Rebecca Ferguson Joins Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson in ‘Men in Black’ Spinoff

Ferguson currently appears in “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” alongside Tom Cruise

Last Updated: August 2, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

Rebecca Ferguson has been cast in Sony Pictures’ “Men in Black” spinoff, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap.

F. Gary Gray is directing from a script by “Iron Man” writers Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson and Kumail Nanjiani are set to star.

Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing, while Steven Spielberg is executive producing.

The currently untitled film will his theaters on June 14, 2019.

Ferguson currently appears alongside Tom Cruise in “Mission: Impossible – Fallout.” Her recent credits include “The Snowman” and “The Greatest Showman,” and she will next star in the short “Little Match Girl” and the feature “The Kid Who Would Be King.”

She also recently closed a deal to star as Rose the Hat in 2020’s “Doctor Sleep,” alongside Ewan McGregor and Zahn McClarnon.

She is represented by ICM, Tavistock Wood Management and Premier PR.