STX announced during its presentation at CinemaCon that it will release a third installment of the “Bad Moms” comedy series.
The upcoming film, titled “Bad Moms’ Moms,” will star Cheryl Hines, Susan Sarandon and Christine Baranski as the mothers of the original “Bad Moms,” having made their debut in the series previous installment, “A Bad Moms Christmas.” Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, writer-directors on the first two “Bad Moms” films, will return for the project. A release date has not yet been announced.
“Bad Moms” has been the most consistent franchise for STX since the first film debuted in 2016 and grossed $183 million worldwide. “A Bad Moms Christmas,” which released in 2017, grossed $130 million worldwide. Both films were made on a production budget below $30 million.
STX also announced that it is starting production on the film “Work It” starring Alicia Keys and presented trailers for several of its upcoming films, including “21 Bridges” starring “Black Panther” lead Chadwick Boseman and the animated film “UglyDolls.”
STX also promoted “My Spy,” a film starring Dave Bautista that will be the first of multiple STX projects the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star is involved in. The studio will also release the Guy Ritchie crime drama “The Gentlemen,” as well as a new adaptation of the classic novel “The Secret Garden,” starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters.