Artist Jack Harlow is ready to make his acting debut in the new ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ reboot. In the production made by 20th century, Harlow would be taking on Woody Harrelson’s role as “Billy Hoyle.” The project is going to be Directed by Calmatic, the person behind the ‘House Party’ remake coming out later this year. The reboot was written by the creator of ‘Black-ish,’ Kenya Barris, and Doug Hall. Barris and his creative collective, Khalabo Ink Society, are producing the project. Alongside Blake Griffin, Ryan Kalil, and Noah Weinstein as executive producers.
‘White Men Can’t Jump’ originally came out in 1992, directed by Ron Shelton, it showcased the charisma and vocal chops of both Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes. The story is a foe to friend’s basketball epic about two street ballers, who come together for the hustle of their lives. The reboot will take this idea and transform it for the new generation, with Jack Harrow at the helm. The artist of which, did so well on his initial screen audition, that he won the part immediately from execs and the filmmakers. He, and his co-star Sinqua Walls who is a seasoned actor in his own right with credits in shows like ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Power, ’ will test their mettle to bring ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ alive again.
The reboot is set to be released to stream on Hulu on May 19th, check out the teaser trailer on youtube: