Martin Lawrence says Bad Boys 4 is still a go despite the Will Smith Oscar slap controversy
Martin Lawrence claims that despite the Will Smith Oscar slap issue, Bad Boys 4 will still go through. The buddy cop action comedy film series has three installments. In Bad Boys 4, Smith would return to the character of Mike Lowrey, and Lawrence would play Marcus Burnett. It all began in 1995 with the release of the first movie. In January 2020, a fourth movie with Chris Bremner as the writer was revealed. Will Smith saw 40 pages of the script before to the smack. Due of the happenings at the awards ceremony, the actor has already lost out on projects like the Netflix original movie Fast and Loose.
The project’s continuation has not been confirmed or rejected by Sony Pictures. The movies have brought about $840 million globally. At the box office, the second buddy cop action comedy movie brought in $426 million. There is no assurance that Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s Bad Boys 4 will be released any time soon. Police corruption and drug trafficking were topics covered in the original Bad Boys movie. The sister of Lawrence’s character, Sydney “Syd” Burnett, was first introduced in the second. In the third movie, Burnett (Lawrence) is retired, but Lowrey (Smith) is still a police officer.
Just before the world came to an end due to the covid-19 pandemic, the third installment of the buddy cop action comedy flick was a box office success. If Sony approves Bad Boys 4 with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, that may be a part of Smith’s efforts to rebuild her career. The movie may serve as a barometer for how commercially viable Will Smith’s buddy cop action comedies still are. According to simply Lawrence, Bad Boys 4 is still in the works for the time being. Fans of the series will have to wait for announcements from Sony, potentially through Smith or Lawrence, if they are hoping for a Bad Boys 4 release.