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Bright, the Will Smith and Joel Edgerton-headlined city fantasy, first launched in 2017 on Netflix to combined opinions. All the identical, a rumored Bright 2 has been within the works for a number of years now however appeared to have fallen into manufacturing purgatory.
Now, in keeping with Deadline, Bright 2 should have legs. Netflix is reportedly in talks with Louis Leterrier to direct the fantasy sequel with Will Smith and Joel Edgerton returning because the odd, crime-fighting couple.
As you might recall, Bright was directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis however, this time, Bright 2 has been written by David Ayer and Evan Spiliotopoulos, with a rewrite from T.S. Nowlin. David Ayer will keep on as a producer, however is presently busy with different initiatives like Warner Bros.’ Soiled Dozen, which is why Louis Leterrier is in talks to direct.
Louis Letterier is greatest identified for engaged on The Unimaginable Hulk, starring Edward Norton, in addition to the magical, heist movie Now You See Me. Nonetheless, he extra just lately put his abilities to make use of on Netflix’s The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance
Regardless of the essential opinions being lower than stellar, Bright nonetheless discovered favor with Netflix’s viewers, bringing in sturdy viewership for the streamer, which is why Bright 2 continues to be within the pipeline. Nonetheless, final 12 months it was reported that the sequel was being placed on maintain indefinitely as a consequence of Will Smith’s schedule.
The one different replace on the venture got here earlier this 12 months from David Ayer, who stated the venture was “nonetheless in growth” and is a “nice alternative to discover the world extra.” That was hopeful information indicating that one thing can be coming, however didn’t give us a lot to go on. Now after all, it appears issues are headed in a optimistic path.
Set in an alternate actuality the place elves, orcs, and people co-exist within the fashionable world, Bright follows two law enforcement officials, Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) as they attempt to overcome their variations as a human and an orc whereas stumbling upon information that evil creatures are attempting to resurrect an historical darkish lord. Bright is a good buddy cop film, however its social commentary and subtext is not at all times probably the most delicate, which can have taken some viewers out of the movie.
As beforehand alluded to, Bright created one thing of an attention-grabbing divide between audiences and critics, with audiences loving it and critics largely panning it. However whether or not you liked it or hated it, everybody can discover pleasure in Display Junkie’s Trustworthy Trailers take, which hilariously showcased every thing flawed with the film.
Now that Bright 2 is taking extra steps ahead, we’ll you should definitely hold you up to date because the venture continues to progress. Till then, you possibly can revisit or take a look at Bright for the primary time on Netflix now.