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Idris Elba to Star in and produce 'Ghetto Cowboy' adaptation

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Elba is all set to star in and produce the indie drama "Ghetto Cowboy".

The is an official adaptation of 2011 novel of the same name by Greg Neri, reported Deadline.

To be directed by debutante Ricky Staub, the follows a 15-year-old Cole who is forced to live with his estranged father (Elba) in North Philadelphia, where, despite the surrounding poverty and violence, he discovers the redemptive world of urban horseback riding.

The screenplay has been penned by Staub along with

The project will be produced by Elba via his Green Door Pictures banner alongside Jeff Waxman, Jen Madeloff, Sam Mercer, Tegan Jones and Walser.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 09:30 IST