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Shaft (2019)

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Action, Crime
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Director
Tim Story
Written by
Cast
Samuel L. Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Method Man, Regina Hall, Luna Lauren Velez, Richard Roundtree, Avan Jogia, Jessie T. Usher, Matt Lauria, Isaach De Bankolé, Ian Casselberry
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distributor:
Warner Bros. , New Line Cinema
production company:
New Line Cinema , Davis Entertainment , Khalabo Ink Society , Netflix , Warner Bros. Digital Networks , Warner Bros.
producer:
Kenya Barris , John Davis
assistant director:
Mathew Dunne , Greg Guzik , A.J. Bruno , Philip Banks , Larry D. Katz , Josh Muzaffer , Lance Resch-Anger , Megan Schmidt , David Stickler
sfx supervisor:
Steve Dinozzi , Chris LeDoux
budget:
$30 million
franchise:
Shaft
prequel:
Shaft (1971) , Shaft's Big Score! , Shaft in Africa , Shaft (2000)
cinematographer:
Larry Blanford

Synopsis

John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his father's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death.

This project officially moved through the pipeline in 2017 with the hiring of director Tim Story. Shortly after, the principal cast started to come together, including Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie Usher. Filming started in February 2018. Shaft is billed as the latest installment in the Shaft film franchise and will operate as a sequel to the 2000 film.

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