Jack Harlow and Sinqua Walls ball out of control in Hulu‘s upcoming White Men Can’t Jump remake. A first look at the Calmatic-directed film debuted on Sunday (February 5), with Harlow and Walls portraying characters Jeremy and Kamal Allen, respectively. The film – which also stars Teyana Taylor, Vince Staples and Laura Harrier – is a remake of the 1992 sports film of the same name, which starred Wesley Snipes, Woody Allen and Rosie Perez.
Just a few months before the release of his sophomore album, Come Home the Kids Miss You, Harlow was announced in the co-lead role after having just one screen audition. Also last year, the rapper spoke about his audition on Apple Music 1’s The Zane Lowe Show.
“You know, I did the work to get it… I put the time in with the script. I sat with it. I considered things. I tried to be egoless during the audition, take notes, do what I had to do. And it came…. I just want to kill it. I just want to be good and I want to do everything I can to make it good,” Harlow told Lowe.
He continued, “There was an initial excitement about announcing it and just the buzz that comes with, look, I’m in a movie. Everybody like, wow, that’s crazy. But after that dust settles… it’s time to make it good. Because it’s either just going to be, there was an announcement you were in a movie and nothing else, or you get that and it’s like, wow, and you brought it. You brought it. And so I’m starting to look at it how I look at the music. And it’s my first one, so I care a lot about it.”
White Men Can’t Jump premieres on May 19.
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