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First Reactions to 20th Century Studios’ ‘White Men Can’t Jump’

20th Century Studios’ all new comedy movie, “White Men Can’t Jump” begins streaming on 19 May, exclusively on Hulu, and on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK, Canada, Australia and many other countries. 

The social media embargo has lifted and first reactions to the film are beginning to drop online.  Initial reviews are overwhelmingly positive with some calling it funny, fresh and “the biggest surprise of the year.”  Take a look at what everyone is saying below:

An all-new comedy, 20th Century Studios’ “White Men Can’t Jump” is a contemporary update of the 1992 hit film. The story follows two promising basketball players with nothing in common who are both struggling and disillusioned with their lives. But when they reluctantly agree to team up for a series of street basketball tournaments, they find their lives forever altered by the power of the transformative sport.

Cast includes Sinqua Walls, rapper/songwriter Jack Harlow (making his screen debut), Lance Reddick, Teyana Taylor, Laura Harrier, Vince Staples, and Myles Bullock.

The movie is directed by Charles “Calmatic” Kidd II. The story is by Kenya Barris & Doug Hall, and the screenplay is by Doug Hall and Kenya Barris. “White Men Can’t Jump” is produced by Kenya Barris, with Charles “Calmatic” Kidd II, Blake Griffin & Ryan Kalil, James Powers, Paul Hall, Doug Hall, and Brian Dobbins serving as executive producers.

You can also watch the trailer below:

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