In this Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jonesless entry in the MIB franchise, stars Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth are tasked with figuring out who the hell the mole is in their secret government organization, perhaps best known for its proven excellence in suits and interplanetary negotiations.
Thompson and Hemsworth are joined by Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, and Big Sick Oscar winner Kumail Nanjiani. Friday and The Fate of the Furious crafter F. Gary Gray directs.
"We went into the project knowing the deep affection we and the fans have for Will and Tommy," Gray told Entertainment Weekly back in January. "We're not replacing them, simply adding to their team." In the same feature, producer Walter F. Parkes added that he and the team saw signs in Thor of an onscreen chemistry similar to that of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.
"The first three pictures are very dependent on Will and Tommy's particular chemistry and on the comic approach that [director] Barry [Sonnenfeld] brought," Parkes, who praised the "inherent rapport of Thompson and Hemsworth, said.
Men In Black: International, which arrives seven years after Men In Black 3, hits theaters June 14.