Netflix has released the trailer for its upcoming film Concrete Cowboy, based on the novel “Ghetto Cowboy” by G.
Directed by Ricky Staub, the movie revolves around a trouble teenager, played by Caleb McLaughlin, who – while
spending the summer in North Philadelphia, is caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s (Idris Elba) vibrant urban-cowboy subculture.
The cast also includes Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint and Clifford “Method Man” Smith.
The trailer gives viewers a glimpse at the movie action, showcasing at the same time some of the positive reviews it received. Idris Elba’s performance, for instance, has been highly praised by critics, Pete Hammond from Deadline
describing it as a “career highlight performance”.
The song used in the trailer is the 2019 single “Colors” by American psychedelic soul band Black Pumas, from their
Concrete Cowboy arrives on Netflix this spring, on April 2.