Far more Shaft than you can deal with. Only in theaters June 14!
New Line Cinema’s motion comedy “Shaft” is the subsequent chapter in the movie franchise that includes the coolest private eye on any New York City block.
Tim Tale (the “Ride Along” and “Think Like a Man” franchises) directs this all-new consider on a legend, starring Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson (“Pulp Fiction,” “Kong: Cranium Island”), Jessie T. Usher (TV’s “Survivor’s Remorse,” “Almost Christmas”), Regina Corridor (“Girls Journey,” “Barbershop: The Future Cut”), Alexandra Shipp (“Straight Outta Compton,” “X-Males: Apocalypse”), Matt Lauria (TV’s “Kingdom,” “Friday Night Lights”), Titus Welliver (“Argo,” TV’s “Bosch”), Cliff “Method Man” Smith (“Keanu,” “Train Wreck”), and Richard Roundtree, the first John Shaft.
JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber safety qualified with a diploma from MIT, but to uncover the truth of the matter powering his ideal friend’s premature loss of life, he desires an schooling only his father can offer. Absent in the course of JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to assistance his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And though JJ’s personal FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather duster, there’s no denying family. Moreover, Shaft’s bought an agenda of his personal, and a score to settle that’s experienced and individual.
The film is produced by John Davis (“Game Evening,” “Joy”) under his Davis Leisure banner.
“Shaft” is composed by Kenya Barris (“Girls Excursion,” TV’s “Black-ish”) & Alex Barnow (TV’s “The Goldbergs”), based mostly on the character John Shaft from the novel by Ernest Tidyman. Serving as executive producers are Tim Story, Ira Napoliello, Kenya Barris, Marc S. Fischer, Richard Brener and Josh Mack.
Story’s powering-the-scenes artistic staff bundled director of pictures Larry Blanford (“Ride Alongside,” “Tag”), production designer Wynn Thomas (“Hidden Figures”), editor Peter S. Elliot (“Ride Together 2”), and costume designer Olivia Miles (“Ride Together 2”). The tunes is by Christopher Lennertz (“Nobody’s Idiot,” “Pitch Ideal 3”), and Dave Jorden served as tunes supervisor.
New Line Cinema presents a Davis Leisure Output, a Tim Tale Movie, “Shaft” is established for release on June 14, 2019. It will be distributed in North The us by Warner Bros. Shots, and internationally by Netflix.