The ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ reboot was announced, and it was revealed rapper Jack Harlow is set to take on the iconic role of Billy Hoyle, played by Woody Harrelson in the original version of the movie. Harlow spoke about preparing for the role, saying he connected with star NBA player Kawhi Leonard, who told him his layup package was “ass.” Harlow has spoken more on the upcoming reboot while at the Met Gala and revealed some shocking news. 

When asked by Vogue about his role in the movie and if he was familiar with ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ ahead of being cast, Harlow said, “Can I be honest?” The rapper continued by saying, “I was obviously familiar with it, it’s an iconic title, and I’ve seen the movie poster, but I didn’t watch it until I got offered the role. I see why it’s a classic.” News of this comes after it was revealed that Quavo made a push for the role of Sidney Deane, played by Wesley Snipes in the original film.