20th Century Studios is currently developing a new reboot of the classic 1990s film, “White Men Can’t Jump”, which is about a pair of Black and white basketball hustlers joining forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.

It’s been previously revealed that Jack Harlow and Sinqua Walls are going to be starring in the main roles, which were played by Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes in the original film.

Deadline has reported that Lance Reddick, Teyana Taylor and Laura Harrier have joined the film.  Teyana Taylor has previously starred “Coming 2 America” and “The Trap”.


Laura Harrier has previously starred in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “The Starling”.

Lance Reddick will be playing Benji Allen, the father of Sinqua Walls’ character Kamal. Benji is living with MS and has been Kamal’s coach and support system since a very young age.  Lance Reddick has previously starred in “Lost” and “Fringe” series, along with the “John Wicks” films.

No character details have been revealed for what parts Teyana Taylor and Laura Harrier will be playing.

The new film is being directed by music video director Calmatic, who has recently directed the upcoming “House Party” remake for New Line.

“Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris has written the script with Doug Hall and is producing via his Khalabo Ink Society banner. Blake Griffin, Ryan Khalil and Noah Weinstein are executive producing through their Mortal Media banner, alongside Doug Hall and E. Brian Dobbins.

It’s not currently known if this film will be released theatrically or released directly onto Disney’s streaming services, Hulu, Star+ and Disney+.

Are you looking forward to a new version of “White Men Can’t Jump”?






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