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“Bad Boys” Threequel Is a Go as “Bad Boys for Life”

L-R: Martin Lawrence and Will Smith in 1995’s “Bad Boys”; Columbia Pictures/Getty ImagesThere’s some good news and bad news for fans of the Bad Boys franchise. The “good?” Will Smith and Martin Lawrence will be back. The bad? Moviegoers will have to wait a little bit longer for Sony Pictures’ follow-up to 2003’s Bad Boys II.
The third installment has been bumped from June of 2017 to January, 12 2018, a rep for Sony Pictures tells ABC News.

Along with the date change, the long-in-development movie got a new title, Bad Boys for Life — a reference familiar to fans of the series and its odd couple pair of childhood pals-turned Miami detectives. Smith played the flashy trust-fund playboy Mike Lowrey, and Martin the tightly-wound family man, Marcus Burnett.

The franchise kicked off in 1995. 

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