'Shaft' star Jessie T. Usher wants a Canadian sequel

Jun 14 2019, 10:27 pm

You heard it here first: The star of Shaft wants the series’ next instalment to take place in Canada!

Jessie T. Usher plays John Shaft Jr. in the latest iteration of the iconic franchise, alongside Shaft alums Richard Roundtree and Samuel L. Jackson.

Shaft: Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie. T. Usher

Jessie T. Usher / Instagram

Usher says that he and Jackson both love the city of Toronto, and it would be interesting to shoot a Canadian sequel. (Fair enough. We are the reigning NBA champs, after all.)

The actor also has a lot of opinions about reboots, and which films and sitcoms he’d love to see refreshed.

Watch the full interview here:


Shaft opens June 14th

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