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Martin Lawrence Confirms That 'Bad Boys 3' Is Still A Thing That Might Happen

14 August 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It has been over ten years since "Bad Boys II," and in the time since, all anyone can think about is when "Bad Boys III" will get made. And steps have been taken. In 2009, Sony hired Peter Craig ("The Town") to write a script, and when that didn't work out, the studio hired David Guggenheim ("Safe House," "Stolen") at the end of last year to take a crack at it. Not much has been heard about the project since, but according to Martin Lawrence, his signature comedy franchise is very much alive. Stopping by "Conan" last night, the actor was asked if the sequel was still in play, and he offered up this quasi-update: "I believe so. Yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer yesterday and he said it's real, they’re working on the script, they’re getting close and it all looks good." Time to get excited? You might want to settle down. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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"Bad Boys 3" Could Happen Says Lawrence

14 August 2014 9:27 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

During an appearance on Conan O'Brien's talk show last night to promote his new FX sitcom "Partners,"comedian Martin Lawrence has confirmed reports that a third "Bad Boys" is moving forward.

Asked about the project by O'Brien, Lawrence responded: "I believe so. Yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer yesterday and he said it's real, they're working on the script, they're getting close and it all looks good."

David Guggenheim was hired to pen the script back in December with the studio hoping to bring back Lawrence and Smith. Bruckheimer in April said it was all a matter of scheduling more than anything. »

- Garth Franklin

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Martin Lawrence Says Bad Boys 3 Is "Getting Close"

14 August 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

We've been hearing talk of a Bad Boys 3 movie since 2009. The last bit of information that we heard was in 2013 when Sony Pictures was looking to hire Safe House writer David Guggenheim to take a crack at the script. 

Martin Lawrence was a guest on Conan last night to promote his new FX series Partners, which co-stars Kelsey Grammer. While there, Conan O'Brien asked him about a third Bad Boys, and if it was actually a possibility, to which Lawrence replied: 

"I believe so, yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer... yesterday and he said its real. They’re working on the script, they’re getting close and it all looks good." 

The real question remains though… is Will Smith or Michael Bay up for returning? Because without those two elements it's not really going to be a Bad Boys movie. I enjoyed watching the first two films, and »

- Joey Paur

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Martin Lawrence Says 'Bad Boys 3' is Finally Very Close to Happening

14 August 2014 7:53 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Development on Bad Boys 3 at Sony Pictures has been dragging along since as far back as 2009. The studio hired The Town scribe Peter Craig five years ago to write the script, but as recently as this past winter, they decided to commission a new script from Safe House writer David Guggenheim. But since then, we haven't heard anything about the project coming to fruition, which is just par for the course. However, Martin Lawrence appeared on "Conan" last night where he was asked about the sequel by Conan O'Brien, and thankfully the star had some good news, giving us hope that he will reteam with Will Smith again. Here's the video of Martin Lawrence on "Conan" last night from Team Coco: If you don't feel like watching, when asked about the potential for Bad Boys 3 finally coming together, Lawrence simply said, "I believe so, yes. I just »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Bad Boys 3' Still Very Much Alive, Says Martin Lawrence. Script Coming Together. What Can We Expect?

14 August 2014 7:45 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

It looks like a "Bad Boys 3" movie is indeed closer to becoming a reality with one of the stars of the film, Martin Lawrence, revealing to Conan O'Brien on his show last night, that he spoke to producer Jerry Bruckheimer the night before, and it's definitely in the works.  It previously wasn't clear whether Lawrence was interested in returning (Will Smith and Bruckheimer have previously shared interest, but Lawrence was noticeably quiet about it), but given his conversation with Conan last night, it looks like he will be back for a third film. Screenwriter David Guggenheim ("Safe House") is penning the script for the threequel. Although no »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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'Bad Boys 3' Is Close to Happening Says Martin Lawrence

14 August 2014 7:31 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Comedian Martin Lawrence has confirmed that Bad Boys 3 is very close to getting a green light. He appeared on last night's Conan promoting his new FX sitcom Partners. Host Conan O'Brien brought up the subject, saying he'd heard a rumor that a sequel was in the works.

Martin Lawrence responded:

"I believe so. Yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer yesterday and he said it's real, they're working on the script, they're getting close and it all looks good."

The actor also pubicily brought up the sequel on Facebook back in July. Here is what he said:

"11 years ago today, Bad Boys II was released in theaters. Feelin' it's about time for number 3... what do you think Will Smith?"

In December of last year, we reported that David Guggenheim was hired to write the script with the studio hoping to bring back stars Martin Lawrence and Will Smith. Producer »

- MovieWeb

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Bad Boys 3 still in the works, Martin Lawrence tells Conan

14 August 2014 7:24 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Martin Lawrence has confirmed that a new Bad Boys sequel is still in development.

The actor starred alongside Will Smith in the 1995 movie and its 2003 follow-up Bad Boys II and a second sequel has long been in development, soon after Smith called for a return back in 2008.

Conan O'Brien asked Lawrence on his chat show about the latest progress on the project.

"Is this true now... people love those Bad Boys movies, Bad Boys 1 and 2, that there's gonna be a Bad Boys 3, is that possible?" asked O'Brien.

Lawrence replied: "I believe so, yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer.

"I just talked to Jerry yesterday and he said it's real. They're working on the script, they're getting closer and it all looks good."

The pair then joked about O'Brien playing a "crooked cop on crack" in the sequel.

Lawrence said in April 2010 that the project was "real realistic" and »

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Martin Lawrence Says Bad Boys 3 is Happening

14 August 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

We've been hearing about "Bad Boys 3" for a while, but nothing ever happened. But in a new interview, Martin Lawrence revealed that he just met with producer Jerry Bruckheimer about the project. When asked if "Bad Boys 3" will ever happen, the actor replied: "I believe so. Yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer yesterday and he said its real, they're working on the script, they're getting close and it all looks good." Bruckheimer previously said that everyone wants to make "Bad Boys 3," but with people like Will Smith and director Michael Bay involved, it may be impossible to find the right time for everyone's schedules to work out. But there's still hope since David Guggenheim (Safe House) is still working on the script. »

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Martin Lawrence says script almost done for Bad Boys 3

14 August 2014 1:20 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

When asked if Bad Boys 3 will happen on Conan last night, Martin Lawrence said he just recently talked to Jerry Bruckheimer about it, and says things are looking good for project. I believe so. Yes. I just talked to Jerry Bruckheimer yesterday and he said its real, they’re working on the script, they’re getting close and it all looks good. Last we knew, Safe House scribe David Guggenheim was writing the script for Bad Boys 3, and earlier this year Jerry Bruckheimer »

- Jesse Giroux

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Seth Gordon’s Uncharted Movie Release Date Set For June 10, 2016

23 July 2014 11:13 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Nathan Drake will be in theaters during the summer of 2016. In addition to changing their Spider-Man release dates, Sony slotted the adaptation of the popular video game Uncharted for June 10, 2016. Seth Gordon (The King of Kong) is directing from a script by David Guggenheim. Read more about the Uncharted movie release date below. […]

The post Seth Gordon’s Uncharted Movie Release Date Set For June 10, 2016 appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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'Uncharted' Takes Old 'Amazing Spider-Man 3' Release Date

23 July 2014 11:02 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After Sony Pictures announced earlier today that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was being pushed to 2018, the studio gave Uncharted the superhero sequel's old release date on June 10, 2016. Uncharted currently has the date to itself, falling between another Sony project, the animated comedy Sausage Party on June 3 and Disney-Pixar's Finding Dory on June 17.

Here's what Sony Pictures President Doug Belgrad had to say about Uncharted's new release date.

"June 10 is a great date for Uncharted. It's just the right place for this exciting action-adventure film."

Director Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief) revealed last week that production on Uncharted will begin in early 2015. This action-adventure is based on the successful video game series that follows the adventures of treasure hunter Nathan Drake, a descendant of Sir Francis Drake, who goes on a quest to find the lost city of El Dorado. Mark Wahlberg was once attached to play Drake, but he is no longer involved. »

- MovieWeb

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Sony Picture Shuffles 'Spider-Man' Dates, Sets 'Uncharted' for 2016

23 July 2014 11:01 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

The future timeline of The Amazing Spider-Man franchise and the planned spin-offs has been uncertain since the second film in the franchise didn't do quite as well as Sony Pictures hoped. Originally, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was dated for June 10th, 2016, and the studio was figuring when they wanted to throw the spin-offs into theaters after that. But now Sony has decided to mix things up by setting The Sinister Six for release on November 11th, 2016 and then following it up with the third film in the primary franchise (likely summer) in 2018. But the vacated summer 2016 date won't be empty. Read on! Sony has decided to fill the June 10th, 2016 with their video game adventure adaptation of Uncharted, directed by King of Kong and Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon and written by David Guggenheim (Safe House). Of course, the studio is still trying to figure out who will play the main character of Nathan Drake. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Columbia sets Sinister Six release

23 July 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Heading into Comic-Con the studio announced the next film from the world of Spider-Man will open on November 11, 2016.

The man charged with bringing to life the story of the supervillain alliance is writer-director Drew Goddard.

Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are the producers. The Sinister Six comprises Doctor Octopus, The Vulture, Raven The Hunter, Electro, Sandman and Mysterio.

Columbia Pictures will then release The Amazing Spider-Man 3 in 2018. 

The studio has also set video game adaptation Uncharted for June 10, 2016 – the slot previously occupied by The Amazing Spider-Man 3.

The action-adventure is based on the PlayStation game series about adventurer Nathan Drake. Seth Gordon will direct and the latest draft of the screenplay is being written by David Guggenheim.

Charles Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner and Ari Arad will produce the Arad/Atlas Entertainment Production. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Uncharted Replaces The Amazing Spider-Man 3 In Summer 2016 Slot

23 July 2014 10:22 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

We recently brought you news that Sinister Six had been dated for November 11th, 2016, and that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 had been pushed back to the summer of 2018, and now we know what’s taking the latter film’s place on Sony’s schedule. Today, in the midst of Comic-Con fervor, it was revealed that the Uncharted adaptation would be taking The Amazing Spider-Man 3‘s spot on June 10th, 2016.

Said Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group president Doug Belgrad:

“June 10 is a great date for Uncharted. It’s just the right place for this exciting action-adventure film.”

An adaptation of the popular Sony Playstation video-game series, Uncharted will follow the adventures of Indiana Jones-esque explorer Nathan Drake. Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) is directing, and the latest iteration of the script is being written by Safe House scribe David Guggenheim. According to Deadline, Mark Wahlberg is being eyed for the lead role of Drake, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Sony Pushes Back ‘Spider-Man 3′ to 2018, Dates ‘Sinister Six’ for 2016

23 July 2014 9:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Looking to broaden its Spider-Man franchise, Sony has dated spin-off “Sinister Six” for Nov. 11, 2016 as the next tentpole in its key property — while moving back “The Amazing Spider-Man 3″ two years to 2018.

Sony did not set a specific 2018 date for “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.” It had originally dated “The Amazing Spider-Man 4″ for May 4, 2018, but that’s no longer the plan.

After modest box office results for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” the studio thinks “Sinister Six” will expand the Spider-Man universe by bringing in villains, making Sony a stronger competitor against the likes of Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers” and WB’s Justice League superheroes in the coming years.

The studio has also slated “Uncharted” for June 10, 2016 — which had previously been the release schedule previously held by “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.”

Sony made the announcements Wednesday on the opening day of Comic-Con. The studio first revealed the “Sinister Six” and “Venom” spinoff projects in December, »

- Dave McNary

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'Uncharted' Will Begin Shooting in Early 2015

17 July 2014 10:40 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After being stuck in development for several years, the video game adaptation Uncharted is finally moving in the right direction, with Seth Gordon coming on board to direct back in February. While the production still hasn't found the right actor to play Nathan Drake yet, the filmmaker revealed that production will start in early 2015.

"I think very early next year. That's the plan. That's like tomorrow, essentially, because the prep is so complicated for the movie."

The director added that they, "just got the script to a really good place," while adding that the movie will be "very international" with settings "all over the world." David Guggenheim (Safe House) wrote the most recent draft of the screenplay.

The project is adapted from the hit Naughty Dog video game that follows treasure hunter Nathan Drake, a descendant of Sir Francis Drake, who sets off on a quest to find the famed city of El Dorado, »

- MovieWeb

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Jerry Bruckheimer trying to get Michael Bay back for Bad Boys 3

18 June 2014 6:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jerry Bruckheimer has revealed that he wants Michael Bay to return to direct Bad Boys 3.

Speaking to Digital Spy at last week's Monte Carlo Television Festival, the producer said that screenwriter David Guggenheim (Safe House) is currently working on the storyline for the sequel.

"He's working on an outline right now. Hopefully we'll get him started on a screenplay shortly," he said.

Bruckheimer added that he is hoping to convince Bay to reunite with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence on the project: "We'd love to get Michael Bay [but] he's very busy right now. Hopefully we can twist his arm and get him in there."

The Hollywood producer also touched on his other upcoming sequels Top Gun 2 and Beverly Hills Cop 4.

"It's been in the works for 35 years!" he said of the former. "We really want to make it, Tom is engaged and so is Paramount, so we »

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Antoine Fuqua Will Direct 'Narco Sub'

28 May 2014 3:51 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Narco Sub is a movie that does not hide what it's about.

Described by Deadline as: "set in the dangerous world of drug smuggling, and the title refers to the semi-submersible crafts that South American drug cartels have been using to ship cocaine into the U.S. without having to deal with land-based authorities."

It's been written by David Guggenheim and is now Fox is adding Antoine Fuqua on the strength of the internal cut of his movie for this September, The Equalizier with Denzel Washington.  »

- Da7e

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Antoine Fuqua Will Tackle Drug Smuggling w/ Thriller 'Narco Sub' + Offered 'Magnificent Seven' Remake, 'Equalizer' Sequel

28 May 2014 2:39 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Antoine Fuqua has been tapped by Fox to direct a thriller titled Narco Sub, from a script penned by David Guggenheim.  Plot details aren't public yet, but, according to Deadline, Narco Sub is set in the dangerous world of drug smuggling; The title, narco-sub or narco-submarine, refers to a type of custom-made ocean-going self-propelled submersible vessel built by drug traffickers outside the USA to smuggle drugs into the USA. Ridley Scott's Scott Free shingle will produce, alongside Genre Films's Simon Kinberg, who also revised the script along with Anthony Peckham. Elishia Holmes and Aditya Sood will exec produce.  Fuqua should be very comfortable here. »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Antoine Fuqua To Helm "Narco Sub"

28 May 2014 2:18 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

20th Century Fox has attached "The Equalizer" helmer Antoine Fuqua to direct the thriller "Narco Sub".

David Guggenheim penned the script, which Simon Kinberg and Anthony Peckham have since revised, which is set in the dangerous world of drug smuggling.

The title refers to the submersible crafts South American drug cartels use to ship cocaine into the United States.

Jules Daly, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Kinberg will produce.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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