THE LAST DRAGON REMAKE With Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson will step into the shoes of Sho'Nuff for the remake of the 1985 film "Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon"
"The Last Dragon" followed Leroy Brown (Taimak) who was seeking out the Glow as the final level of his martial arts training. Leroy battled Sho'Nuff, originally played by Julis Carry who recently passed away.

The project is coming Columbia pictures and Davis Entertainment with John Davis and Kerry Gordon producing. Kerry Gordon is Berry Gordy's son and it was Berry who concieved the original film. Dallas Jackson is attached to pen the script.

The remake is set to coincide with the 50th anniversay of Motown in 2009.

Columbia's president is one of the main forces behind the projects. "We're thrilled to be working with Kerry Gordy as he continues his father's legacy, and we're confident that he along with John and Dallas are the perfect team to develop the project," Belgrad said. "They will capture everything that people love about the original while also bringing a fresh edge to the remake."

Samuel L. Jackson is attached to take on the role of Sho'Nuff, "I'm a huge fan of the original and look forward to bringing Sho'Nuff into the 21st century," Jackson said.
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CHorlick
10/30/2008
The Hollwyood Reporter

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