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Check out Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie T. Usher in the first image from the new Shaft movie


Jessie T. Usher (Independence Day: Resurgence, Survivor’s Remorse ) is playing the newest member of the Shaft family in the Tim Story directedfilm.The script for the new film is by Kenya Barris.

In Shaft, which is out on 14th June 2019,Usher, plays play the son of the detective, who, after long being estranged from his father, finds himself teamed up with him. The young man is an FBI agent, a cyber expert, and the partnership with dad is an uneasy collision of old school meets new school.

Samuel L. Jackson is back in the role he played in the John Singleton-directed reboot of the Gordon Parks-directed 1971 film.

Also returning is Richard Roundtree, who starred in the original film and returned in the 2000 film, in which Jackson’s character played his nephew.

“He joins the FBI, which is sort of anti-Shaft family values,” Jackson told EW. “So when he comes to me for help, it’s a matter of reshaping him.”

The first image shows Roundtree, Jackson, Usher, and Alexandra Shipp.

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