Men in Black: International (stylized as MIB: International) is an upcoming American sci-fi comedy directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway.
The film is a spin-off from the Men in Black movie series, which is loosely based on the Malibu / Marvel comics of the same name by Lowell Cunningham.
Film stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson and Liam Neeson, with Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall and Emma Thompson appear in supporting roles.
The talks of a fourth Men in Black movie began after the release of the third film in 2012. In February 2018, Hemsworth signed a contract to direct a split, while Gray was hired to direct, and Thompson joined the cast on next month.
Filming took place in London, Morocco, Italy and New York City from July to October 2018. It is scheduled to be released in the United States by Sony Pictures on June 14, 2019.
Men In Black: International
- Directed By: F. Gary Gary
- Produced By: Laurie MacDonald, Walter Parkes
- Written By: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
- Cinematography: Stuart Dryburgh
Men In Black: International (Summary)
A team of secret agents of Men in Black (MIB) of London is involved in a murder mystery that sends them to travel the world.
Men In Black: International (Cast)
- Chris Hemsworth as Agent H.
- Liam Neeson as head of the MIB branch in the United Kingdom.
- Tessa Thompson as Agent M.
- Emma Thompson as agent O., the head of the US branch of MIB. Thompson repeats his role as Men in Black 3.
- Kumail Nanjiani as Pawny, an extraterrestrial.
In addition, Rebecca Ferguson and Rafe Spall have been chosen in undisclosed roles. Laurent and Larry Bourgeois will also appear in the film. It has also been confirmed that the characters of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, Agent J and Agent K, will not appear in the film.
Men In Black: International (Production)
In February 2018, it was reported that Chris Hemsworth would star in the film, which would be directed by F. Gary Gray. The following month, Thor of Hemsworth: Ragnarok’s co-star, Tessa Thompson, joined the cast.
In May 2018, it was reported that Liam Neeson was in talks to star in the film as head of the branch office of the agency in the United Kingdom.
The script of the film was written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway and would be produced by Laurie MacDonald and Walter Parkes. In June of 2018, Kumail Nanjiani, Rafe Spall and Les Twins were added to the cast of the film.
The main photography of the film began on July 9, 2018 in London and continued in Morocco, Italy and New York City. Emma Thompson was announced as a rescuer of her role as Agent O in the film later that month.
In August 2018, Rebecca Ferguson joined the cast of the film. On October 17, Hemsworth confirmed that the filming was over.
The visual effects of the film will be provided by Double Negative and supervised by Alessandro Ongaro with the help of Rodeo FX, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Method Studios.
The first poster was published on May 22, 2018. The first trailer was launched worldwide on December 20, 2018.
The launch of Men in Black: International is scheduled for June 14, 2019. It was previously scheduled for release on May 17, 2019.