Shaft is one of Samuel L Jacksons most memorable films and that’s a huge compliment to the film considering his body of work. Sam Jackson had announced that he is returning as Shaft along with Jessie T. Usher, Regina Hall, Alexandra Shipp and Richard Roundtree.
Now New Line has Confirmed that Brit Candian Actor of Indian Decent Avan Jogia is joining the cast of Shaft .Details about Jogia’s role have been kept under wraps, but Tim Story will direct a script from Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow.
It will follow a nerdy FBI agent launches his own investigation after his friend dies under suspicious circumstances. Needing help with the case, he reluctantly enlists the help from his estranged father — the legendary, stuck-in-the-80s-but-still-cool-as-hell titular John Shaft.
New Line and Netflix are partnering on this film with Netflix financing more than half the film’s high $30M budget for international rights and will stream Shaft outside of the U.S. after New Line releases it theatrically domestically.
amdb had broken the news of netflix putting together their slate for 2018 and that more than 80% of the slate was Action films. Well Watch this space for more news on netflix ‘s Action films.
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