August 31, 2009

Columbia developing 3rd ‘Bad Boys’ flick

Novelist Peter Craig has been hired to write a third installment in the "Bad Boys' action-comedy film franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Columbia Pictures intends to reunite the first two movies' director Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence for the third project, although no deals have been made yet, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

Bad Boys, the first of the two movies, in which Smith and Lawrence play Miami detectives, was released in 1995. Bad Boys II came out in 2003.