LONDON, Oct. 2 (UPI) --
British actress Emma Thompson
is in talks to play the head of government agency MIB in the upcoming movie "Men In Black 3."
The 51-year-old Oscar winner would join Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as they reprise their roles for the film franchise, which follows the Men In Black as they guard and protect aliens living on Earth, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday.
"Men In Black 3" is scheduled to begin filming in November for a release -- in 3-D -- in 2012.
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