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Chris Hemsworth announced shortly after the release of this film that he would take a break from acting to be with his family.
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The film was originally going to be a "Jump Street" - "Men in Black" crossover with Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill reprising their roles. However, plans fell apart, so it became a spin-off, with Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson.
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This was the only "Men In Black" movie to not be directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.
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Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth previously teamed up as Valkyrie and Thor in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
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Working Title: The film was announced to be simply titled M.I.B. at first, before the change to Men in Black International.
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This is the second time F. Gary Gray is directing a sequel to a Barry Sonnenfeld film, the first being 'Be Cool' in 2005, the sequel to 'Get Shorty'.
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Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Rafe Spall, and Rebecca Ferguson were all born in 1983.
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Sequel Gap: The film will be released seven years after the last installment, Men in Black 3.
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VFXpert Rick Baker, who had worked on the "Men in Black" films and had retired in 2014, expressed interest in working on this film.
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Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson (Agents H and M) are the eighth and ninth cast members to appear in both the "Men in Black" and the Marvel Cinematic Universe films (having played Thor and Valkryie in the latter). The previous cast members were: Tommy Lee Jones (Agent K, Colonel Phillips), Vincent D'Onofrio (Edgar the Bug, Wilson Fisk), Rosario Dawson (Laura, Claire Temple), Josh Brolin (Young Agent K, Thanos), Mike Colter (Colonel Edwards, Luke Cage), Michael Stuhlbarg (Griffin the Unicorn, Nicodemus West) and Alice Eve (Young Agent O, Typhoid Mary).
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During a fight, Agent H wields a small hammer. This is an obvious reference to actor Chris Hemsworth's role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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This was the first "Men in Black" movie to be shot entirely digitally with ARRI Alexa 65 cameras.
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This movie led to Matt Holloway & Art Marcum to write Masters of the Universe (2021).
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This is F. Gary Gray's second film, since his directorial debut Friday (1995), to be shot in the taller 1.85:1 aspect ratio, although presented theatrically in the Univisium 2.00:1 aspect ratio. It is also the first Men In Black movie to be presented in the Univisium aspect ratio.
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Release Date Change: Previously set for a May 17, 2019 release. It's been pushed to June 14, 2019.
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Chris Hemsworth and his brother Liam have now both headlined a sequel to a Will Smith vehicle, such Liam previously starring in Independence Day 2
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This is the first Men in Black film to be given a BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) '12A' rating in the U.K. (the U.K. equivalent of the MPAA's 'PG-13' in the U.S.A.). The previous films were all rated 'PG' in Great Britain.
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Frank the Pug (voiced by Tim Blaney) and the Worm Guys (voiced by Thom Fountain) are the only characters from the first film to also physically appear in this one. Although they have a prominent place on the movie's poster, these characters have less than a minute of screen-time.
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Agent J, Agent K and Frank the Pug are the only characters to appear in some form in every Men in Black movie. Agents J and K were characters in the first three movies, and appear in a painting in this one; Frank was in the first, second and fourth movie, and appeared on a picture in J's living room in the third.
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Agent High T (Liam Neeson) is a pun on 'high tea', a typically English practice of having tea together with an assortment of sweet and savory snacks.
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Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith stated that they would not return for this film. They do appear briefly, in a painting in the London MiB office, which is a dramatized depiction of their fight with the Edgar-bug from Men in Black (1997).
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