Watch: Jimmy Butler shares behind-the-screen clips of his cameo in Bad Boys commercial with Will Smith

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Watch Jimmy Butler work with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence for Bad Boys commercial

NBA All-Star forward Jimmy Butler shared behind-the-scenes footage of filming his commercial for the movie "Bad Boys: Ride or Die" with actor Will Smith. The Miami Heat forward has been busy off the court as he linked up with the Academy-award-winning actor, and he shared what happened while working with Smith on the advertisement.

To promote the fourth installment of the Bad Boys franchise, they brought in the six-time All-Star in their commercial. Butler showed how the commercial was made and how it looked like interacting with stars Smith and Martin Lawrence off-screen. The Heat star posted the seven-minute-long video on his YouTube channel.


Butler joked with Smith and Lawrence about having a role for a potential fifth installment of the Bad Boys franchise. The star showed himself getting into his wardrobe and some bloopers with the actors. He was fitted with his badge and given night vision goggles.

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Butler showed his comedic side and his acting capabilities during the filming. Watch the final cut of the commercial below.


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Looking at Jimmy Butler's acting career

Not many NBA players can have a successful acting career. But Jimmy Butler is no ordinary player as he's shown his acting chops in the past. On IMDb, Butler is credited with appearances in two music videos and one comedy film.

The Heat star appeared in a music video for the band Fall Out Boy when they released their song "So Much (For) Stardust" in February 2024. Butler had his emo hair, which he debuted during the 2023 media day for the team. The star was the focus of the video as he wore a full purple cowboy outfit paired with a purple hat.

Butler lip-synced the entire song and also showed off his dance moves.

Miami's star also appeared in a country music video, as he showed love for the genre. Luke Bryan's "Light It Up" featured the All-Star forward. It wasn't like what he did with the punk rock band as Butler showed his emotional range in the video.

Lastly, Butler appeared as himself in the comedy film Office Christmas Party, which was released in 2016. The movie featured some of the most well-known comedians including Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon and more.

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