The 1972 blaxploitation classic “Super Fly” has been reimagined into a new feature film, whose first trailer promises to satisfy fans looking for “the hair, the fashion, the women and the cars.”
The movie moves from the original’s backdrop of Harlem to Atlanta, and follows one young man (“grown-ish” star Trevor Jackson) as a drug dealer in pursuit of the American Dream. The original followed a cocaine dealer named Priest (Ron O’Neal), looking to score one final deal before retirement.
Director X, who has worked with stars like Drake and Rihanna on their music videos, directs the film — which also stars Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis and Jennifer Morrison.
Alex Tse wrote the screenplay, Joel Silver and Future produce, and Hal Sadoff, Aaron Auch, Matthew Hirsch and Steven R. Shore executive produce.
Watch the trailer above.