Is Idris Elba Really Riding a Horse in Concrete Cowboy?

When I first learned that Idris Elba would be saddling up for Netflix’s Concrete Cowboy, that’s all I needed to know. I mean, Elba as a cowboy? Count me in! The father-son film — which hit the streamer on April 2 — follows 15-year-old Cole (Caleb McLaughlin) after he’s expelled from school in Detroit and his mom sends him to North Philadelphia to live with his estranged father, Harp (Elba). The modern western is set around Fletcher Street Stables, one of the oldest Black urban horsemanship communities in Philadelphia.

To prepare for his role, Elba actually took horseback riding lessons, despite being allergic to horses. “This was one of those moments that I just realized that I could put my own uncomfortability aside for something way bigger,” Elba told Entertainment Tonight Canada. In a separate interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Edris explained that horseback riding “goes beyond just learning how to ride a horse. Very quickly, you have to have a bond with the horse.” He added: “They quickly understand who’s riding on the back of them. And then you have to understand them.”

OK, so let me get this straight: Elba can act, sing, DJ, and ride horses. Sheesh, Sabrina Dhowre is one lucky woman!

You can view the original article HERE.

Christina Ricci says it’s ‘elitist and exclusive’ to review Andrea Riseborough’s Oscar nomination: ‘Very backward to me’
The Last of Us: Bill and Frank, Explained
Philadelphia Eagles Fly for First Lady Jill Biden, Going to Super Bowl
Jennifer Lopez says she nearly fell off a cliff filming a Shotgun Wedding stunt with Josh Duhamel
Sundance 2023: The Persian Version, Mutt | Festivals & Awards
A Therapy Comedy That Does Not Meet Standards
A New Challenger Approaches With Cat Mario vs. Donkey Kong
Close movie review & film summary (2023)
Meghan Trainor pregnant with second child – Music News
Bam Margera goes on tour with Steve-O following hospital stint
‘Better Call Saul’ star Giancarlo Esposito set to appear in Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’
Lizzo ‘doesn’t play’ when it comes to performing – Music News
The Mega888 Sea Captain Game
Michael Vick Says No Beef With Lamar Jackson After Injury Comment, ‘We Cool’
Travis Kelce Rips Bengals After Chiefs Win, ‘Burrowhead My Ass!’
Report: DeMeco Ryans emerging as top HC candidate for Texans
Annie Wersching Tributes: Kiefer Sutherland, Paul Wesley, and More Say Goodbye
Lisa Loring, The Addams Family Star, Dies at 64
The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 3 Review: Long Long Time
Jon Cryer Pitched an Interesting Idea for Another Arrowverse Series
How to Get Ink Out of Clothes
Nicole Scherzinger’s Crystal Naked Dress in LA | Photos
Jennifer Lopez Wears a Plunging Black David Koma Pantsuit
Jennifer Lopez’s Wedding Dresses | POPSUGAR Fashion