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Mission: Impossible's Rebecca Ferguson Boards Men in Black Spinoff

Rebecca Ferguson has just joined up with another top secret government organization.

The Mission: Impossible actor has officially joined the cast of Sony's upcoming Men in Black spinoff in what is reported to be a major role. The latest installment in the sci-fi comedy franchise stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson.

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Ferguson has certainly stayed busy since completing Mission: Impossible -- Fallout earlier this year: In addition to appearing in Men in Black, she has also signed on to appear as a villain in the Stephen King adaptation Doctor Sleep. The adaptation is a sequel to King's iconic novel, The Shining, with Ferguson playing Rose the Hat, the head of a cult that feeds on the life force of those that possess the telepathic abilities seen in the earlier King novel.

Principal photography on the new Men in Black film began in London in early July. While specifics on the spinoff's story including Ferguson's role remain under wraps, the new film is expected to position the entire Sony franchise to a wider audience.

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The still untitled Men in Black spinoff is directed by Fate of the Furious filmmaker F. Gary Gray from a script by Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway with Steven Spielberg serving as an executive producer. It stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, Kumail Nanjiani, and Rafe Spall. The film is slated to hit theaters on June 14, 2019.

(via Deadline)

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