Comedy

Actors Jessie T. Usher & Richard Roundtree on SHAFT – Exclusive

New Line Cinema’s action comedy Shaft is the next chapter in the film franchise featuring the coolest private eye on any New York City block and is playing now everywhere.

Directed by Tim Story, the film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Regina Hall, Luna Lauren Velez, Alexandra Shipp, Richard Roundtree, and more.

In Miami, our correspondent Mariana Medina had the opportunity to sit down with actors Jessie T. Usher and Richard Roundtree to talk about working with Samuel L. Jackson, the generations on the Shaft family, and more.

Check it out the exclusive English interview:

More about the film

JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ’s own FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather duster, there’s no denying family. Besides, Shaft’s got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that’s professional and personal.

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