Bright (movie)

Bright is an upcoming American film directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis . [2] [3] The movie stars Will Smith as a Los Angeles Police Department police officer Who teams up with an Orc cop, played by Joel Edgerton , in a world of Both human and mythical creatures. [4] The film also stars Noomi Rapace , Lucy Fry ,Edgar Ramirez , Happy Anderson , Kenneth Choi , and Ike Barinholtz .


Ward ( Will Smith ) and Jakoby ( Joel Edgerton ), embark on a routine patrol night and encounter a darkness that will ultimately alter the future and their world as they know it.


  • Will Smith as Scott Ward, a human cop and concerned father.
  • Joel Edgerton as Nick Jakoby, the first Orc cop.
  • Noomi Rapace
  • Lucy Fry as Tikka, a young elf with powers who is in possession of the wand.
  • Édgar Ramírez as Kandomere, an elf who works for the FBI’s magic division.
  • Happy Anderson as Montehugh, a human who works for the FBI’s magic division.
  • Kenneth Choi
  • Ike Barinholtz as Gary Harmeyer, an orc with large teeth who mumbles when nervous.
  • Andrea Navedo as Captain Perez
  • Brad William Henke as Dorghu, the imposing and scary leader of the Fogteeth Orcs gang.
  • Dawn Olivieri as Sherri, Scott Ward’s wife.
  • Brandon Larracuente as Mike
  • Cle Shaheed Sloan as OG Mike
  • Alex Meraz
  • Matt Gerald
  • Enrique Murciano


Described as “a contemporary cop thriller, but with fantastical elements”, it is set to be directed by David Ayer , which is set to star Will Smith and Joel Edgerton with a script penned by Max Landis that Ayer rewrote. [5] [6]Netflix officiellement picked up the movie for a $ 90 million deal with filming expected to begin fall 2016. [7] Noomi Rapace ENTERED talks to join the cast in May 2016. [8] Landis Stated in an interview That official Production is expected to begin in September 2016, but that they have already shot a small part in Los Angeles. [9] Ayer’s frequent cinematographer, Roman Vasyanov , Was confirmed to be working on the project. [10]On October 15, 2016, Lucy Fry was added to the cast. [11] On October 17, 2016, Andrea Navedo was added to the cast. [12] On October 20, 2016, actor Brad William Henke was cast in the film. [13] On November 1, 2016, Kenneth Choi and Dawn Olivieri were cast in an unknown role and the role of Smith’s wife, respectively. [14] On November 9, Edgar Ramirez was confirmed to be added to the cast. [15] That same month, Alex Meraz , Matt Gerald , Ike Barinholtz , and Enrique Murciano joined the cast of the film in undisclosed roles. [16] [17] [18] [19]


Filming began in Los Angeles in the fall of 2016. [20] [21] Filming wrapped on February 4, 2017. [22]


  1. Jump up^ “1st Trailer For Netflix Original Movie ‘Bright’ Starring Will Smith” . VannDigital . Retrieved February 26, 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “David Ayer to Direct Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in Fantastical Cop Flick ‘Bright'” . Collider . 2016-03-02 . Retrieved 2017-02-20 .
  3. Jump up^ Kroll, Justin (2016-03-03). “William Smith, David Ayer Reteaming on Max Landis Spec ‘Bright'” . Variety . Retrieved 2017-02-20 .
  4. Jump up^ Khatchatourian, Maane (February 27, 2017). “Watch the First Teaser for Will Smith’s Fantasy Cop Thriller ‘Bright'” . Variety . Retrieved March 3, 2017 .
  5. Jump up^ “David Ayer to Direct Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in Fantastical Cop Flick ‘Bright'” .
  6. Jump up^ “Will Smith, David Ayer Reteaming on Max Landis Spec ‘Bright'” .
  7. Jump up^ “Netflix Makes Mammoth Deal for David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ Starring Will Smith” .
  8. Jump up^ “Noomi Rapace in Talks to Join Will Smith in David Ayer’s Bright” .
  9. Jump up^ “Watch: Max Landis Hopes ‘Bright’ Will Be His ‘Star Wars'” .
  10. Jump up^ “Why DP Roman Vasyanov Thing Anamorphic & More Tales from Shooting ‘Suicide Squad ‘ ” .
  11. Jump up^ “David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ Lands ‘Mr. Church’ Actress Lucy Fry (Exclusive)” .
  12. Jump up^ “David Ayer-Helmed Thriller” Bright ‘Adds Andrea Navedo; Austin Hébert Cast In’ Burden ‘” .
  13. Jump up^ “‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actor Brad William Henke Joins Will Smith in ‘Bright’ (EXCLUSIVE)” .
  14. Jump up^ “David Ayer’s Fantasy Cop Thriller Bright Adds Two” .
  15. Jump up^ “Edgar Ramirez Joins Will Smith in David Ayer’s Fantasy Thriller ‘Bright’ (Exclusive)” .
  16. Jump up^ N’Duka, Amanda (November 11, 2016). “Ashley Bell Cast As Lead In ‘Next Door’ Alex Meraz Joins David Ayer’s ‘Bright'” . . Retrieved November 16, 2016 .
  17. Jump up^ N’Duka, Amanda (November 15, 2016). “Matt Gerald Boards David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ Angel Bonanni Cast In ‘Entebbe'” . . Retrieved November 16, 2016 .
  18. Jump up^ Fleming Jr, Mike (November 16, 2016). “Ike Barinholtz Reunites With David Ayer, Will Smith On Netflix Film ‘Bright’ . . Retrieved November 16, 2016 .
  19. Jump up^ N’Duka, Amanda (November 22, 2016). “Enrique Murciano Cast In Netflix’s ‘Bright’ . . Retrieved November 22,2016 .
  20. Jump up^ “Joel Edgerton is unrecognizable in orc make-up as he joins Will Smith on set of new Netflix fantasy film Bright” . Retrieved November 7, 2016 .
  21. Jump up^ Evry, Max (November 9, 2016). “First Bright Set Photos Featuring Will Smith in Costume” . . Retrieved November 9, 2016 .
  22. Jump up^ “David Ayer on Twitter” .

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