IT’S CROWDED AT THE TOP
THE HIGHER YOU RISE, THE HARDER THE FALL.
Watch the trailer HERE.
Ashley Walters (Bulletproof,
Sugarhouse) and Kane Robinson reprise their roles as ‘Dushane’ and ‘Sully’,
joined by newcomerMicheal Ward as ‘Jamie’ (The A List, Blue Story).
The series features musical artists Simbi Ajikawo ‘Little Simz’, David Omoregie
‘Dave’. Shone Romulus (Out) returns as ‘Dris’ and Ashley Thomas (24:
Legacy, The Night Of, Black Mirror) returns as ‘Jermaine’. New cast members
include Lisa Dwan (Trust), Jasmine Jobson (Lie Low, Obey), Kadeem
Ramsay (Sex Education, Blue Story), Saffron Hocking (London Kills,
White Gold), Kola Bokinni (Hunter, Killer, Black Mirror) and Hope
The original series aired on
broadcast in the UK before its end in 2013; both seasons are now globally
available on Netflix. The new episodes pick up as Dushane (Ashley Walters)
returns from exile to his home in London to reclaim his throne in the highly
lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully (Kane Robinson), his spiritual
brother, partner and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets
after his own form of exile – prison – comes to an end. Awaiting them both is
Jamie (Micheal Ward), the young, hungry and ruthless gang leader whose
ambitions leave no place for Dushane and Sully.
The next chapter, consisting of ten
all-new episodes will launch on September 13 and is created and written
by Ronan Bennett. Daniel West is also a writer. The series is executive
produced by the original creative team — Charles Steel and Alasdair Flind (for
Cowboy Films), Ronan Bennett (for Easter Partisan) and Yann Demange. Yvonne
Isimeme Ibazebo is series producer. The new installment is executive produced
by multi-faceted entertainer and producer Drake and his business partner Adel
“Future” Nur, along with Maverick Carter and Jamal Henderson for SpringHill
Top Boy is
directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men), Nia DaCosta (Candyman,
Little Woods), Aneil Karia (Pure) and Brady Hood (Endeavour).
The series features original music by Brian Eno and additional music by Michael
‘Mikey J’ Asante.
Top Boy is back on September 13, only on Netflix.
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More information: netflix.com/topboy