Michael Jackson persuaded the director of “Men in Black II” not to make him an alien so that he could wear the famous black suit


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Michael Jackson from “Men in Black II”.Columbia Pictures

  • Michael Jackson made a cameo appearance in “Men in Black II”.

  • Barry Sonnenfeld originally wanted Jackson to play an alien, but the King of Pop refused.

  • “He said,’No, I want to wear a’Men in Black’suit,” Sonnenfeld recalled to the insider.

When “Men in Black” was announced in 1997, the action comedy starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as agents to monitor alien life forms on Earth became a box office revenue. .. It even entertained the king of pop.

According to Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld, when he started making the sequel Men in Black II, he was called by franchise fan Michael Jackson, who wanted to appear in the movie. ..

“He approached us” Sonnenfeld told insiders In an interview with the 25th anniversary of the original movie.

The idea was for Jackson to make a simple cameo appearance in “MiBII”, but Sonnenfeld’s original idea of ​​how he would appear in the movie didn’t work.

“I intended to make him an alien. He said,’No, I want to wear a’Men in Black’suit,” Sonnenfeld recalled. “So we figured out how to do it and it worked. He was nice.”

Jackson appears in the middle of the movie. Jackson wearing a MiB suit appears on the big board at Men in Black headquarters from where it looks like a lot of penguins in the background.

While talking to Zed, who is responsible for MiB (played by Rip Torn), Jackson asked about the position Zed had promised him and said he could be “Agent M.”

The Observatory Jackson Cameo is a comedy bit similar to the one made in the first movie.

In “Men in Black,” where Smith’s character J first arrives at headquarters, Jones’ character K shows him how the board keeps an eye on the aliens that live on Earth.

Men in Black Movie Celebrity Board

Can you choose all the celebrities?Sony

The board reveals that people like Al Loacker, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Danny DeVito are all aliens.

“I wanted to take people there to let you go.’Yes, he might be an alien,'” Sonnenfeld told the insider.

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