Movie: Shaft (2019)
Shaft is an American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written by Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, and Richard Roundtree. It will be released theatrically in the United States on June 14, 2019.It is the fifth film in the Shaft film series and a sequel to the 2000 film with the same title, however, unlike its predecessor, which was distributed by Paramount Pictures, this film is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, which owns the first three features and the TV series due to its acquisition of the MGM library when it purchased Turner Entertainment in 1996.
JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees.