UNION IN BAD BOYS SPIN OFF
ABad Boys spinoff series featuring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba is finally in the works. The show, based on the film franchise that starred Martin Lawrence and Will Smith as two Miami antidrug detectives, has been picked up by Charter Communications, making it their first original scripted series.
The story follows Union’s Syd Burnett, sister to Marcus (Lawrence) and love interest to Mike (Smith) from Bad BoysII, more than a decade after the events of the movie.
Burnett, now an LAPD detective, will be seen teaming up with Alba’s Nancy McKenna. Both the actors also took to Instagram to share the news.
“The will they or won’t they is over ... it’s happening people! LA’s Finest has been officially picked up by Charter Communications. Marking their first major series order for Spectrum.
“Cannot wait for you to watch @ jessicaalba and I kick a** and take names! 13 episodes coming at ya in 2019!” Union wrote alongside the show’s poster.
Alba added: “We are here to kick a** and take names!!!
“LA’s Finest has been officially picked up by Charter Communicationsmarking their first major series order for Spectrum. @gabunion and I are coming at you guys hot with 13 episodes in 2019. It’s going down.”
Both the actors are also attached as executive producers. The show airs next year. – TOI
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