January 3, 2018
Netflix Jan. 3 announced plans to make a sequel to sci-fi action movie Bright, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.
The subscription streaming video pioneer announced the sequel on its official Twitter account. The sequel will again be written and directed by David Ayer.
“Announcement: Orc auditions for the @BrightNetglix sequel are now closed. Thank you. Have a nice day,” read the tweet.
The $90 million movie, which features Smith and Edgerton as two LAPD officers paired to fight crime in an alternate universe, generated 11 million viewers at launch — the largest viewership for Netflix original movie, according to Nielsen.