Shaft is an upcoming 2019 American action comedy film that is directed by Tim Story. The screenplay of the movie is written by Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow. This film stars include Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, and Richard Roundtree.

It is scheduled to be released theatrically in the United States on the 14th of June 2019. This is the fifth film in the film series and it is a sequel to the film of 2000. The film is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. This movie will be released on the 14th of June 2019.


Shaft Movie Cast

  • Samuel L. Jackson as John Shaft II
  • Jessie Usher as John “JJ” Shaft Jr.
  • Richard Roundtree as John Shaft
  • Regina Hall as John “JJ” Jr’s Mother
  • Avan Jogia
  • Method Man as Freddie P
  • Matt Lauria as Cutty
  • Robbie Jones
  • Alexandra Shipp
  • Callan Mulvey
  • Lauren Vélez

Shaft Movie Plot

This movie follows John III who is an FBI agent and also a cybersecurity expert with a degree from MIT. John turns to his father because his best friend died due to suspicious circumstances. John III and his estranged father have to uncover the truth behind the death of John’s best friend. Both of them have to navigate the Harlem underworld to solve the crime. They later team up with the first generation John. The film will be available in cinemas on the 14th of June 2019.


Shaft Movie Overview

Directed by Tim Story
Produced by
  • John Davis
Screenplay by
  • Kenya Barris
  • Alex Barnow
Based on Shaft
by Ernest Tidyman
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Jessie T. Usher
  • Regina Hall
  • Alexandra Shipp
  • Matt Lauria
  • Method Man
  • Richard Roundtree
Music by Christopher Lennertz
Cinematography Larry Blanford
Edited by Conrad Buff IV
  • New Line Cinema
  • Davis Entertainment
  • Khalabo Ink Society
  • Netflix Original Films
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures (United States)
Netflix (International)
Release date
  • June 14, 2019 (United States)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $30 million

Shaft Movie Trailer

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