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Shaft 2019 Trailer -Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher & Richard Roundtree

June 14 is the date for the return of Shaft to the big screen. 

The trailer world premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live and is an action comedy with John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) that was in the movie from 2000.  In the film we see John Shaft Jr. (Jessie T. Usher) who doesn’t seem to carry the same traits as his father. Fans of the original get a treat with John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) having a role.  Tim Story is the director of the movie and it is written by Kenya Barris.

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. seeks answers for his best friend’s untimely death, he teams up with his father although their career choices are a clash. Shaft also has personal issues of his to deal with in this saga.

Regina Hall, Alexandra Shipp, Matt Lauria, Titus Welliver, and Cliff “Method Man” Smith are all apart of the movie. The film is produced by John Davis (Game Night, Joy) under his company Davis Entertainment. The character John Shaft and movie is based from the novel by Ernest Tidyman. The executive producers of this project are Richard Brener, Josh Mack, Tim Story, Ira Napoliello, Kenya Barris, and Marc S. Fischer.

Shaft is set for release on June 14.