Alec Baldwin, Gemma Arterton & Sharlto Copley Join 'MiB 3D'
Some people don't seem to be all that thrilled about the prospect of Men in Black 3D, but the impressive cast should give them a run for their money. Aside from Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reprising their roles, Jemaine Clement, Josh Brolin and Emma Thompson are all jumping on board the sequel. Now Pajiba has word that Alec Baldwin, Sharlto Copley (District 9, The A-Team) and Gemma Arterton (Clash of the Titans, Prince of Persia) are joining the cast as well. So far we know the story deals with Agent Jay (Smith) time traveling to the year 1969, but we're not exactly sure why. Details on new cast member's characters are below.
Arterton will be playing a secretary at MiB headquarters in 1969 while Baldwin will be playing the boss at the time. I'm wondering if Baldwin will be playing a younger version of Rip Torn's character Zed, but since Emma Thompson is playing the new head of MiB, I'm not sure his character or Torn himself will appeara in the film at all. Meanwhile, Copley will be playing "a fast-talking Yoda type alien," which should be all sorts of fun. It would be really cool if one of the prawns from District 9 made a cameo at MiB headquarters, but that's probably just a flight of fancy on my part. in addition, Pajiba also points out the recording artist Nicole Sherzinger (the front-woman for the Pussycat Dolls) has been offered a role as Clement's character's girlfriend. Quite an assembly of talent coming together for this sequel, and I'm just getting more and more excited. How about you?