After the recent announcement of the film being fast-tracked for June 2019, the upcoming Men In Black reboot may have found its director.
According to multiple industry publications, F. Gary Gray is in talks to helm the film, which won't see the return of Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith.
Sony has already OK'd the script from Iron Man writers Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing and Steven Spielberg is executive producing
This film is said to be "grounded in the original premise" of the first film, with a new cast. In 2015, it was reported that one of the "Men in Black" may be a woman.
But, this film is not to be confused with a previously planned spinoff film which would be a mashup with 21 Jump Street, and star Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.
After the success of Straight Outta Compton, Gray directed The Fate of the Furious, and is also attached to 2019's Hobbs and Shaw.