Bad Boys for Life - All you need to know about the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence film

Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for “one last ride” in Bad Boys for Life. Discover more about the film including home entertainment release dates now.

By Sophia Moir Published: 7 May 2020 - 12.00pm
Sony Pictures

The Bad Boys are back.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return to our screens for “one last ride” in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.

From the release date and the trailer, to the cast list and the storyline, we reveal all you need to know about Bad Boys for Life.

When is Bad Boys for Life released?

Following its release in cinemas at the start of the year, Bad Boys for Life is available on home entertainment release from Monday, May 11.

BT TV customers can buy it from the BT TV Film Store from this date.

It will be available to rent and on DVD from Monday, May 25.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence - the Bad Boys for Life cast in a nutshell

Bad Boys for Life sees Will Smith (Aladdin, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) return to his role of Detective Michael Eugene 'Mike' Lowrey. He's joined by Martin Lawrence (Martin, Partners) as Detective Marcus Miles Burnett.

The film also stars Vanessa Hudgens as Kelly, Alexander Ludwig as Dorn, and Charles Melton as Rafe.

Jacob Scipio plays Armando Armas, head of a drug cartel. 

Full trailer: Get a glimpse of the action

Bad Boys for Life plot - what happens in the film

The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.

The new installment centers on the Miami PD and its elite AMMO team’s attempt to take down Armando Armas (Jacob Scipio), head of a drug cartel. 

Armando is a cold-blooded killer with a vicious, taunting nature. He is committed to the work of the cartel and is dispatched by his mother to kill Mike (Will Smith).

Bad Boys for Life image Sony Pictures

Bad Boys for Life filming locations revealed

Bad Boys for Life was shot largely in the USA between January and June 2019. The main filming locations were Atlanta, Georgia and Miami Beach, Florida.

Smith and Lawrence returned to the six-lane MacArthur Causeway in Miami where the car chase scene in Bad Boys II was filmed. 

Some scenes were also shot in Mexico.

Bad Boys 4: Is it happening?

A fourth Bad Boys film is in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Chris Bremner, who worked on Bad Boys for Life, has been tapped to pen the script. Smith and Lawrence are, of course, also expected to return to the franchise.

 

Bad Boys for Life is available on home entertainment release from Monday, May 11.