Shaft premieres on Netflix South Africa

Samuel Jackson-led action film, Shaft, is set to be available for streaming on Netflix South Africa from Friday, 28 June 2019.

Shaft follows JJ Shaft Jr, a cyber security aficionado played by Jessie T. Usher, who combines forces with his legendary personal investigator father John Shaft, played by Samuel L. Jackson, to uncover the truth behind the untimely death of his best friend. The dynamic duo leaves no stone unturned as they comb through the streets of Harlem, New York, looking for clues.

The multi-generational family appears to have its fair share of conflict between JJ and John due to the contrast between JJ’s by-the-book approach and John’s rogue, vigilante style of investigation. Despite being an action-film through-and-through, Jackson’s blunt sense of humour provides viewers with some much-needed comic relief.

Other notable names that appear in Shaft include Regina Hall, who plays JJ’s scorned mother, and the original Shaft, John Shaft Sr., played by Richard Roundtree.

Watch the Shaft Trailer below.