The trailer not released as yet; despite the title being an Official Selection at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. But in the meantime enjoy these first look photos.
Inspired by the novel “Ghetto Cowboy” by G. Neri, Concrete Cowboy; directed by first-time feature filmmaker Ricky Staub, & written by Ricky Staub & Dan Walser. Production by Tucker Tooley, Lee Daniels, Idris Elba, Dan Walser, Jeff Waxman and Jennifer Madeloff. Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint, Clifford “Method Man” Smith & members of the Fletcher Street Stables. Also have co-star roles in this moving; father-son drama about a teen caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s vibrant urban-cowboy subculture.
Netflix releasing of The New “Concrete Cowboy”
The movie is a story about fifteen year-old Cole (Caleb McLaughlin) who gets expelled from school in Detroit. He’s then sent to North Philadelphia to live with Harp (Idris Elba), his estranged father. Harp finds solace in rehabilitating horses for inner city cowboys at the Fletcher Street Stables. A real-life black urban horsemanship community that has provided a safe haven for the neighborhood residents; for more than 100 years. When torn between his growing respect for his father’s community, & his remerging friendship with troubled cousin Smush (Jharrel Jerome). Cole begins to reprioritize his life, when the stables themselves are threatened by encroaching gentrification. Idris doesn’t disappoint , we should be in for a good one. Concrete Cowboy premieres on April 2nd on Netflix.