Actor Chris Hemsworth continues to reign supreme among the cast of Marvel’s superhero saga as Thor this May in Avengers: Infinity War. Until then, you can also add Men In Black to the slate according to The Hollywood Reporter, with The Fate Of The Furious helmer F. Gary Gray tapped to direct the film as of early February.
Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald returning to produce the new film which transplants a diverse cast led by Hemsworth in London. Ready Player One helmer Steven Spielberg is also back to executive produce the sci-fi alien comedy reboot in its current form at Sony following the last several years of evolution as a potential forth installment, a crossover with the studio’s Jump Street franchise, and a previous version titled MIB 23.
Barry Sonnenfeld directed the earlier trilogy starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as members of a covert organization of black-suited agents who mitigate and monitor Earth’s unseen coexistence with aliens while battling extraterrestrial foes. The films have grossed up to $1.5 billion dollars in total.
The Men In Black reboot is tentatively dated for a June 14, 2019 from a script by Iron Man scribes Matt Holloway and Art Marcum.