Director: Tim Story
Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Alex Barnow, Ernest Tidyman (novel)
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Regina Hall, Avan Jogia, Alexandra Shipp, Matt Lauria, Luna Lauren Velez , Method Man, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, Isaach De Bankolé, Sylvia Jefferies, José Alfredo Fernandez, Jessica Medina, Ian Casselberry, Athena Akers, Jennifer ‘Ms Fer’ Russell, Tashiana Washington, Jessica Robinson, Hans Marrero, Jalyn Hall, Kenny Barr, George Lott, Gabriel “G-Rod” Rodriguez, Greta Quispe, Sean Baker, Charles Green, Shaun McMillan, David Dunston, Leland L. Jones, Timothy Carr, Joey Thurmond, Marcus Lewis, Chivonne Michelle, Aaron Dominguez, Philip Fornah, Quandae Stewart, Christian Gabriel Anderson, Ruben Vidal, Benjamin Weaver, Almeera Jiwa, Curtis Gammage, Tywayne Wheatt, Mike Dunston, Bobby Akers, Mariah Rice, Lucia Scarano, Prenis Ashley, Andre Parr, Milton Saul, Rashaan Matthews, Jon Arthur, Amato D’Apolito, Malik Big Leak Smith, Ryan King Scales, Jessica Dawson Strong, Martin Feigen, Bella Noelle Winkowski, Maiya Boyd, Whit Coleman, Linzy Clifton, Devon Mckelvin, Christopher Beanland, Michael Shikany, Shakur Sozahdah, Melchor Rosabal, Kysionia Daye, Jess Marie Carr, Sawyer Schultz, Bryce Mayfield, Devan Stewart, Miracle Shelton, Prince Donald Jr., Heather Seiffert, Marcus Henderson, Nyah Marie Johnson, Joey Mekyten, Joey Mekyten, Alvin Gibson, Santana Boykin, Vinny Costa, Anthony B. Harris, David King, Demetri Landell, Josiah Schreiber
Synopsis: Working for the FBI, estranged from his father and determined not to be anything like him, John Shaft Jr. reluctantly enlists his father’s help to find out who killed his best friend Karim and bring down a drug-trafficking/money-laundering operation in NYC.
Release Date: June 14, 2019 | Length: Unknown | Genre: Action, Crime | MPAA Rating: Rated R for pervasive language, violence, sexual content, some drug material and brief nudity.
Note: The film is also being produced by Kenya Barris. Title changed from “Son of Shaft” to “Shaft”.
Tags: Alexandra Shipp, Chivonne Michelle, Curtis Gammage, David Dunston, Demetri Landell, Devon Mckelvin, George Lott, Ian Casselberry, Isaach De Bankolé, Jalyn Hall, Jennifer Russell, Jess Marie Carr, Jessica Medina, Jessica Robinson, Jessie T. Usher, Kenya Barris, Kysionia Daye, Leland L. Jones, Maiya Boyd, Malik Smith, Marcus Henderson, Marcus Lewis, Mariah Rice, Method Man, Mike Dunston, Milton Saul, Miracle Shelton, Nyah Marie Johnson, Philip Fornah, Prenis Ashley, Quandae Stewart, Rashaan Matthews, Regina Hall, Richard Roundtree, Ryan King Scales, Samuel L. Jackson, Santana Boykin, Sean Baker, Shaun McMillan, Tashiana Washington, Tim Story, Tywayne Wheatt, Whit Coleman