Columbia Pictures has hired actress Sally Field's son, Peter Craig, to write the screenplay for a third installment of Bad Boys, the franchise that turned Will Smith into an action star. Columbia hopes to reunite producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Michael Bay, and lead actors Smith and Martin Lawrence, but no deals have been signed as of yet.
At first glance, Craig seems an unlikely candidate to write Bad Boys III considering that he hasn't written anything that's made it to a theatrical release as of yet. However, three screenplays he has written or contributed to are currently in production — Southbound, Cartel, andThe Town — and he's rumored to be writing the screenplay for the live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation starring Keanu Reeves. Posted 08.31.09 by BrentJS