It looks like a “Bad Boys 3” movie is closer to being a reality that screenwriter David Guggenheim (“Safe House“) is in talks to write the script for the threequel.
Will Smith & Martin Lawrence are expected to return (at least Sony Pictures wants them to, and, let’s face it, it just wouldn’t be the same film without them), although director Michael Bay, who directed the first two films in the franchise, isn’t as certain. Although he did say during a press junket interview while promoting the last “Transformers” movie that he wanted to do it & was, at the time, talking to the actors about it.
Jerry Bruckheimer will return to produce with Sony Pictures backing the project.
This might get expensive for Sony with all these big salaries to pay & may not even be worth it, unless they expect it to do really big numbers at the box office.
You’ll remember that one of the reasons Will Smith likely won’t be in the “Independence Day” sequels is because of his asking salary, which the studio wasn’t high on paying.