Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah

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Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah
Adil El Arbi
(1988-06-30) June 30, 1988 (age 30)
Bilall Fallah
(1986-01-04) January 4, 1986 (age 33)
OccupationFilm directors, screenwriters, film editors
Years active2010–present

Adil El Arbi (born June 30, 1988) and Bilall Fallah (born January 4, 1986) are Belgian film and television directors. Their work is: Image (2014), Black (2015), Patser (2018). They are set to direct the upcoming Bad Boys for Life, the third installment of the Bad Boys franchise, which stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, the film is set to release on January 17, 2020.[1][2]


Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah went to film school together. The first project that they directed is a short film called: Broeders (2011), which was received acclaimed from critics, their later films, Black (2015) and Patser (2018), also received positive reactions[3]. They directed the first two episodes in the TV series Snowfall, which aired on July 5 and July 12 in 2017, as well as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike's music video: "When I Grow Up", featuring American rapper Wiz Khalifa[4]. Beside directing in Bad Boys for Life, they are also attached to direct Beverly Hills Cop 4, the fourth installment of the Beverly Hills Cop film series, in which Eddie Murphy set to reprise his role[5][6].


Year Title Credited as Notes
Directors Writer(s)
2011 Broeders Yes Adil El Arbi Short film
2012 Bergica Yes Yes TV series
2014 Image Yes Yes
2015 Black Yes Yes
2017 Hashtag Yes Yes Short film
2017 Snowfall Yes No TV series, 2 episodes
2018 Patser Yes Yes
2020 Bad Boys for Life Yes No Filming
TBA Scalped Yes No TV film, Post-production
TBA Beverly Hills Cop 4 Yes No In development


  1. ^ "Production Begins on Bad Boys For Life". January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  2. ^ "Bad Boys for Life Begins Production, Will Smith Shares New Photo". MovieWeb. January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "10 Directors to Watch: Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah Bring Street Cred to Belgian Cinema". January 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ft. Wiz Khalifa - When I Grow Up (Official Music Video)". June 22, 2018.
  5. ^ Guglielmi, Luca (2017-01-15). "A New Beverly Hills Cop Film Is Going Into Production This Summer". All The Stuff You Care About. Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2017-01-19.
  6. ^ "'Beverly Hills Cop 4' moves forward with Eddie Murphy". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2017-04-24.

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