British actor Idris Elba (“the Dark tower”) will star in the directorial debut of Ricky Staub – the film “Cowboy from the ghetto”, reports THR.
In the scenario laid novel by Greg Neri on 15-year-old Cole, who is forced to live with their estranged father in North Philadelphia. There, despite the brutality of the surroundings, he discovers the world of riding a horse in an urban setting.
Adapted the novel itself Staub and Dan Valser.
“Ricky and Dan wrote a terrific script that combines the energy and the rigidity of the urban film with the poetry and romance of cowboy life,” said Idris Elba.
As previously reported, Patrick Wilson will play the Admiral in the film about the Second world war “midway”.