We have now learned, thanks to Brazil Comic-Con taking place this weekend, that the upcoming Men in Black “requel” releasing next summer is officially titled Men in Black International. The movie will see Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson’s Agents H and M travel the globe to deal with all manner of extraterrestrial threats. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are not expected to reprise the roles that helped make the franchise famous in the first three films.
Also starring Emma Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Najiani, and Rafe Spall, Men in Black International is set to hit theaters on June 14th, 2019.
Chris Hemsworth is no stranger to aliens at this point, with Thor: Ragnarok, and Avengers: Infinity War both under his belt, but The Hollywood Reporter has word that he’s not finished yet. Hemsworth is in talks to star in the upcoming Men in Black spinoff set to hit theaters on June 14th, 2019. THR also reveals our first bit of plot for the film which will take place in London, and centers around a new batch of characters that include “a white character, a black woman, and an older man.”
The new untitled Men in Black film is set to be directed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton, The Fate of the Furious) and is been written by Matt Holloway & Art Marcum (Iron Man). Producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are back, along with executive producer Steven Spielberg.
Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures is developing a Men in Black spinoff based on a script by Matt Holloway and Art Marcum (Iron Man, Transformers: The Last Knight). The article states that the story of the new film will focus more on the Men in Black organization as a whole, on its global scale, rather than just a single branch in New York.
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones will not be reprising their starring roles, though cameos are not off the table. The new film will instead focus on a new team of MIB, and is being fast-tracked for a May 2019 release.
The first Guardians of the Galaxy film is one of my favorite Marvel titles, and I knew going into this this that I should be excited. James Gunn is an amazing director who understands the nuances of his characters better than any director really should. He know what we, the fans, want to see in these films, and he makes the movie that he himself would like to watch.
That trait is admirable if only because many directors don’t work like that, instead adhering to a strict executive-level method of film-making that caters to the larger audience in an attempt to get the biggest buck. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 takes that “fuck it” attitude that James Gunn has developed and amps it up into the most glorious, and ridiculous comic book film ever made.
Hit the jump for my spoiler-filled review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
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One of the most underrated genre films of the last few years is the shockingly fantastic Tom Cruise-vehicle that doesn’t feel like a Tom Cruise-vehicle, Edge of Tomorrow. Based on a Japanese manga titled All You Need Is Kill, and directed by the wonderful Doug Liman, Edge of Tomorrow balanced an insane story with great performances and visuals. Everyone brought their A-Game for this film, and it showed.
Now, Liman has confirmed that the film has a title: Live Die Repeat and Repeat. The title is based on the promotion for the film that lead up to its home release, where the full title was changed to Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow. We also have word that both Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt have signed on to reprise their roles. The film is set to be both a prequel, and sequel, taking advantage of the film’s time-travel tools to craft an original and mind-bending story.