Jessie T. Usher‘s star is on the rise!
Joining Keith Powers to stand as one of Hollywood’s most promising African-American newbies, the actor has earned the leading role in the forthcoming ‘Shaft’ reboot!
Awesome news below…
New Line searched high and low for an actor to take on the movie once carried by Samuel L. Jackson as they penned a script to tell the tale of the character’s son.
The reboot’s name? ‘Son of Shaft.’
Production kicks off this Fall and will see Usher and Jackson join forces to tackle crime “in an uneasy collision of old school meets new school”.
Kenya Barris is the project’s scribe.