Coming Distractions: 100 Streets trailer gives 100 reasons to watch the movie, and they’re all Idris Elba

Perfect man Idris Elba plays perfect man Max in the upcoming film 100 Streets. A retired rugby player, Max’s seemingly perfect life unravels when his seemingly perfect marriage to former actress Emma (Gemma Arterton) falls apart. The new trailer for the film deceptively makes it look like 100 Streets is all about Max and Emma, but the movie actually follows three different, overlapping stories (yep, it’s one of those heady interwoven ensemble dramas). All three stories take place in one square mile of modern-day London.

Aside from Max and Emma, there’s also Kingsley (Franz Drameh), a small-time drug dealer trying to get off the streets, who meets local stage actor Terence (Ken Stott) while doing community service. Terence helps lead Kingsley down a new and creative path. There’s also cab driver George (Charlie Creed-Miles) and his wife Kathy (Kierston Wareing), who want to start a family …

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