Netflix Greenlights ‘Bright’ Sequel
Netflix confirms a “Bright” sequel is on the way!
In spite of the terrible reviews, the film, starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, garnered 11 million views in three days making Bright the highest-viewed original ever on Netflix.
Following the success of “Bright,” Netflix is moving forward with a sequel. Will Smith and Joel Edgerton are attached to reprise their roles, with David Ayer returning to write and direct the second installment.
Writer Max Landis won’t be back for the next film. Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless are set as producers.
Netflix teased the announcement with a video of orcs auditioning for the sequel. The characters have been a significant component of the film’s promotions.
Nielsen recently announced that the first pic, which premiered on Dec. 22, was viewed by 11 million people in its first three days of release. This means it was less popular than “Stranger Things” Season 2, but a bigger hit than the second season of “The Crown.”
Netflix touted “Bright” as the highest-viewed original film ever on the service in its launch week and one of the biggest originals it has ever debuted. They also added that “Bright” is the No. 1 movie on Netflix in every country, with more international than domestic viewers.
Are you here for a “Bright” sequel?