TREVOR JACKSON, JASON MITCHELL CAST IN SUPERFLY REMAKE

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Grown-ish's Trevor Jackson will be taking over the role of Priest made famous by Ron O’Neal in the remake of Superfly and Jason Mitchell from Straight Out Of Compton and Mudbound will play Eddie. 

In the original movie Priest, a suave top-rung New York City drug dealer, decides that he wants to get out of his dangerous trade. Working with his reluctant friend, Eddie, Priest devises a scheme that will allow him make a big deal and then retire.  No official word on the plot of the remake yet but another big name added to the cast is 21 SAVAGE who will play JuJu. Rapper Future will be the producer of the film. Below is a pic of the cast at yesterday's table read:

Front Row (L-R): BRIAN DURKIN (Officer Richard), OMAR CHAPARRO (Adalberto), LEX SCOTT DAVIS (Georgia), TREVOR JACKSON (Priest), JASON MITCHELL (Eddie), ANDREA LONDO (Cynthia), JACOB MING-TRENT (Fat Freddie), ALLEN MALDONADO (Litty), 21 SAVAGE (JuJu).  2nd Row (L-R) ROSE BIANCO (Esmerelda), DAWNTAVIA BULLARD (Monique), FUTURE, DIRECTOR X, ZAYTOVEN (Producer, Soundtrack), DOMINIQUE MADISON (Rochelle), KIA SHINE (BIG MAN).

Front Row (L-R): BRIAN DURKIN (Officer Richard), OMAR CHAPARRO (Adalberto), LEX SCOTT DAVIS (Georgia), TREVOR JACKSON (Priest), JASON MITCHELL (Eddie), ANDREA LONDO (Cynthia), JACOB MING-TRENT (Fat Freddie), ALLEN MALDONADO (Litty), 21 SAVAGE (JuJu).

2nd Row (L-R) ROSE BIANCO (Esmerelda), DAWNTAVIA BULLARD (Monique), FUTURE, DIRECTOR X, ZAYTOVEN (Producer, Soundtrack), DOMINIQUE MADISON (Rochelle), KIA SHINE (BIG MAN).