Sony to merge 'Jump Street' and 'Men in Black' franchises in crossover comedy, leaked documents reveal

December 11, 2014 12:15 PM

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Sony to merge 'Jump Street' and 'Men in Black' franchises in crossover comedy, leaked documents reveal

Well, here's a "23 Jump Street" twist that few people could have seen coming. Sony Pictures is reportedly moving ahead with plans for the comedy sequel that will merge the New Orleans-shot franchise -- inspired by the 1980s TV series about police officers who go undercover as teens to solve crimes in youth settings -- with the world of the studio's alien-hunting sci-fi series "Men in Black."

Plans for the franchise crossover, which would include "Jump Street" stars Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum but apparently no prominent roles for "Men in Black" stars Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, were revealed as part of the ongoing leaking of internal Sony documents by a group of hackers targeting ...

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