Nicky Jam May Appear In 'Bad Boys 3'
"I don't want to say the movie yet because I don't want to mess it up."
Bad Boys 3 is officially happening, and it may be taking on some new characters. TMZ caught up with reggaeton artist Nicky Jam on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Nov. 6), and he strongly suggested he was going out for a part in the movie.
"I actually came her because I'm doing a casting for a movie," he told TMZ when he was stopped on the street. "I don't want to say the movie yet because I don't want to mess it up."
When the reporter posed the question of whether he was auditioning to be in Bad Boys 3 due to his close relationship with Will Smith, Jam replied: "you a smart guy." It's unclear what character Jam could be gunning for however.
As for whether he thinks Will and co-star Martin Lawrence will be able to deliver another classic action film, Jam believes it's more than possible. "I think it can," he said of the upcoming blockbuster. "People was waiting for it."
This wouldn't be Nicky Jam's first radio. He previously appeared in 2017's hit action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage, alongside Vin Diesel.
As previously reported, Will and Martin hopped on social media on Nov. 1, to announced that the long-awaited third installment was officially happening. It's unclear if other major actors like Gabrielle Union will be returning at this time.
Bad Boys 3 is expected to be released sometime in 2020. Stay tuned to see if Nicky Jam lands a role.