A ‘New Jack City’ Reboot Is In Development
Written by BET on September 2, 2020
In line with Deadline, New Jack Metropolis is getting a reboot.
The neo-noir crime movie’s remake at the moment doesn’t have a director hooked up to it proper now, nevertheless Snowfall’s Malcolm M. Mays has been assigned to pen the script.
New Jack Metropolis was initially launched in theaters in 1991 and was Mario Van Peebles’ directorial debut. It stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Chris Rock, Taste Flav, Allen Payne and others.
The movie follows Nino Brown, performed by Snipes, who’s a Large Apple drug lord, in addition to detective Scotty Appleton (Ice-T), who goes undercover to infiltrate the group.
Mays lately wrote for Warner Bros’ Ferguson, an adaptation of the ebook Inform the Reality & Disgrace the Satan: The Life, Legacy and Love of my Son Michael Brown, by Lezley McSpadden with Lyah Beth LeFlore.