International marks the return of the MiB for a fourth time. Will Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson reprise their roles in Men in Black 5? Here’s what we know so far.
What can you anticipate from a Men in Black 5 remake? Men In Black: International, the fourth film starring MCU favorites as spies tasked with tracking alien life forms, has finally come. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson will replace franchise veterans Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in the major roles.
The Men in Black franchise has been powerful yet consistent since the first film debuted in 1997. Men in Black II, Men in Black 3, and now Men in Black: International have all followed up on that hugely popular debut.
The world of the Men in Black has grown exponentially over the course of the franchise, with new technology introduced, the lifestyles of the agents studied in-depth, new alien life forms uncovered, and so much more. A Men in Black 5 spinoff is a distinct possibility.
How do the Men in Black franchise fare in the future? The performance of International determines everything. Men in Black 5: Here’s What We Know.
Men In Black 5 Expected Release Date
Even if International hits at the box office around the world (which is a difficult order at this point), the fifth movie will have to wait a long time to hit theatres. The fifth installment of the Men in the Black franchise will be released at the end of 2022 or early 2023.
Men In Black 5 Expected Cast
We Expected Previous Cast members to Return in Men in Black 5. The following cast members are:
- Rafe Spall. Agent C.
- Emma Thompson. Agent O.
- Liam Neeson. Agent High T.
- Laurent Bourgeois. Alien Twin.
- Chris Hemsworth. Agent H.
- Tessa Thompson. Agent M.
- Kumail Nanjiani. Pawny. Voice.
- Rebecca Ferguson. Riza.
Men in Black 5 Plot: International Doesn’t Directly Set Up A Sequel
The plot of Men in Black: International does not necessarily set up the fifth movie, as the characters finish up in a rather basic state. While it would be interesting to see more stories come to life on the big screen in a Men in Black 5, International stands on its own as a full story. Of all, this was also the case with 1997’s Men in Black, which helped to launch the franchise, so never rule out the possibility.
Is Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson set to reprise their roles in MIB 5?
Thanks to their performances in the MCU on Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson have shown to be a game couple for a few years now. It’s easy to imagine a situation in which these actors reunite in their MiB finery for another outing.
On the business side of things, things get a little murkier. There’s no public information on whether Hemsworth and Thompson are legally committed to returning for Men in Black 5 or if this was a one-and-done deal, so their return might be contingent on renegotiations.
The Box Office for Men in Black 5 is Dependant on MIB: International
The success of Men in Black 5 will primarily determine whether or not a successor will be made: if the franchise is successful, Sony will almost probably allow the fifth installment. Early reviews and box office estimates, unfortunately, do not look to be promising. It has the lowest Rotten Tomatoes score in the franchise’s history, and box office estimates have dropped significantly. Despite the film’s low budget (about $110 million for a modern tentpole), it has the potential to be a big hit.