With filming on the long in development Bad Boys 4 Life expected to begin in the next few weeks. The studio is rounding out its cast.
According to Variety, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig And Charles Melton have joined Will Smith’s Mike, Martin Lawrence’s Marcus and Joe Pantoliano’s Captain Howard, in Sony’s long in development sequel.
Hudgens, Ludwig, and Melton play a modern, highly specialized police unit that collides with the old school Bad Boys (Smith and Lawrence) when a new threat emerges in Miami. Further plot details are being kept under wraps.
Taking the directing reins from Michael Bay is directing duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, best known for their work on Black, a Romeo and Juliet type story set in Belgium, will helm the film from a script by from a script by Peter Craig and Chris Bremmer, with Joe Carnahan also doing a rewrite.
Filming will be taking place in Atlanta and Miami. HN Entertainment previously reported that filming will begin on January 14th with a wrap date set for around April 12th.
Bad Boys 4 Life will hit theaters on January 17, 2020.