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‘Bright’ Teaser Trailer from Netflix: Swords and Sorcery, the LAPD, and Will Smith Looking Confused

Combining gritty L.A. cop drama with elements of epic fantasy? Sounds like a blast.

If the teaser trailer for the Netflix original movie Bright is any indication, this flick is going to be a lot of fun. Combining gritty L.A. cop drama with elements of epic fantasy? Sounds like a blast.

Set in an alternate present-day where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been co-existing since the beginning of time. Bright is genre-bending action movie that follows two cops from very different backgrounds. 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.

Bright is available only on Netflix this December. Bright is directed by David Ayer (Training Day, End of Watch, Suicide Squad) stars Will Smith (Men in Black), Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby), Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Lucy Fry (11.22.63), Edgar Ramirez (Hands of Stone, Zero Dark Thirty), Margaret Cho (Drop Dead Diva), and Ike Barinholtz (Suicide Squad). The movie is written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and produced by Ayer, Eric Newman (Narcos) and Bryan Unkeless (The Hunger Games). The Netflix Original Film will launch globally this December.

Dealing with gang turf battles is a bad enough but what happens when you throw in ancient prophecy and magical creatures? I can’t wait to find out.

James Lanka

Science fiction nerd, writer, blogger, music lover, artist, native of the east coast.

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