Shaft (2019) Script

Script by:Ernest Tidyman (Novel), Ernest Tidyman (Characters), Alex Barnow (Screenplay), Kenya Barris (Screenplay), Eric Stull (Screenplay)
Directed by:Tim Story
Year:2019

Plot:JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly.
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Shaft Script

Script by:Ernest Tidyman (Author), John Singleton (Author), Shane Salerno (Author), Richard Price (Author)
Directed by:John Singleton
Year:2000

Plot:New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.
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