‘New Jack City’ Reboot In The Works

‘New Jack City’ Reboot In The Works

According to reports, another reboot for a classic film is underway. Reportedly, a reboot for the 1991 film New Jack City is in the works.

Malcolm M. Mays

Malcolm M. Mays, a film maker and Snowfall actor is said to be writing the project. No details about a director have been revealed and Bill Gerber will reportedly produce the new version.

New Jack City was an action gangster film based upon an original story and screenplay by Thomas Lee Wright and Barry Michael Cooper, and directed by Mario Van Peebles. This is the latter’s directorial debut, and Van Peebles also co-stars in the film. The film starred Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock, Mario Van Peebles and Judd Nelson. Wesley Snipes played Nino Brown, a rising drug-lord in New York City during the crack epidemic. Ice-T plays Scotty Appleton, a detective who vows to stop Nino’s criminal activity by going undercover to work for Nino’s gang.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams