Deadline reported, Idris Elba is set to star and produce “Ghetto Cowboy.”
It’s a novel by Greg Neri, Ricky Staub is attached to direct the film, he also co-wrote the script with Dan Walser.
You can read the synopsis of the book below:
“The story follows 15-year-old Cole who is forced to live with his estranged father Harp (Elba) in North Philadelphia, where despite the surrounding poverty and violence, he discovers the redemptive world of urban horseback riding.”
Elba will produce the film through his studio Green Door Picture.