AceShowbiz - On Wednesday night, March 2, news broke that David Ayer would be directing a new movie called "Bright". According to TheWrap, he's going to reunite with %cWill Smith% for the project described as "a cop thriller with fantasy elements."
However, the most interesting part about the article is probably a revelation about a "Suicide Squad" sequel. The first film is still months away from being released, but the site reported that its follow-up would begin its production in 2017. Ayer and Smith are expected to return, so the filmmaker is hoping to get production rolling on "Bright" this year.
"Suicide Squad" is due to hit U.S. theaters on August 5. In addition to Smith, the DC supervillain flick will star %cJared Leto%, %cMargot Robbie%, %cViola Davis%, %cJoel Kinnaman%, %cJai Courtney%, %cCara Delevingne% and more.
Meanwhile, "Bright" is currently being shopped around and may end up at Warner Bros. or Sony. %cJoel Edgerton% is also on board the movie, which is based on a script by Max Landis. It is set in a world where orcs and fairies live among humans, and will center on a unique protagonist in the form of an orc cop.