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The third movie in the Bad Boys series has been highly anticipated for almost fifteen years! Today, loyal fans were finally, OFFICIALLY given the news they have been waiting for. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are set to reunite for the third installment.
According to Esquire, the plot for the film is, “The film will see Lawrence’s character Marcus Burnett working as a private eye after a falling out with Smith’s Mike Lowery, who is going through a midlife crisis as a bachelor who finally wants to mature, all while dealing with a new a young and cocky partner who is loyal to Lowery but that loyalty is not reciprocated, and finds bond with Burnett when he returns to the fray. Lowery and Burnett are brought together again when a lean, mean, skilled, Albanian mercenary with a vendetta puts a death order on Lowery and Burnett for the death of his brother. Now the two must work together once again to bring him down.” The upcoming film has gone through several directors so far. Michael Bay is responsible for the first two, now Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (of Snowfall) will take on the third. Martin Lawrence took to Instagram yesterday to share a photo of himself and Smith together. The caption read, ”It’s official. Bad Boys for Life. #teammartymar #badboysforlife @willsmith #weback,”.
Smith also took to his IG page to post a video confirming the news as well. In the video, two actors can be seen near the Santa Monica pier and can hardly hide their excitement. Take a look: