Directed by Tim Story.
Staring Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, Alexandra Shipp, Regina Hall, Matt Lauria, Avan Jogia, Lauren Vélez, Method Man, Almeera Jiwa, Ian Casselberry, Aaron Dominguez, and Isaach De Bankolé.
Detective John Shaft, estranged from his son, an FBI agent, joins him as he tries to solve the murder of a childhood friend which soon leads them to confront a large drug-ring conspiracy.
Samuel L. Jackson returns to reprise the role of detective and private investigator John Shaft from John Singleton’s uneven yet vibrant 2000 Shaft. While the character is virtually same, the story world of the last entry seems to have been forgotten with almost no characters from Vanessa Williams to Busta Rhymes except Jackson returning (it also plays with the previous entry with Shaft now officially the son of the original Richard Roundtree Shaft instead of his nephew) But as in