A reboot of the 1992 classic film “White Men Can’t Jump” is in the works, and rapper Jack Harlow will be also making his acting debut in the role that was made famous by Woody Harrelson, recent reports confirm. The studio has now cast the other starring role opposite Jack, and the lucky actor is one face many of us are familiar with.
According to Deadline, actor Sinqua Walls has been cast to star in the reboot. He will be fulfilling the role made famous by none other than Wesley Snipes. Many folks may remember that Sinqua starred in the first two seasons of the Starz hit series “Power,” alongside Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton, and 50 Cent. Sinqua also starred in the Netflix film “Resort to Love,” released last year.
Actor Sinqua Walls Is Excited For “White Men Can’t Jump” Reboot
Following the good news, Sinqua shared his excitement for the project on Instagram:
“They Never said it was Easy!! They just said it would be worth it! Beyond…Beyond…Excited!! To go on this journey with w/some amazingly talented Artist, & Honor some GREATS that came before me!!”
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As we previously reported, the script for the project is written by “Black-ish,” creator Kenya Barris, along with Doug Hall. Kenya will be producing through his Khalabo Ink Society banner. NBA star Blake Griffin is an executive producer on the project along with Ryan Kalil and Noah Weinstein through their Mortal Media banner. Doug Hall and E. Brian Dobbins will serve as executive producers on the project as well.
The film focuses on two street ballers who work together to hustle people for their money on the basketball court.
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