F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton, Fate of the Furious) is in talks to direct Sony’s upcoming Men in Black spinoff, ABM has learned.
The untitled film, which will not feature Will Smith or Tommy Lee Jones, has a current release date of June 14, 2019. According to multiple reports, the project will expand on the world of the original trilogy but on a more global scale.
Matt Hollway & Art Marcum (Iron Man, Transformers: The Last Knight) will pen the script. Original franchise producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are back along with executive producer Steven Spielberg.
Before Straight Outta Compton, Gray directed films like A Man Apart and The Italian Job.