’21 Jump Street’ and ‘Men in Black’ Crossover is Dead

/Film | 1/12/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Back in 2014, when one of the biggest stories of the year was a huge hack of sensitive information from Sony Pictures, details on a potential crossover between the 21 Jump Street and Men in Black franchises came to light. In the years since, updates have been sparse with the exception of a title reveal calling the movie MiB 23. Unfortunately, the odds weren’t looking too good for the wild idea when Jonah Hill called the possibility of the sequel “kind of impossible,” and it turns out he was probably right.

Men in Black franchise producer Walter Parkes was recently asked about the chances of seeing Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum throwing on the suits and shades for the potentially incredible crossover, and his response confirms that the 21 Jump Street Men in Black crossover is dead in the water.

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Speaking to Empire Magazine (via Yahoo UK), Walter Parkes only had this to say about MiB 23:

“We gave it a shot. It turned out to be an impossible match-up.”

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That echoes what Jonah Hill said back in August of 2016:

“I doubt that movie will get made. They’re trying to make all the deals, but it’s kind of impossible with all the Men in Black stuff. The Jump Street films were so fun to make and the whole joke of them was they were making fun of remakes and...
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