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  • It was announced that 22 Jump Street (2014) writer Oren Uziel would write the film.
  • Rumored to be a 'Jump Street' and 'Men In Black' cross-over.
  • It's said to be a 21 Jump Street/Men in Black crossover movie.
  • It has been confirmed that the Jump Street sequels seen in the credits of 22 Jump Street (2014) are canon and will be explained in 23 Jump Street.
  • In 22 Jump Street, there is a scene where Jenko and Schmit walk into 22 Jump Street, their headquarters. After they walk in the camera pans to a construction site which says '23 Jump Street', implying that there will be another sequel.
  • Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith stated that they would not return for this film.
  • This will be the first Jump Street film not sporting "Jump Street" in the title in hopes to expand the cinematic universe.
  • Sony confirmed that this will be a Jump Street/Men in Black crossover.
  • This was the only "Men In Black" movie to not be directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.
  • In December 2017, Jaden Smith tweeted that he should star in Men in Black 4, because he "needed some answers" about extraterrestrial life.
  • Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth were featured in Thor: Ragnarok (2017).
  • In July 2018, it was announced that Emma Thompson would reprise her role as Agent O from Men in Black 3 (2012).
  • The film was released twenty-two years after Men in Black (1997), seventeen years after Men in Black II (2002), seven years after the releases of 21 Jump Street (2012) and Men in Black 3 (2012) and at last but not least, five years after 22 Jump Street (2014). However, this is no longer a shared Universe with "21 Jump Street" as of right now.
  • Like with the Toy Story franchise, it has had their sequels released a few and a long time later. Untitled Men in Black Spin-Off (2019) will be released in the same year as Toy Story 4 (2019). This untitled MIB film is the only film in the franchise that will be released in the same year as a Toy Story film.
  • 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).
  • VFXpert Rick Baker, who had worked on the "Men in Black" films and had retired in 2014, expressed interest in working on this film.
  • This was the second comic-book feature for Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson (after the MCU films) and Liam Neeson (after the Dark Knight films).
  • The film is a spinoff in the vein of Jurassic World (2015).
  • The film was originally going to be a "Jump Street" - "Men in Black" crossover with Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill reprising their roles from the franchise. However, plans fell apart, so it became a spin-off with Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson.
  • This will be the first Men in Black film to be shot in a widescreen 2.39:1 aspect ratio with ARRI Alexa 65 cameras, unlike the original trilogy which was shot in 1.85:1 with 35mm Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Panaflex Millennium, Arriflex 235, and Arricam cameras on the standard spherical format for the first two films and the Super 35 format for the third, although one scene was shot on ARRI Alexa.
  • 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.
  • This was the first "Men in Black" movie to be shot entirely digitally with ARRI Alexa 65 cameras.
  • Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth previously teamed up as Valkyrie and Thor in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
  • B-Team Sequel: Director Barry Sonnenfeld and actors Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith did not return.
  • The Danza: Downplayed. Chris Hemsworth as Agent H.
  • Fake Brit: The Australian Chris Hemsworth plays the British Agent H.
  • Release Date Change: Previously set for a May 17, 2019 release. It's been pushed to June 14, 2019.
  • Sequel Gap: The film will be released seven years after the last installment, Men in Black 3.
  • Those Two Actors: The pairing of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson worked so well in Thor: Ragnarok that someone at Sony Pictures got the idea to cast them both to relaunch the Men in Black franchise.
  • Working Title: The film was announced to be simply titled M.I.B. at first, before the change to Men in Black International.
  • This movie led to Matt Holloway & Art Marcum to write Masters of the Universe (2021).
  • Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Rafe Spall, and Rebecca Ferguson were all born in 1983.
  • 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'.
  • Chris Hemsworth and his brother Liam have now both headlined a sequel to a Will Smith vehicle.
  • There is a brief joke when Chris Hemsworth holding a small hammer during his fighting with a blue alien - reminiscing his role as Thor.
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