Shaft is a 2019 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and written by Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, and Richard Roundtree. It is the fifth film in the Shaft series and a direct sequel to the 2000 film with the same title, although significantly more comedic in tone.
The film was released theatrically in North America on June 14, 2019 by Warner Bros. Pictures, and in international markets on June 28, 2019 by Netflix. It received mixed reviews from critics, but positive responses from audiences, and has grossed $19 million.
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, Regina Hall, Alexandra Shipp, Richard Roundtree