Watch Trailer for New British Thriller 'Top Boy'

by Jasmin
October 13, 2011 5:00 AM
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Starring Ashley Walters, written by Ronan Bennett​, and directed by Yann Demange, UK Channel 4's forthcoming seriesTop Boy is a gritty drama centered on East London youth and their struggles with poverty, drugs and gang culture.

For a refresher on the plot, see Tambay's original post.

Below, here's a new extended trailer for the series.

Top Boy premieres Monday, October 31st at 9pm on Channel 4.

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  • Jug | October 14, 2011 5:38 AMReply

    LOL AV, I put that more for rhetorical, literary effect. Basically, shit sucks all over.

  • AccidentalVisitor | October 14, 2011 2:39 AMReply

    {{{ Guess grass ain’t always greener now is it. }}}

    Yeah, true, but who ever said it was? Weren't most black Brits complaining about the lack of opportunities?

  • Joan | October 13, 2011 7:03 AMReply

    Scratch another dumbass thing Toure says off the list.

  • Donnie Leapheart | October 13, 2011 6:41 AMReply

    It appears that UK filmmakers and actors of color have to deal with the same stereotypes and lack of diverse storytelling that we do here in the US.

    Its great that these talented people are even given the opportunity to work, but as Touré famously said: “Drug dealers also create jobs."

  • Jug | October 13, 2011 6:02 AMReply

    Sure this is a good movie...but is anyone else noticing the trend in the UK with Black films?..... "youth and their struggles with poverty, drugs and gang culture"

    Guess grass ain't always greener now is it

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