Will Smith stopped by BBC Radio 1Xtra and talked to A. Dot about his parenting techniques and the upcoming Bad Boy movie.
After jokingly saying he may have gone “too far” in the amount of freedom of expression he gives to his children, he revealed he was unable to star in the upcoming Independence Day sequel due to scheduling, However, his encounter with fellow bad boy Martin Lawrence sanctioned their involvement in Bad Boys 3.
It was one of those things—I had a couple of films lined up,” he said. “I had Concussion and Suicide Squad. And so, it was a decision timing wise between Independence Day and Suicide Squad…The world is in a place of nostalgia right now. Specifically in entertainment, there’s such a pull for nostalgia. So, it was just the perfect opportunity and it didn’t work out…I saw Martin a few weeks ago. And I hadn’t seen him for about two years. And we just looked at each other. And we hugged. And in that moment, we both knew we were making another Bad Boys. So, we’re definitely doing another one.
Listen to the interview in its entirety below: