Everyone knows the signature outfit from Males in Black, it is an all-black swimsuit, black tie, white button down and sun shades. Nonetheless, earlier than Will Smith’s character become Agent J, he was an NYPD detective, who wore a extra colourful ensemble. Clearly, Smith nonetheless has Agent J behind his thoughts all these years later, as a result of a fan referred to as out how the actor unintentionally threw it again to his iconic position from Males in Black in an uncanny photograph.
Earlier than changing into Agent J, Smith was NYPD detective James Darrell Edwards III who chased after criminals with none data they have been aliens. Do you by any probability bear in mind what this detective wore earlier than donning that fashionable signature swimsuit of the Males In Black? One fan, Jbokse, did when Will Smith posted a photograph of himself on his journey to Saudi Arabia for the Camel Cup. The actor was carrying a similar-looking white T-shirt and orange observe pants with an equally orange sweatshirt tied round his waist, similar to what he wore through the first scene of Males in Black. The Oscar winner noticed the belief, and he humorously responded, “YOOO @jbokse, how’d you even THINK of this?!?! 🤯 Hahahahaha!” Check out the uncanny side-by-side Instagram photograph beneath:
Contemplating it’s been 25 years for the reason that first Males in Black film, it’s doable Will Smith didn’t bear in mind his laid-back costume from the start for the film. His most memorable vogue ensemble, in fact, was his slick black swimsuit and tie with a neuralyzer in his hand to assist residents overlook about any extraterrestrial sightings. Perhaps Agent Okay used a neuralyzer on Smith to assist him overlook that at one level in his youth, he had orange as a part of his coloration wheel. As one other fan identified, now the King Richard star must don his purple swimsuit from Dangerous Boys 2. With Dangerous Boys 4 being official, we will see, I do know I positive hope we get one other wardrobe throwback, however possibly this time it will be intentional.
If there’s anybody to thank for Will Smith getting considered one of his signature, it’s Males in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld’s spouse Susan. She cherished Smith’s efficiency in The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air. To not point out, it additionally helped that Smith’s basic sci-fi movie Independence Day was the top-grossing film the earlier 12 months earlier than Males in Black got here out. Now, the position has become one of many actor’s most iconic characters, swimsuit and orange ensemble included.
The final time we noticed Will Smith play Agent J was when he went time leaping in Males in Black 3 again in 2012. Whereas he could also be returning to his Dangerous Boys position within the close to future, his days of chasing aliens in his swimsuit and tie could also be over. The I Am Legend actor has beforehand mentioned he has little interest in being a part of a Males in Black 4 film. He mentioned that three was sufficient, and it is time to let another person take the reins of that position. There’s additionally the truth that Smith has admitted he “fumbled” the sci-fi franchise’s sequels, expressing discontent over them. Nonetheless, whereas the Hitch star could have mentioned goodbye to Agent J, he clearly nonetheless has garments that resemble the character’s wardrobe in his life.
Whether or not Will Smith realizes this or not, his Males in Black position will in all probability by no means escape him with the uncanny photograph to show it. You’ll be able to watch his efficiency in all three Males in Black films in your Peacock subscription.