It’s a really Badtime for Paola Nuñez…
The 40-year-old Mexican actress will star in Sony Pictures’ Bad Boys for Life, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.
The new installment centers on the Miami PDand its elite AMMO team’s attempt to take down Armando Armas (Jacob Scipio), head of a drug cartel. Armando is a cold-blooded killer with a vicious, taunting nature.
Nuñez will take on the role of Rite, the tough and funny criminal psychologist who is the newly appointed head of AMMO and Mike’s former girlfriend- and the one who got away.
Adil El Arbiand Bilall Fallahare directing the film, which will bow in theaters on January 17, 2020.
It was previously announced that Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, and Charles Melton have also joined the film in supporting roles as members of a modern, highly specialized police unit.
Peter Craig, Joe Carnahan, and Chris Bremmercrafted the script. Jerry Bruckheimerwill produce the film.
Production is to commence next month.
Nuñez, who is widely known for her performances across Latin American television, features and theatrical platforms, recently starred opposite Pierce Brosnanon the first season AMC western series, The Son, which will return for a second season in 2019.