Cancelled Movies. Wiki

Michael Bay, the director of the first two Bad Boys films, stated in June 2008 that he might direct Bad Boys 3, but that the greatest obstacle would be cost considering both Will Smith and himself demanded some of the highest salaries in the film industry. By August 2009, Columbia Pictures had hired Peter Craig to write a script for the sequel. In February 2011, Martin Lawrence stated that the film was in development.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Bbudgetary constraints led to stalled efforts.


  • The project was eventually finalized and green-lit in October 2018, and filming began the following year, lasting from January to June 2019.
  • It was re-titled to Bad Boys for Life & finally released in 2020 to well-received praise from critics.