Will Smith signed on for 3-D 'Men in Black 3'
are set for Will Smith to star again as Agent Jay and Barry Sonnenfeld to direct, Columbia Pictures announced Friday.
"We love where the story is taking Agents Jay and Kay and know this new chapter will deliver a fresh fun twist for fans of the franchise while also introducing the Men in Black to a whole new generation of moviegoers," said Jeff Blake, chairman of Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution.
The first two "Men in Black" movies were released in 1997 and 2002.
Columbia, which is owned by Sony, says it's in "advanced negotiations" with Tommy Lee Jones about reprising his role as Agent Kay, and is talking to Josh Brolin about playing Kay's younger incarnation.
Waiting for word back on whether we might see Rip Torn's Chief Zed despite his legal woes. We did not, however, ask about a certain Agent M, seen with Zed in the clip above from "Men In Black II."
Who knows, though. He could show.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photo: Tommy Lee Jones, left, and Will Smith in "Men In Black II." Credit: Melinda Sue Gordon / Columbia Pictures
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