Tessa Thompson joins the cast of the ‘Men In Black’-spin-off from Sony Pictures. The American actress is back together on the set with her co-actor from ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Chris Hemsworth. That message entertainmentmagazine The Hollywood Reporter. The deal with Hemsworth would, however, still not all the way around, but an agreement is near.
The director of “Fate or the Furious’, F. Gary Gray, will be in the regiestoel seat. The script is from the pens of the ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’-writers, with Steven Spielberg as executive producer. In January it became known that Sony Pictures original release date with a month and moved had, of may 2019 14 June 2019. The actiekomedie had to originally compete with ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’, but will now have to compete with the Warner Bros remake of ‘Shaft’.
The spin-off will be new characters introduce in the universe of ‘Men In Black’. The main characters of the original film trilogy, Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith will not return as agents K and J. The ‘Men In Black’films proved true blockbusters: the first two movies brought in a worldwide total of 1,03 billion dollars. ‘Men In Black 3’ in 2012 brought the most money in the coffers to approximately 624 million u.s. dollars worldwide.
In addition to its role of fighter Valkyrie in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ appeared Thompson also in the science fiction movie ‘Annihilation’. She is currently in action on the set of the film ‘Creed II’. This summer, the actress is still to be seen in ‘Sorry to Bother You’ and she also has a big role in the second season of the HBO series ‘Westworld’ to tackle that this spring is released.