Samuel Goldwyn Picks Up Idris Elba-Starrer ‘100 Streets’

Photo: Ray Burmiston

Samuel Goldwyn Films has picked up U.S. rights to 100 Streets, starring Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton. Irish filmmaker Jim O’Hanlon directs the film from a script written by Leon Butler. Story follows the lives and interconnecting stories of a range of city dwellers including former rugby star (Elba) and his wife (Arterton), a small-time drug dealer, played by Franz Drameh, and a photographer, played by Tom Cullen, as they fight to keep their lives on track in contemporary London.

Charlie Creed-Miles, Kierston Wareing and Ken Stott also star. Pippa Cross, Butler, Elba and Ros Hubbard produce the film. John Caudwell, Xavier Alcan, Thomas R. Atherton, Justin Bache, Janette Day, Mark Denney, Natasha Dwyer and Joe Hutchinson exec produce.

Samuel Goldwyn is planning a U.S. theatrical release on January 13, 2017.

Deal was negotiated by Peter Goldwyn of Samuel Goldwyn and Peter Rogers of UMedia on behalf of the filmmakers.

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