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The Future is Looking Brighter with a Netflix Sequel

If your future is so bright you gotta wear shades, watch out, because it’s about to get Brighter… with a recently announced Netflix Sequel to “Bright.”

To tease this new development in the alternate reality world of Bright, Netflix’s sci-fi/fantasy adventure, they released this short but awkwardly funny “audition” for the role of orcs in the upcoming sequel, Brighter. Take a look!

I’m glad that Netflix was the first to admit that the working title “Brighter” could use some work, because… yikes. That being said, I thought Bright was actually super good! Many critics disagree, but regular people streaming at home enjoyed it. I mean, Will Smith is solid gold. Seriously, he’s good in everything.

Official News on Bright and Brighter, the Sequel

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Joel Edgerton and Will Smith in Bright, property of Netflix.

According to a statement reported by Deadline, Netflix said that Bright was one of the most-viewed Netflix films ever in the week following its release in every single one of the hundreds of countries it services. According to Netflix, over 11 million people tuned in to watch the racially-charged buddy-cop epic over its first few days on the market.

Max Landis, the writer behind the original movie, Bright, is leaving the project in favor of director David Ayer, who plans to write and direct the upcoming sequel. Max Landis was the genius behind dark, found-footage sci-fi movie Chroniclestoner action flick American Ultraas well as the popular new TV show adaptation of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency that came out this year.

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David Ayer definitely brought his experiences writing End of Watch, Sabotage, Training Day, Harsh Timesand plenty of other dark, grungy law enforcement-centric films to the directing of Bright. Despite its fantastical premise, Bright realistically represented the financial, racial, and personal struggles of the people and police officers in the corrupt, poverty-ridden areas of the world- specifically Los Angeles. Based on this alone, I believe we can predict an ever darker feel to the sequel Brighter now that Ayer will be both writing and directing.

Luckily for everyone, both Will Smith and Joel Edgerton will be starring in the sequel, so even if it’s not very good, we have those two shining stars to hold on to!

Stay tuned for more news on Brighter as it’s released! Comment below and let us know your thoughts on Bright, as well as any thoughts or concerns regarding the upcoming sequel!

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