Will Smith and Joel Edgerton
(L-R): Will Smith and Joel Edgerton star in director David Ayer’s action crime thriller, ‘Bright.’
Photo Courtesy: Netflix

Will Smith and Joel Edgerton are set to alter the future, as they not only battle their own personal differences, but also an onslaught of their mutual enemies, in the newly released official trailer for their upcoming crime drama, ‘Bright.’ The trailer was distributed by Netflix, which is set to start exclusively streaming the action movie on beginning on December 22.

‘Bright’ was directed by ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘End of Watch‘ helmer, David Ayer. In addition to Smith and Edgerton, the fantasy film also stars Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Ike Barinholtz, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Andrea Navedo, Veronica Ngo, Alex Meraz, Margaret Cho, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri and Kenneth Choi. The movie was written by Max Landis, and Ayer, Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless served as producers.

Netflix has released the following synopsis for ‘Bright’:

Set in an alternate present-day, the action-thriller follows two cops from very different backgrounds. Ward, a human (Will Smith), and Jakoby, an orc (Joel Edgerton), embark on a routine night patrol that will alter the future of their world as they know it. Battling both their own personal differences as well as an onslaught of enemies, they must work together to protect a deadly, thought-to-be-forgotten relic, which in the wrong hands could destroy everything.

For more information on ‘Bright,’ visit the crime drama’s page on Netflix’s official website, as well as its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Bright Official Trailer [HD] / Netflix
Bright Official Trailer [HD] / Netflix

Netflix has released official trailer for director David Ayer's action crime thriller, Bright, which stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.

By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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