“One last time?” “One last time.”
It’s been 16 years since Will Smith and Martin Lawrence hit the streets in Bad Boys II — and nearly a quarter-century since the original Bad Boys, but now we finally have the first trailer for the ever-gestating Bad Boys for Life. Check it out above.
Inspirational line: “You want your legacy to be muscle shirts and body counts?”
This time, Detectives Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Lawrence), along with Miami PD’s elite AMMO team, attempt to take down Armando Armas (Jacob Scipio), head of a ruthless drug cartel.
They’ve got people to roust, bullets to discharge, Porsches to buff out and bosses to keep on the brink of angina — note their captain’s (Joe Pantoliano) very NSFW verbal reaction in one Pepto Bismol-worthy scene.
Vanessa Hudgens Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nunez. Kate Del Castillo and Nicky Jam also star in the threequel directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah. Joe Carnahan and Chris Bremner wrote the script from a story they penned with Peter Craig. Smith, Jerry Bruckheimer and Doug Belgrad — whose 2.0 Entertainment is co-financing the pic — are the producers, with Barry Waldman, Chad Oman and Mike Stenson serving as executive producers.
Sony will release the Columbia Pictures action-comedy on January 17.
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