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A ‘New Jack City’ Reboot is in the Works

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures

Snowfall star Malcolm M. Mays will work with the film’s original producer and A Star is Born‘s Bill Gerber.

Warner Bros’ hood classic New Jack City will be the latest film to be rebooted, according to Deadline. 

READ: Here’s Five Things About ‘New Jack City’ You Didn’t Know

Nearly 30 years after it hit theaters in 1991, the movie’s original producer Doug McHenry will work with Snowfall actor-filmmaker Malcolm M. Mays and Bill Gerber — known for producing A Star is Born and Gran Torino.

READ: Ice-T Shares With Us The Secret History Of ‘New Jack City’

Mays has recently worked on Warner Bros’ Ferguson and Overbrook Entertainment’s Flint. The former is an adaption of Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown, written by Lezley McSpadden and Lyah Beth LeFlore.

No director has been announced as of yet.

Source: Deadline

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