Nineteen-year-old Jahi Winston has truly grown-up before our eyes on screen. We have seen him mature in his craft from his role as Danny in Proud Mary to The Upside, The Dead Don’t Die, and Queen & Slim. Now, the talented young actor is set to star in the new Netflix film, We Have A Ghost.
According to Deadline, this is what Netflix bingers can expect from Winston’s latest project.
The film centers on Kevin, who finds a ghost named Ernest haunting his new home. Kevin subsequently becomes an overnight social media sensation, along with his family. But when he and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the latter’s past, they become targets of the CIA.
Several famous faces will share the screen with Winston in this upcoming horror/comedy. In addition to Winston, the movie will star star Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), David Harbour (Black Widow), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (Charm City Kings), Tig Notaro (Army of the Dead), Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus) among others.
Christopher Landon (Happy Death Day, Freaky) penned the script for the new movie. Landon based his scripted on Geoff Manaugh’s short story, “Ernest.” The project is being produced by Dan Halsted, alongside Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner. Executive producers for We Have A Ghost are Christopher Landon, John Fischer, Geoff Manaugh, Korey Budd and Nathan Miller.
Prior to the big debut, all of Hollywood stepped out for the premiere and Winston took a moment to share photos of the cast and crew, thanking and celebrating them, while making sure to shout out to his fans to watch.
“Last night was so cool! Loved celebrating with my incredible cast and crew + all the people who came out to support our special little ghost movie 😌 thank y’all for the love!” the teen posted on Instagram. “Such a fun moment! Make sure y’all check out We Have A Ghost tomorrow!!! only on @netflix.”
If you have yet to see a teaser trailer for We Have A Ghost, don’t fret, we have got you covered! Check out the teaser and make sure to grab some popcorn and hit play for movie night this weekend as We Have A Ghost starts streaming on Netflix, Friday, February 24, 2023.
Photo Credit(s)/Featured Image: Jahi Winston Instagram