Concrete Cowboys (2020)

Drama, General Film, Idris Elba, Method Man

Director: Ricky Staub

Writer(s): Ricky Staub, Dan Walser


Idris Elba, Lorraine Toussaint, Caleb McLaughlin, Jharrel Jerome, Method Man, Swen Temmel, Byron Bowers, Terez Land, Jennifer Butler, Kristoffe Brodeur, Jasmine Leilani Kyle, Dominic Jackson, Patrick McDade, Aedan Jayce, Seyler Fox, Ivannah-Mercedes, Liz Priestley, Samantha Steffen, Charles W Harris III, Jessica Ball, Sonya Giddings, Rick Kelvin Branch, Phuong Nguyen, Michael Ta’Bon, Nekoda Phillips, Terron Whitsett, Dominic King, Michelle Santiago, Lamont Fountain, Jibril Goodman, Tai Birch, Devenie Young, Jamil Prattis, Michael Antonio, Thaddeus Kalinoski, Canyon Formato, Damien Paige, Misty Godfrey, William L. Bozarth, Kiyneeanay Dykes, Beorht Lewinski, Starr Martin, Zeron Moten

Synopsis: In this drama inspired by the real-life Fletcher Street Stables, 15-year-old Cole is taken to live with his estranged father Harp in North Philadelphia. There he discovers the city’s vibrant urban cowboy subculture, which has existed for more than 100 years providing a safe haven for the neighborhood despite the surrounding poverty, violence, and encroachment of gentrification. READ REVIEW

Release Date: April 2, 2021 (USA) | Length: 111 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language throughout, drug use and some violence.

Note: Original title “Ghetto Cowboys”. Filming began in North Philadelphia in August 2019. This film is complete and set to premiere at TIFF in September 13, 2020. Above is the Netflix premiere date.