Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Versatile actress Regina Hall is currently in negotiations to star in the “Son of Shaft” movie along with Jessie T. Usher and Samuel L. Jackson. According to THR, The “Girls Trip” actress will portray Usher’s onscreen mother and the former love interest of Jackson, who will be reprising his role as Shaft.
As previously reported, “Son of Shaft” will feature Usher as an FBI agent and cyber expert who finds himself partnering with his estranged father, Shaft, for an uneasy collision of old school meets new school. The film will also feature Alexandra Shipp, Christian Anderson and Richard Roundtree, who starred in the original 1971 version, “Shaft.”
“Son of Shaft” is written by Kenya Barris, Alex Barnow and Ernest Tidyman and is directed by Tim Story. It is currently being shot in Atlanta and will arrive in theaters June 14, 2019.
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