Onesumore: Netflix’s ‘Concrete Cowboy’ Sets April 2021 Release Date

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Idris Elba takes his horse to Netflix in upcoming new Western drama, Concrete cowboy. Set to arrive on Netflix on April 2, 2021, the western has an exciting cast of actors that many subscribers will recognize among other popular originals. We keep track of everything you need to know Concrete cowboy including the plot, cast, trailers, and Netflix release date.

Concrete cowboy is an upcoming Netflix original western drama directed by Ricky Staub and based on the novel Ghetto cowboy by Greg Neri. Alongside Dan Walser, Staub wrote the screenplay for the feature film and was inspired to write the film after witnessing real urban cowboys in Philadelphia. While researching the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, this ultimately led Staub to discover Greg Neri’s book the film is based on.

When is the Concrete cowboy Netflix release date?

The official release date of Concrete cowboy on Netflix April 2, 2021.

The feature film already made its theatrical debut when it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 13, 2020. The following month, Netflix acquired the distribution rights for the film.

What is the plot of Concrete cowboy?

Cole, 15, moved from Detroit to North Philidelphia to live with his estranged father. Upon his arrival, Cole discovered the world of urban horseback riding.

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Who are the actors of Concrete cowboy?

The following cast have been confirmed to star in Concrete cowboy:

Role Cast member Where have I seen / heard them before?
Harp Idris Elba | Beasts of No Nation | Thor: Ragnarok | Losers
Leroy Method man How high | State of the garden | Method and red
Nessie Lorraine Toussaint Hudson Hawk | Selma | Orange is the new black
Cole Caleb McLaughlin Stranger Things | The story of the new edition | Bird flying high
Smush Jharrel jerome Moonlight | When they see us | Mr. Mercedes
Rome Byron bowers Honey Boy | Loiter Squad | Ridiculous
Magnificent Liz Priestley Faithful
Esha Ivannah-Mercedes * Debut in Concrete Cowboy *

At least five of the actors of Concrete cowboy have appeared in one or more Netflix Originals. For Strange things actor Caleb McLaughlin, Concrete cowboy is his second feature film to date.

How are the reviews for Concrete cowboy?

Since the film has already been shown, you will be able to find a lot of opinions about the film.

The general consensus, at least according to RottenTomatoes, is that critics appreciated the performance of the main cast and praised the director. It currently sits at 77% on RT with 43 reviews contributing to this score.

Katie Rife from AV club called the movie a “bit cheesy at times” but added that it “looks good and has heart”.

When and where was Concrete cowboy filmed?

Main film photography started in August 2019 and took place north of Philadelphia.

Interestingly, Idris Elba is actually allergic to horses because he mentioned in a panel at the Toronto Film Festival saying, “In defense, I’m allergic to horses, okay. I couldn’t see what I was doing, I couldn’t breathe ”.

Will Concrete cowboy be available to broadcast in 4K?

By now, many subscribers will have learned that the majority of the latest Netflix Originals are available for streaming in 4K. We can suppose that Concrete cowboy will be available to stream in 4k, but to do so you will need a 4k device, a premium Netflix subscription, and an internet connection capable of maintaining 25 Mbps.

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