Will Smith Makes Unscheduled Stops To The LAPD For ‘Bright’ Film Research

Who knew Will Smith was one to make pop-up visits?

The actor has been making his way around Los Angeles, stopping by a few LAPD stations. You might think his visit was set up to fight for the lives of African Americans, like most celebrities have been boycotting for today, but it’s actually the complete opposite.

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Smith is set to star in the new movie Bright, coming to Netflix, and he’s preparing to take on a role he’s never played before. The actor will be playing a police officer in the supernatural cop thriller, that reportedly cost the company $90 million. So what better way to do your homework on your new project than to stop by an actual police station to talk one-on-one with a few of its officers.

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According to TMZ, he also took the time to thank the men and women in blue for their hard work.

The movie is set to begin filming this fall in Los Angeles.

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