Michael J. Fox announced in June 2018 that he was making 'Back to the Future IV.'
In June 2018, a number of readers came across a Facebook post purportedly posted by actor Michael J. Fox, in which he announced that he was making another installment in the popular Back to the Future movie series:
Fox does have his own Twitter account, and there is also a Facebook page for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Nothing like this hoax announcement appears on any of the actor’s verified social media pages. Additionally, this page and the aforementioned post contain a number of spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, usually a clue that an “official” page is a hoax. (Note how “account” and “started” are both misspelled.)
Some viewers were further confused when they came across a video purportedly showing a trailer for Back to the Future IV:
The photograph featured in this hoax is also several years old. It was originally posted by actress Lea Thompson to her Instagram page in honor of the thirtieth anniversary of the original Back to the Future movie: