MIB (film)

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MIB
MIB official teaser poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Produced by Laurie MacDonald
Walter Parkes
Written by Art Marcum
Matt Holloway
Based on The Men in Black
by Lowell Cunningham
Starring
Music by Danny Elfman
Cinematography Jeffrey L. Kimball
Edited by Christian Wagner
Production
companies
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing[1]
Release date
  • June 14, 2019 (2019-06-14) (United States)
Country United States
Language English

MIB is an upcoming American science fiction action comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray from a screenplay written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. The film is a spin-off of the Men in Black film series, which is loosely based on the Malibu/Marvel comics of the same name by Lowell Cunningham. The film will star Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall, Rebecca Ferguson, and Emma Thompson. It is scheduled to be released by Sony Pictures Releasing on June 14, 2019.

Premise[edit]

A London-based team of Men in Black (MIB) secret agents become involved in a murder mystery that sends them traveling the globe.[2]

Cast[edit]

Rafe Spall and Rebecca Ferguson have been cast in undisclosed roles. Laurent & Larry Nicolas Bourgeois will also appear in the film.

Production[edit]

In February 2018, it was reported that Chris Hemsworth would star in the film, which would be directed by F. Gary Gray.[3] The following month, Hemsworth's Thor: Ragnarok co-star, Tessa Thompson joined the cast.[4] In May 2018, it was reported that Liam Neeson was in talks to star in the film as the head of the UK branch of the agency.[5] The film's script was written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway and would be produced by Laurie MacDonald and Walter Parkes.[6] In June 2018, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall, and Les Twins were added to the cast of the film.[7][8]

Principal photography on the film began on July 9, 2018 in London.[9] Emma Thompson was announced as reprising her role as Agent O in the film later that month.[10] In August 2018, Rebecca Ferguson joined the cast of the film.[11]

Release[edit]

The MiB spin-off is scheduled to be released on June 14, 2019.[12] It was previously set for a May 17, 2019 release.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Film Releases". Variety Insight. Variety Media. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
  2. ^ https://screenrant.com/men-black-poster-plot-details/
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (February 28, 2018). "Chris Hemsworth Circling to Star in 'Men in Black' Spinoff (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 2, 2018.
  4. ^ Kit, Borys (March 21, 2018). "Tessa Thompson to Join Chris Hemsworth in 'Men in Black' Spinoff (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 22, 2018). "Liam Neeson in Talks to Join 'Men in Black' Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Jr, Mike Fleming (September 29, 2017). "Sony Sets 'Men In Black' Spinoff For Summer, 2019; Script by 'Iron Man' Team Holloway & Marcum". Deadline. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  7. ^ Williams, Trey (June 29, 2018). "Rafe Spall, Kumail Nanjiani Join Sony's 'Men in Black' Spinoff". TheWrap. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  8. ^ Kit, Borys (June 29, 2018). "'Men in Black' Movie Spin-Off Adds 'Jurassic' Actor to Cast (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  9. ^ Perry, Spencer (July 9, 2018). "Chris Hemsworth Set Photos from the New Men in Black Movie!". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Kit, Borys (July 24, 2018). "Emma Thompson Joining 'Men in Black' Spinoff (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  11. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (August 2, 2018). "'Mission: Impossible' Fallout For Rebecca Ferguson: Locks 'Men In Black' Spinoff Lead & 'Doctor Sleep' Villainess". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  12. ^ Busch, Anita (January 18, 2018). "'Men In Black' Spinoff Gets Summer 2019 Release Date Change". Deadline. Retrieved May 29, 2018.

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