The White Men Can’t Jump cast features Sinqua Walls, Jack Harlow and Lance Reddick. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Calmatic’s 2023 Hulu movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
White Men Can’t Jump explores the friendship between two basketball hustlers. As Kamal deals with anger issues, he learns life lessons from a money-hungry trainer. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they compete in several Los Angeles basketball tournaments. Here’s every actor and character in White Men Can’t Jump, a remake of Ron Shelton’s 1992 film.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Boston Strangler’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Sinqua Walls as Kamal
Character Profile: A former elite high school prospect. He is a Spike Lee fan who works as a VTX driver. Kamal struggles with anger issues as his father’s health declines.
Walls’ Resume: Jamarcus in Friday Night Lights (2008), Vernon Boyd in Teen Wolf (2012-13), Shawn in Power (2014-15), Marine in The 15:17 to Paris (2018), Don Cornelius in American Soul (2019-20)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Class of ’09’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Jack Harlow as Jeremy
Character Profile: A former Gonzaga star from Beverly Hills. He is a Luka Doncic fan who runs a detox program. Jeremy maintains a positive attitude but worries about financial issues.
Harlow’s Resume: A Popular Hip-Hop Artist — Movie Debut in White Men Can’t Jump
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Saint X’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Lance Reddick as Benji
Character Profile: Kamal’s father. He struggles with health issues due to ALS. Benji feels bad about taking joy away from his son.
Reddick’s Resume: Cedric Daniels in The Wire (2002-08), Phillip Broyles in Fringe (2008-13), General Caulfield in White House Down (2013), Irvin Irving in Bosch (2014-21), Charon in the John Wick Movie Franchise (2014-23)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Tell Me Lies’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Teyana Taylor as Imani
Character Profile: Kamal’s girlfriend. She is a hairstylist with bougie friends. Imani helps Kamal deal with personal issues.
Taylor’s Resume: A Popular Recording Artist — Also, Bopoto in Coming 2 America (2021), Boxing Instructor in Boxing Instructor (2022), Inez de la Paz in A Thousand and One (2023)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Kindred’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Laura Harrier as Tatiana
Character Profile: Jeremy’s girlfriend. She is a choreographer who receives an opportunity to work with SZA. Tatiana worries about Jeremy’s financial issues.
Harrier’s Resume: Destiny Evans in One Life to Live (2013), Amber in Unforgettable (2014), Liz in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Patrice Dumas in BlacKkKlansman (2018), Sherri in The Starling (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Welcome to Chippendales’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Myles Bullock as Renzo
Character Profile: Kamal’s friend. He is a hooper who pursues business opportunities. Renzo celebrates Black love.
Bullock’s Resume: DC in S.W.A.T. (2017), Anthony “AWOL” Wall in Runaways (2018-19), Kevon Winters in Criminal Minds (2018), Slick in BMF (2021), Stretch in Dave (2023)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Matriarch’
White Men Can’t Jump Cast: Vince Staples as Speedy
Character Profile: Kamal’s friend. He dates a white woman named Mildred. Speedy’s love language is all about the physical touch.
Staples’ Resume: A Popular Recording Artist — Also, Lazor Wulf in Lazor Wulf (2019-21), Maurice in Abbott Elementary (2022-)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Rosaline’
The White Men Can’t Jump cast also includes:
- Zak Steiner as Phillip Williamson
- J. Alphonse Nicholson as Jermaine
- Aiden Shute as Drew
- Bentley Green as Jacoby
- Andrew Schulz as TJ
- James Earl as Mooch
- Stan Verrett as Himself
- Blake Griffin as Himself
- Taylor Rooks as Himself
- Tyler Herro as Himself
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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