"Men in Black" might be returning to help solve a pressing issue of our time: lack of amazing alien movies.
In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald teased a return of the franchise, likely without original key player Will Smith:
THR: You produced "Men in Black." Has there been talk of reviving that franchise with the new Sony regime?
PARKES: We're in the middle of it. It's very active.
THR: Is Will Smith going to be part of it?
PARKES: Most likely no.
MACDONALD: It will be reinvented as a trilogy.
The exchange did not cover why more Hollywood power players aren't stepping in to help solve the alien movie shortage crisis, but -- as former executives at Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios -- we can only imagine the two join in our concern.
Sony did not immediately respond to The Huffington Post's request for comment (or our nightly prayers for the production of Oscar-worthy alien movies with a social message.)
For more, head over to The Hollywood Reporter.
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