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

Review Ethan / 2023-02-06 17:29:01

Concrete Cowboy, the new Western drama from IdrisElba will see Elba riding his horse to Netflix. The exciting cast from the Western will be available on Netflix starting April 2, 2021. Many subscribers will recognise them from previous Originals. We’re keeping track of everything you’ll need to know about Concrete Cowboy including the plot, cast, trailers, and the Netflix release date.

Concrete Cowboy, a Netflix Original Western-Drama by Ricky Staub is directed by Greg Neri and based upon the book Ghetto Cowboy. Staub, Dan Walser and Staub co-wrote the screenplay. They were inspired by seeing real urban cowboys from Philadelphia to create the film. While doing research on the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, it ultimately lead Staub to discover Greg Neri’s book on which the film is based on.

What date is Concrete Cowboy Netflix's release?

Concrete Cowboy will be available on Netflix April 2, 2021.

It had already premiered theatrically at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 13, 2020. The film was distributed by Netflix in the month that followed.

Concrete Cowboy: What's the story?

Cole, a fifteen-year-old boy from Detroit moves to North Philidelphia in order to be with his father. Upon arriving Cole discovers “the world of urban horseback riding”.

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Concrete Cowboy cast: Who is it?

Concrete Cowboy will feature the following cast members:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Harp Idris Elba Beasts of No Nation | Thor: Ragnarok | The Losers
Leroy Method Man How High | Garden State | Method & Red
Nessie Lorraine Toussaint Hudson Hawk | Selma | Orange Is the New Black
Cole Caleb McLaughlin Stranger Things | The New Edition Story | High Flying Bird
Smush Jharrel Jerome Moonlight | When They See Us | Mr. Mercedes
Rome Byron Bowers Honey Boy | Loiter Squad | Ridiculousness
Amahle Liz Priestley Faithful
Esha Ivannah-Mercedes *Debuts in Concrete Cowboy*

Concrete Cowboy's cast has at least five actors who have appeared in multiple Netflix Originals. Concrete Cowboy, starring Caleb McLaughlin from Stranger Things is his second feature-length film.

What are your Concrete Cowboy reviews?

Given the movie has already premiered, you’ll be able to find plenty of opinions on the movie.

According to RottenTomatoes, the general consensus is that the film's main cast was well received and the director was praised by critics. It is currently at 77%, with 43 reviews.

Katie Rife of AV Club called the movie a “little corny at times” but added that it “looks good and has heart”.

Concrete Cowboy was filmed in what year and where?

The principal photography began in August 2019, and was done in North Philadelphia.

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

Is Concrete Cowboy available for streaming in 4K?

Many subscribers have already learned that most of the latest Netflix Originals can be streamed in 4K. Concrete Cowboy can likely be streamed in 4k. However, you'll need to have a 4k-capable device and a Premium Netflix subscription.

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