‘Men In Black: International’ Blasts Off With $3.1 Million on Thursday Night

Published on Jun 14, 2019

‘Men In Black: International’ Blasts Off With $3.1 Million on Thursday Night

Sony’s “Men In Black: International” has launched with $3.1 million at 3,472 North American locations in Thursday night previews.

The fourth iteration of the sci-fi comedy franchise stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson as black-suited agents dealing with a baffling series of alien attacks against the Earth. “Men in Black: International” is opening at 4,224 sites amid expectations of a $30 million launch weekend in North America.

Men In Black: International” takes place in the same universe as the previous trilogy with Emma Thompson reprising her role as Agent O. Kumail Nanjiani, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall and twins Laurent and Larry Bourgeois also star. The film, set in the London bureau of the top-secret Men In Black organization, is directed by F. Gary Gray and written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, based on the Malibu Comic by Lowell Cunningham. Producers are Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The budget for “Men in Black: International” is $110 million,

Read full article at: Variety

Author: Dave McNary