Sony sets summer release for “Super Fly” remake

Freeform/Aaron Poole(LOS ANGELES) — It’s going to be Super Fly summer.

According to Deadline, Sony has set a June 15 release date for their upcoming Super Fly remake, starring grown-ish star Trevor Jackson and Mudbound‘s Jason Mitchell. 

As previously noted, Jackson is set to play the film’s lead, Youngblood Priest, while Mitchell is set to co-star as Eddie. The original film, directed by Gordon Parks Jr., starred Ron O’Neal as Priest, a drug dealer looking for one more big score before he retires. 

Director X will be directing the remake, with Joel Silver to produce along with Future —  who will also curate the movie’s soundtrack. 

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