Less than 24 hours ago, it was reported that Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig And Charles Melton had joined joined Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the long awaited Bad Boys sequel, Bad Boys 4 Life. Now, the film has their villain.
According to Deadline, British born Guyanese actor Jacob Scipio will portray the main villain. Also joining the cast is, Mexican actress Paola Nuñez, Nuñez will take on the role of Rite, the tough and funny criminal psychologist who is the newly appointed head of AMMO and Mike’s (Smith) former girlfriend- and the one who got away.
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.