The box office projections for Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s long-awaited return as an on-screen duo have arrived.
According to Deadline, Bad Boys for Life, the third installment in the Bad Boys franchise, is expected to make between $40 million and $45 million over its four day opening weekend.
The film sees Lawrence and Smith reprise their respective roles of Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey, two cops who join forces to take down a vengeful Romanian mob boss, whose brother they killed many years earlier.
The movie is directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah and the screenplay was written by Chris Bremner, Peter Craig and Joe Carnahan.
Aside from Lawrence and Smith, the film also stars Theresa Randle, who reprises her role as Marcus’ wife Theresa Burnett. Bad Boys for Life also features Joe Pantoliano, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig and Charles Melton.
The film opens in theaters on January 17, 2020.
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