Since 1997, the duo Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will Smith) have been hunting aliens and investigating extraterrestrial conspiracies on Earth. Most recently, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson tried a reboot. You can recently discover the Men in Black universe on Netflix.
Men in Black on Netflix: The 4 films and their plots at a glance
Men in Black (1997): Agent K and Agent J get to know each other. Together they hunt the cockroach creature “Edgar” (Vincent D’Onofrio).
Men In Black 2 (2002): Agent K and Agent J take on the shapeshifter Serleena (Lara Flynn Boyle).
Men in Black 3 (2012): Agent J travels back in time to save his friend and partner from making a devastating decision.
Men in Black: International (2019): The reboot of the series with Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson as an agent duo. They must expose a mole within the organization.
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The Marvel stars Hemsworth and Thompson were supposed to use their chemistry tested in Thor 3 to fill the hole left by Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and J. It remained an attempt.
The film only grossed $254 million – against an estimated total cost of $220 million. It was that By far the worst result of the series:
The reboot was a disastrous failure and to this day this has stifled plans to continue the series. The only way to revive the franchise: Will Smith (and at best Tommy Lee Jones) would have to return for a new film. However, there are no known plans in this direction.
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