Will Smith to star in Stefano Sollima's Sugar Bandits

The makers are yet to announce the rest of the cast and their respective roles.
Will Smith to star in Stefano Sollima's Sugar Bandits

Actor Will Smith is all set to join the cast of Sugar Bandits as the lead. The film is helmed by Stefano Sollima, best known for Without Remorse (2021) and Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018). The film is described to be an action-thriller. 

Will Smith is set to portray an ex-special forces soldier leading a covert team bent on eradicating the drug trade in Boston. The makers are yet to announce the rest of the cast and their respective roles. 

Sugar Bandits will be produced by Will Smith and Jon Mone through Westbrook Studios, with Ryan Shimazaki overseeing the production. Stuart Ford will produce for AGC Studios, which is funding the project entirely. 3 Arts Entertainment will be produced by Richard Abate. Sollima's partners Gina Gardini is the executive producer and Ludovico Purgatori will be co-producing.

Sollima is known for ZeroZeroZero and the hit series Gomorrah. He recently co-wrote, produced and directed Il Mostro, the upcoming Italian Netflix four-part series based on the novel The Monster of Florence written by American writer Douglas Preston and Italian journalist Mario Spezi. Will Smith is known for his roles in I Am LegendMen in Black, and Independence Day. Up next, he has Bad Boys: Ride or DieThe Council, and Fast and Loose in the pipeline. 

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