After recent updates regarding a release for the next Shaft reboot and the announcement of a Super Fly remake, it’s now reported that Warner Bros. is revitalising another 70’s Blaxploitation classic featuring another woman in the lead role with Cleopatra Jones being targeted for big-budget treatment. And the studio is looking to the co-creator of the historical drama series Underground to help make it.

Cleopatra Jones was a 1973 Blaxploitation action film, but unlike many movies in the same genre at the time it was also partially a comedy, with a fun spoofy tone to it. Jones was basically a female James Bond, who worked for the US Government, whilst posing as an ...

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