Shaft is a 2019 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story.

Official trailers

Warner Bros. Pictures on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 released the trailer:
SHAFT - Restricted Trailer .

Story intro

John "JJ" Shaft Jr. (Jessie Usher) is an FBI agent and a cybersecurity expert with a degree from MIT. After his best friend dies under suspicious circumstances, he turns to his estranged father - the legendary John Shaft II (Samuel L. Jackson) - to uncover the truth. Father and son must navigate the Harlem underworld to solve the crime. Along the way they team up with the first generation and JJ's grandfather, John Shaft (Richard Roundtree).


Samuel L. Jackson
John Shaft II, a private investigator, father of JJ and son of Shaft
Jessie Usher
John "JJ" Shaft Jr., a FBI Agent, son of Shaft II and grandson of Shaft
Richard Roundtree
John Shaft Sr, the legendary retired private investigator, father of Shaft II and grandfather of JJ
Alexandra Shipp
Sasha Arias
Regina Hall
Maya Babanikos, Shaft II's ex-wife and JJ's mother
Avan Jogia
Karin Hassan
Method Man
Freddie P
Matt Lauria
Major Gary Cutworth
Robbie Jones
Sergeant Keith Williams
Lauren Vélez
Bennie Rodriguez


The film Shaft was scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. Pictures (United States), Netflix (International), New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Warner Bros. Digital Networks on June 14, 2019 (United States, United Kingdom).

The duration of the film is 111 minutes. The film's budget is $30 - 35 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Shaft got average rating from critics.

External links

Official website:

Wikipedia: Shaft (2019 film)

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