L.A’s Finest: Bad Boys Spinoff Pilot At NBC Finally Has A Title


Deadline is reporting that the Bad Boys spinoff pilot at NBC starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba finally has a title…L.A’s Finest.

 

The pilot focuses on the free-spirited former DEA Agent Syd Burnett (Gabrielle Union) making a fresh start in her new job as an LAPD Detective. She’s partnered with Nancy McKenna (Jessica Alba), a working mother who can’t help but look at Syd’s freeform with some grass-is-greener envy. These two have totally different lifestyles and approaches, but they’re both at the top of their fields in this action-packed, character-driven procedural.

 

The character of Syd Burnett was introduced to audiences in the 2003 feature Bad Boys II, working undercover in Miami, trying to take down a drug cartel. Syd is the sister of Detective Lieutenant Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) and was also romantically involved with his partner, Detective Lieutenant Mike Lowrey (Will Smith).

 

 

 

The project comes from Sony Pictures TV, with Jerry Bruckheimer’s Jerry Bruckheimer TV, Doug Belgrad’s 2.0 Entertainment and Primary Wave Entertainment helping produce the pilot. Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba will be serving as executive producers on the project alongside Sonnier Margolis, Bruckheimer, Belgrad, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed, Jeff Gaspin and Jeff Morrone.

 

The L.A’s Finest spinoff also stars Ernie HudsonZach GilfordDaune Martin and Ryan McPartlin.

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