Bright is an upcoming American film directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis .   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.  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.  Netflix officiellement picked up the movie for a $ 90 million deal with filming expected to begin fall 2016.  Noomi Rapace ENTERED talks to join the cast in May 2016.  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.  Ayer’s frequent cinematographer, Roman Vasyanov , Was confirmed to be working on the project. On October 15, 2016, Lucy Fry was added to the cast.  On October 17, 2016, Andrea Navedo was added to the cast.  On October 20, 2016, actor Brad William Henke was cast in the film.  On November 1, 2016, Kenneth Choi and Dawn Olivieri were cast in an unknown role and the role of Smith’s wife, respectively.  On November 9, Edgar Ramirez was confirmed to be added to the cast.  That same month, Alex Meraz , Matt Gerald , Ike Barinholtz , and Enrique Murciano joined the cast of the film in undisclosed roles.    
Filming began in Los Angeles in the fall of 2016.   Filming wrapped on February 4, 2017. 
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