'Black-ish' Creator Has Signed on to 'Shaft' Reboot

Video Still via ‘Theme From Shaft (1971)’ Kenya Barris , the creator of the series black-ish , is going to help bring back Shaft. Barris will co-write the script for the upcoming reboot of the classic 1971 blaxploitation film along with Alex Barnow , who produces and writes on the show The Goldbergs . Which means the things are finally starting to move along for the Shaft remake , which was announced in February. Don’t get this confused with the 2000 sequel starring Samuel L. Jackson as John Shaft’s nephew—the reboot will return to the story of the original […]

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