In the clearest sign that the ’90s’ nostalgia for the ’70s has returned since that Brady Bunch-themed Super Bowl commercial, The Wrap reports that New Line is preparing to reboot the black private dick who’s a sex machine to all the chicks, Shaft. This will be the second time the blaxploitation hero has been revived for a new generation; Samuel L. Jackson donned the leather duster as John Shaft’s nephew John Shaft Jr. in 2000.

The reboot is being produced by John Davis, a Hollywood veteran whose credits include the original Predator, Predator 2, AVP: Alien Vs. Predator, Aliens Vs. Predator: Reqiuem, 2010’s Predators, and the upcoming don’t-call-it-a-reboot Predator, as well as a bunch of other, non-Predator stuff. So Davis has experience with reboots, and reboots that don’t want to call themselves reboots, meaning that this Shaft will probably have a slick-looking trailer that will briefly raise hopes/inspire fear, then debut to middling box office and be forgotten.

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But the real question here is, who will play the Web 3.0 version of the cat who won’t cop out when there’s danger all about? Michael Jai White essentially produced a feature-length audition for the part in Black Dynamite, and Jamie Foxx already starred in a blaxploitation movie called Django Unchained. Then there’s MCU veteran Anthony Mackie, and Michael Kenneth Williams has a proven ability to look cool walking around with a long coat and a shotgun. Whoever it is, let’s hope he treats his duty to please that booty as the sacred trust that it is.