Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in 21 Jump Street (2012)

Things We Saw Today: 21 Jump Street to Get the Female-Led Reboot Treatment

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The reboot culture is not showing any sign of slowing down in any way, with the news that we are going to have possibly a new incarnation of 21 Jump Steet, rumored to be staring Tiffany Haddish and Awkwafina.

21 Jump Street was originally a television show from the late 80s and early 90s starring Johnny Depp as part of a squad of baby-faced undercover police officers investigating crimes in high schools, college, and places where the youth come together.

It was already rebooted in 2012 in a film with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, which got a sequel in2014 with some amazing reviews and a solid box office. Which is why rebooting it again seems weird. Why not a spin-off since you know … it was supposed to be a squad of people. According to UPROXX, it is just a rumor at this point, but if we know anything about Hollywood it is that it loves to make money off the same ideas more than once.

  • The cast of Black Panther has put together a scholarship of $250,000 full-ride to Loyola Marymount University which will go to one student from The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program. Wakanda Forever. (via The Root)
  • A 4th woman is bringing allegations against Neil deGrasse Tyson. (via Jezebel)
  • Netflix is topping the list when it comes to Golden Globe nominations (via TechCrunch)

What did you see today?

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