“Superfly” remake gets a jump on this weekend’s new movie releases

Photo Credit: Quantrell D. Colbert; © 2018 CTMG, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Opening Nationwide on Wednesday:

* Superfly — Writer Alex Tse, who penned Watchmen, and Director X, who is best known for directing music videos for Drake and Rihanna, team up for this remake of the 1972 blaxploitation film Super Fly.

Trevor Jackson — stepping into the role originally played by Ron O’Neal — stars as Youngblood Priest, a career criminal whose attempt to escape the Atlanta drug scene is threatened by a deal gone bad.

Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, and Jennifer Morrison also star. Rated R.

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