Status: Pre-Production As of August 20, 2017
Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Gearing up to begin production in late 2017.
Centers on cool black private eye John Shaft. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.To Be Announced (TBA)
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Rating MPAANot Available
Centers on cool black private eye John Shaft.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Reboot of the 2000 film. Based on the 1971 film written by Ernest Tidyman and John D.F. Black.
- Deadline.com says the idea is to reinvigorate the franchise with a focus on the son of the cool private eye who always finds himself navigating the gray terrain between the law and organized crime in New York City (1/20/17).
- Jessie T. Usher will play the progeny of detective John Shaft whom will once again be played by Samuel L. Jackson (Deadline.com, 8/17/17).