Basketball fans are in for a treat with the upcoming release of “White Men Can’t Jump,” a modern retelling of the iconic 1992 film. The comedy, which celebrates the streetball hustling culture of Los Angeles, is set to premiere exclusively on Disney+ under the Star banner on May 19, 2023. To ramp up excitement for the movie, 20th Century Studios has released a new trailer and a stunning poster.
The story of “White Men Can’t Jump” follows Kamal, a former promising basketball player played by Sinqua Walls, who faced personal struggles that derailed his athletic career. The multi-platinum rap superstar Jack Harlow, making his big-screen debut, stars as Jeremy, a former basketball star whose injuries forced him to quit the game. Kamal and Jeremy are seemingly polar opposites who come together because of their shared love for basketball and the desire to regain their former glory.
Directed by Calmatic, who has worked with top music artists such as Kendrick Lamar, and Lil Nas X, “White Men Can’t Jump” promises to be a thrilling and entertaining ride. The movie is packed with drama, comedy, and sports action that is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The trailer shows off some impressive basketball moves from the stars of the movie, and fans are eagerly awaiting more.
Apart from Walls and Harlow, “White Men Can’t Jump” boasts an all-star cast that includes Teyana Taylor, Laura Harrier, Vince Staples, Myles Bullock, and Lance Reddick. Kenya Barris and Doug Hall have penned the script for the movie, with Barris and Paul Hall serving as producers. The film’s executive producers include Blake Griffin, Ryan Kalil, Noah Weinstein, Calmatic, Doug Hall, E. Brian Dobbins, and James Powers.
One of the themes of “White Men Can’t Jump” is friendship, redemption, and overcoming personal struggles. It’s a universal theme that will resonate with many viewers, and the comedy presents it uniquely and captivatingly. The story highlights the power of sports in bringing people from different backgrounds together and inspiring them to achieve great things.
“White Men Can’t Jump” is poised to be one of the most exciting movies of the year, thanks to its talented cast, crew, and unique storyline. The trailer and poster have generated significant excitement and buzz among movie lovers, and the movie’s premiere cannot come soon enough. Fans can mark their calendars for May 19, 2023, when “White Men Can’t Jump” will debut exclusively on Disney+ under the Star banner. It promises to be a thrilling and unforgettable ride that viewers will not want to miss.