Fans of The Wire Will Love Netflix and Drake's Revival of Gritty British TV Drama, Top Boy

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 4/2/2019 | Mekishana Pierre
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"The olders are washed, the youngers fear nothing. And everyone wants to be a Top Boy."

That's the basic premise behind Netflix's new series Top Boy, which follows rival gangs fighting for control of East London streets. The series originally aired on Channel 4 in the UK from 2011 to 2013. Drake purchased the rights to the British TV drama in 2017 and serves as the series' executive producer (which is actually his second upcoming series, after the HBO drama Euphoria) alongside the show's original creative team: Charles Steel and Alasdair Flind for Cowboy Films, Ronan Bennett (who also wrote the series) for Easter Partisan, and Yann Demange.

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The show's ten-episode revival on Netflix will pick up where the drama left off, with Dushane (Ashley Walters) returning 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...
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