The David Ayer-directed sci-fi pic represents Netflix’s first big-budget foray into the original film arena, and plenty of the filmmakers and talent behind “Bright,” including lead actor Will Smith, commented on Netflix’s influence at the world premiere.
“What’s great about working with Netflix is that this is the type of movie you couldn’t really make anywhere else,” Smith said. “It’s an R-rated, violent, $100 million dollar movie … no other studio is making that.”
Smith plays Daryl Ward, a human cop from an alternate universe where fantasy creatures such as elves and orcs live side by side, but not so much in harmony. Smith revealed that his character is “a black police officer that’s racist against