Vince Staples and Myles Bullock added to the cast of upcoming White Men Can’t Jump remake


Vince Staples and Myles Bullock added to the cast of upcoming White Men Can’t Jump remake starring rapper Jack Harlow

Vince Staples and Myles Bullock have been added to to the cast of the upcoming remake of White Men Can’t Jump.

The news about the performers was revealed by Deadline on Thursday, and the media outlet also offered up a bit of information about one of their characters.

The crew of the forthcoming movie, which will star Jack Harlow and Sinqua Walls, began production in Los Angeles this past May.

New additions: Vince Staples and Myles Bullock have been added to to the cast of the upcoming remake of White Men Can't Jump; the former is seen in April

New additions: Vince Staples and Myles Bullock have been added to to the cast of the upcoming remake of White Men Can’t Jump; the former is seen in April

Deadline reported that Bullock, 27, has been cast as Renzo, the best friend of Walls’ character, Kamal Allen.

The media outlet pointed out that the characters had been close to one another ever since high school.

Renzo was also said to be ‘the tallest player on the court who hates being forced to get rebounds but will step up his game if it means supporting the team.’

Details about Staples’ character have not been revealed to the public as of yet.

Supporting role: Deadline reported that Bullock, 27, has been cast as Renzo, the best friend of Walls' character, Kamal Allen; he is seen in 2021

Supporting role: Deadline reported that Bullock, 27, has been cast as Renzo, the best friend of Walls’ character, Kamal Allen; he is seen in 2021

Development on the remake of White Men Can’t Jump was initially announced in 2017. 

The original feature was previously released in 1992 and starred Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Rosie Perez.

The movie was centered on a pair of streetball players who made their living hustling other athletes.

The film was met with generally positive reviews from critics and grossed just over $90 million at the box office. 

In the past: The original feature was previously released in 1992 and starred Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Rosie Perez

In the past: The original feature was previously released in 1992 and starred Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Rosie Perez

Kenya Barris began working on a remake in 25 years after the movie’s release, and he co-wrote its script with Doug Hall.

Calmatic, born Charles Kidd II, was named as the forthcoming feature’s director last year.

The filmmaker and Staples, 28, had previously collaborated on several occasions. 

Working hard: Kenya Barris began working on a remake in 25 years after the movie's release, and he co-wrote its script with Doug Hall; cast member Sinqua Walls is seen in 2019

Working hard: Kenya Barris began working on a remake in 25 years after the movie’s release, and he co-wrote its script with Doug Hall; cast member Sinqua Walls is seen in 2019

Harlow was cast this past March, and Walls was added to the film’s lineup the following month.

Lance Reddick will portray Kamal’s father Benji, a basketball coach and mentor who suffers from multiple sclerosis. 

Teyana Taylor and Laura Harrier have also been added to the cast of the upcoming film. 

Leading man: Harlow was cast this past March, and Walls was added to the film's lineup the following month; he is seen earlier this month

Leading man: Harlow was cast this past March, and Walls was added to the film’s lineup the following month; he is seen earlier this month

Brooklyn Nets team member Blake Griffin and former professional football player Ryan Kalil serve as two of the movie’s producers.

Calmatic had announced that production on the movie had begun in Los Angeles last month.

White Men Can’t Jump’s release date has not been announced to the public as of yet. 

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