Will Smith to Star and Executive Produce Iraq War Film ‘Sugar Bandits’

It’s fair to say Will Smith is doing A-OK with the announcement of Sugar Bandits, an action film he will star in and executive produce. As reported by Variety, Sugar Bandits is based on the book Devils in Exile by Chuck Hogan; Smith plays an Iraq War veteran who becomes part of a team of other vets taking Boston’s drug trade.

Variety stated the film is described as “high-octane action thriller.” Hogan will pen the script, which he used as the co-writer for The Strain screenplay with Guillermo del Toro and penned the script for The Town starring Ben Affleck.

Smith is the executive producer under Westbrook Studios alongside Westbrook’s Jon Mone and Ryan Shimazaki. Also producing are AGC Studios’ Stuart Ford and 3 Arts Entertainment’s Richard Abate. ICYMI Smith has been busy with the next Bad Boys on the way next summer, not to mention the highly anticipated sequel to I Am Legend.

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