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Men in Black Being Rebooted With a Whole New Trilogy

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black.

You read that headline right. Men in Black is apparently being “reinvented” as a whole new trilogy over at Sony. While there aren’t too many details of how or when that’ll happen, producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald shared with The Hollywood Reporter that development is very much underway for a new set of movies.

“We’re in the middle of it. It’s very active,” Parkes said. MacDonald expanded further, saying, “It will be reinvented as a trilogy.” No word yet on who’ll be in it or how it’ll be.

Huh. I wonder how they’re going to get people to forget the other three movies happ—


—wait, what?

(via Comic Book Resources, images via Men in Black)

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