It’s official! The Bad Boys franchise is getting a spinoff TV series centered on the character played in the second film by Gabrielle Union.

The series is currently untitled, and is being pitched to television networks.  Based on sources, numerous networks have expressed interest in the series.

Union’s character in Bad Boys 2, Special Agent Sydney “Syd” Burnett, is the sister of Detective Lieutenant Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) who was romantically involved with Marcus’ partner, Detective Lieutenant Mike Lowrey (Will Smith), and is an undercover operative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Union is currently starring in the BET series Being Mary Jane. The series will be wrapping next year after airing on the network for four season with a two-hour movie on the network in 2018.  Recently she has starred in films such as Birth of a Nation and Almost Christmas. She also co-starred alongside Jamie Foxx in Sleepless, and will soon serve as exec producer on an upcoming ABC single-camera comedy, White Dave, from filmmaker David E. Talbert (First Sunday, Almost Christmas). 

Check out the trailer to Bad Boys 2 below!

 

 

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