F. Gary Gray Taps Tessa Thompson For ‘Men In Black’ Spin-Off

by Krystal Franklin

March 22, 2018

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Tis the season for reboots (if you haven’t heard Sister, Sister, Shaft, Martin and Bad Boys are returning to the big and small screens)! Last month rumors of a Men In Black spin-off surfaced with legendary director F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton, Fate of the Furious) attached to it. Fans of the sci-fi flick can now breathe a sigh of relief, because the million dollar franchise is returning, but this time with a brand new cast.

Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson (who will star in the biopic of the infamous jewelry thief, Doris Payne) will reunite onscreen (Thor: Ragnarok) to star in the 1997 remake, that will reportedly, “take on new characters.”

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The film is set to release in theaters June 2019 and if you’re wondering if Will Smith and Tommy Lee will reprise their roles as Agents J and K, think again. There are no indications of the two being involved at all.

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And because we’re suddenly feeling nostalgic, remember this? The aliens dancing still make us laugh!

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