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.

Director:

Tim Story
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Updated: 30 May 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Samuel L. Jackson ... John Shaft II
Regina Hall
Avan Jogia
Alexandra Shipp
Luna Lauren Velez ... Bennie
Matt Lauria ... Cutty
Method Man ... Freddie P
Richard Roundtree ... John Shaft I
Jessie T. Usher ... John Shaft Jr.
Isaach De Bankolé ... Gordito
Sylvia Jefferies ... Once Beautiful Woman
José Alfredo Fernandez ... Construction Worker
Jennifer 'Ms Fer' Russell ... Club Goer
Athena Akers ... New York Patron
Ian Casselberry ... Manuel 'Manny' Orozco
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Storyline

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 to help his progeny navigate Harlem's heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ's own FBI analyst's badge may clash with his dad's trademark leather coat, there's no denying family. Besides, Shaft's got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that's professional and personal.

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sequel | fifth part | See All (2) »

Genres:

Action | Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Shaft Reboot See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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The first feature film from director Tim Story to not feature Kevin Hart since Hurricane Season (2009). See more »

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