Richard Roundtree

Richard Roundtree will return as the original Shaft from his role from the original 1971 Blaxploitation film, Samuel L. Jackson is back as John Shaft II from the 2000 film and newcomer Jessie T. Usher will star as John Shaft Jr. John Shaft Jr., is a cyber security expert and after his best friend dies he […]

The legendary actress along with Richard Roundtree and music icon Dionne Warwick will receive lifetime achievements awards in the arts.

The legendary actress along with Richard Roundtree and music icon Dionne Warwick will receive lifetime achievements awards in the arts.

New Line Cinema garnered the rights to the “Shaft” franchise. This means a reboot is underway with producer John Davis attached, according to The Wrap. The original “Shaft” came out in 1972 starring Richard Roundtree and was directed by Gordon Parks. The 2000 version starred Samuel L. Jackson was directed by John Singleton. Jackson played […]

Shaft! Richard Roundtree is definitely an acting legend. Known as the first black super hero, Roundtree is has had an exceptional career paving the way for more young black actors. But in 1993, Roundtree’s life changed when he was diagnosed with breast cancer. Listen to the audio player to hear him discuss beating the disease, […]

Being Mary Jane returns to BET on Tuesday, February 3 and fans of the show can’t wait. The supertrailer that’s just been released shows Mary Jane and her family going through a whole host of changes – ones that are entirely too relatable. From work to relationships, to parental squabbling to friendships, it looks like […]

Richard Roundtree best known for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft and in its two sequels, Shafts Big Score…