Richard Roundtree made his film acting debut in 1971’s “Shaft”, which became a blaxploitation classic. Samuel L. Jackson continued the legacy of the character 29 years later in the part remake, part sequel, “Shaft”. Now, Jessie T. Usher makes it three generations in the new follow-up — also simply called “Shaft”.
New Line Cinema Hires Tim Story to Direct its 'Shaft' Reboot
Director Tim Story of Fox's first two Fantastic Four films has been pegged to helm the Shaft reboot for New Line Cinema. Of recent, Story has directed films like Ride Along (1 and 2), and will now look to remodel the film from 2000 that starred Samuel L. Jackson.