MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL: Sony Debuts The First Official Trailer For The Fourth Entry Into The Sci-Fi Action Comedy Franchise
Beyond the proliferation of the Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones-fronted Men In Black trilogy, Lowell Cunningham’s beloved comic book franchise is taking on new life from Sony and Amblin with another spectacular epic that aims with equal gravitas. Enter actress Tessa Thompson into the fray who is ready to make this s**t look good with Thor: Ragnarok lead Chris Hemsworth now both serving the clandestined and secretive organization that monitors alien life in F. Gary Gray’s Men In Black International.
Fans who enjoyed the life out of seeing Tessa Thompson in Thor: Ragnarok can expect to see the actress reunite with the lead actor once more by next year. As The Hollywood Reporter noted on Wednesday with Chris Hemsworth set to officiate his casting, Thompson is already in place for F. Gary Gray’s forthcoming Men In Black reboot which will widen its U.K.-set narrative and casting on a global, ensemble scale.
Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are back as producers following the hit successes they earned from the original trilogy which had Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones headlining. Steven Spielberg is returning as executive produce the film with Iron Man scribes Matt Holloway and Art Marcum penning for a June 14 release next year from Sony Pictures.
Marvel’s trajectory on the big screen has only ever gotten cooler these days, and especially with director Taika Watiti at the helm on Thor: Ragnarok. The film debut a second trailer for the comic-con crowd in San Diego over the weekend and subsequently online and while it wasn’t the only Marvel movie to peek out from behind the curtain, if the first trailer from April hasn’t sold you by now, perhaps this one will earn your favor. Beyond that, my hands are tied.
In Marvel Studios’ ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!
Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tessa Thompson, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, Cate Blanchett and Karl Urban are all coming to rock the hell out of this latest installment of the MCU on November 3. Catch the trailer now!
If there’s one thing you have to commend Marvel for doing, is keeping their end of all things film such good fun no matter how much people pine for something R-rated or family-friendly. At best, they’ve maintained quite the balance on all ends with thrilling action and storytelling with a cohesive narrative that keeps things nonetheless grounded in the whirlwind of fantasy we’re immersed in.