New Version of Superfly Due his Summer
Director X, a protegee of Hype Williams and a music video director who has directed short form movies of music videos for rappers like Drake and Rihanna, is at the helm of a new version of Superfly. Trevor Jackson will play "Young Priest" and Straight Outta Compton's Jason Mitchell will co-star as "Eddie."
Future will produce all new music for the film, which is set to open on June 15, 2018 in theaters nationwide. This will be X's first feature film but he has an impressive resume of big budget music videos from artists which include French Montana ("Famous"), Rihanna's "Work", and "Fancy from Iggy Azalea.