Method Man Lands Role In "Shaft" Reboot

HipHop News Posted on January 7, 2018 at 4:05am

Method Man Lands Role In "Shaft" Reboot

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Method Man's acting resume continues to expand. The Wu-Tang Clan member has been cast in the upcoming reboot of the Shaft, the iconic '70s film of the franchise, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Samuel L. Jackson is a repeat of his role of John Shaft from the 2000 remake. Jessie T. Usher, best known for his work in the Starz series Survivor's Remorse, has been chosen as the detective's son. Method Man will play an old friend of Shaft.

Regina Hall, Alexandra Shipp and the original shaft, Richard Roundtree, are also part of the reboot cast. Tim Story, who directed all three films in the Ice Cube-starring Ride along franchise, has been hired to direct with Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow handling of the script.

The Axis restart is currently scheduled for June 14, 2019 release date.


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