series and follow-up to 'Bad Boys II', which came out in 2003. Will…

Martin Lawrence blames Will Smith for Bad Boys delay

11 Jan 2020

Film gossip

Martin Lawrence says Will Smith is to blame for the delay in making 'Bad Boys For Life'. Will and Martin have joined forces for the third installment in the 'Bad Boys' franchise but Martin, 54, revealed Will, 51, was adamant that the script for the…

DJ Khaled unveils all-star Bad Boys For Life soundtrack LP

9 Jan 2020

Music gossip

DJ Khaled has unveiled the star-studded track-listing for the 'Bad Boys For Life' soundtrack album. The 'No Brainer' hitmaker is overseeing the movie's accompanying record, which features tracks by the likes of The Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin, Jaden…

Martin Lawrence explains long wait for Bad Boys for Life

7 Jan 2020

Film gossip

Martin Lawrence has addressed the long wait for 'Bad Boys for Life'. The 54-year-old actor reprises his role as Inspector Marcus Burnett in the third film in the 'Bad Boys' series – which also stars Will Smith as Detective Lieutenant Mike Lowrey and…

Vanessa Hudgens praises 'wonderful' Bad Boys For Life co-stars

22 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Vanessa Hudgens says it was "wonderful" working with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence on 'Bad Boys For Life'. The pair are back as their respective alter egos Detectives Mike Lowry and Marcus Burnett, whom they first portrayed in 1995 film 'Bad Boys' and…

Bad Boys for Life wraps up production

23 Apr 2019

Film gossip

'Bad Boys for Life' has wrapped production. The film's official Instagram account has shared a behind-the-scenes snap of Will Smith and co-star Martin Lawrence announcing that the long-awaited third installment of the much-loved buddy cop franchise has…

DJ Khaled joins Bad Boys sequel

16 Jan 2019

Film gossip

DJ Khaled has confirmed he's joined the cast of 'Bad Boys for Life'. The 43-year-old music producer is set to join Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the long-awaited third installment of the much-loved buddy cop franchise. Khaled posted on Twitter on…

Will Smith faces 'cold-blooded killer' in Bad Boys for Life

7 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Will Smith will face a "cold-blooded killer" in 'Bad Boys for Life'. The 50-year-old actor and his co-star Martin Lawrence confirmed last year they are working on the upcoming third instalment of the much-loved thriller/mystery franchise, and now…

Vanessa Hudgens joins Bad Boys for Life

21 Dec 2018

Film gossip

Vanessa Hudgens has confirmed she's joined the cast of 'Bad Boys for Life'. The 30-year-old actress – who is best known for portraying Gabriella Montez in the 'High School Musical' film series – is set to join Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the…

Martin Lawrence confirms Bad Boys return

1 Nov 2018

Film gossip

Martin Lawrence has confirmed his return to the 'Bad Boys' franchise. The 53-year-old actor starred as Detective Marcus Burnett in the 1995 film 'Bad Boys; and its 2003 sequel 'Bad Boys II', and he has now confirmed he is on board for the upcoming third…

Bad Boys For Life close to being green-lighted by Sony

2 Oct 2018

Film gossip

'Bad Boys For Life' is reportedly on the cusp of being given the green light by Sony Pictures. The long-awaited third instalment of the money-spinning film franchise - which stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence as detectives - has been talked about for…

Bad Boys for Life gets January 2020 release date

11 May 2018

Film gossip

'Bad Boys for Life' has been handed a release date of January 17, 2020. The long-awaited third instalment of the action-comedy franchise will see Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunite, having previously starred in 'Bad Boys' in 1995 and 2003's 'Bad…

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence to reunite for Bad Boys for Life

10 May 2018

Film gossip

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are set to reunite for 'Bad Boys for Life'. The 49-year-old actor and Martin, 53, previously starred in two films in the buddy cop movie franchise, and they are being brought back for a much-anticipated third instalment.

Bad Boys for Life pulled from Sony schedule

12 Aug 2017

Film gossip

The third 'Bad Boys' movie has been pulled from Sony's schedule. 'Bad Boys for Life', the follow up to the 1995 movie 'Bad Boys' and its 2003 sequel 'Bad Boys II', was initially set for release on November 9, 2018, but Sony has now removed it from its…

Bad Boys for Life loses director

9 Mar 2017

Film gossip

'Bad Boys for Life' has lost its director. Joe Carnahan - famous for 'The A-Team' - has reportedly pulled out of the third movie in the 'Bad Boys' franchise due to "creative differences", plunging the next instalment of the Will Smith and Martin…

Bad Boys 3 gets a new title and release date

12 Aug 2016

Film gossip

'Bad Boys 3' has a new title and release date. The long awaited sequel has been pushed back to January 2018 as Sony is yet to confirm a start date for shooting. Deadline has reported that the studio has also revealed that the follow up to the first two…

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