Check out the interesting Superfly Trailer.

This Superfly is a re-imagned version of the film Super Fly from 1972. It is said to be a ‘blaxploitation’ movie. One that is an exploitation of black people especially with regard to stereotype roles in other films.

The Super Fly (1972) involved a cocaine dealer Priest who wants to make just more deal and then retire. The follow up Super Fly TNT (1973) had him retiring to Rome and joining an African revolution…

Superfly Trailer

“With Superfly, the cast and I were focused on paying homage to the original film, while bringing something new and fresh. I’m excited for everyone to see this movie the cast and crew worked so hard on.” – Director X

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Director X on the set of SuperFly © 2018 CTMG
SuperFly - Director X
Director X on the set of SuperFly © 2018 CTMG

Superfly Lowdown


Superfly – the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – is reimagined.

Director X, director of legendary music videos (Drake, Rihanna) is introducing it to a new generation. The screenplay is by Alex Tse.

The cast includes Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis and Jennifer Morrison.


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SuperFly – Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) and Georgia (Lex Scott Davis) © 2018 CTMG

Superfly Theatrical Release dates

  • US: June 13th, 2018
  • Canada: June 15th, 2018
  • Australia: September 13th, 2018
  • UK: September 14th, 2018
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SuperFly – Q Monroe (Big Bank Black) and Eddie (Jason Mitchell) © 2018 CTMG

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online