Married producing team Laurie MacDonald and Walter Parkes revealed in an interview with BBC Newsbeat that they were looking to add some estrogen to the hit sci-fi/comedy franchise.
"There will be a prominent woman in black in the fourth [film]," MacDonald told Newsbeat.
The producers added that they consider the first three "MIB" films to be a complete trilogy that focused on the relationship between Smith's Agent J and Tommy Lee Jones's Agent K. With the fourth flick, they say, they're looking to tell a new story in the "Men in Black" universe.
"Now we are looking at a reinvention," Parkes told Newsbeat. "But it's a wonderful world to get back into."
As for Smith, there's no official word yet from the actor's camp about his potential involvement in the new film, and such a commitment is probably still a long way off. But according to Parkes and MacDonald, there's a possibility he could still be involved, if he's open to the idea.
"Never count Will out," Parkes told Newsbeat.
Sounds like good advice to us.
[via: BBC Newsbeat]
They are the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency, Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) are the Men in Black, providers of immigration services and regulators of all things alien on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MIB agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is on a mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies currently in residence in New York City. Read More