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Idris Elba is set to star in Jay-Z‘s upcoming all-black Western, The Harder They Fall, Deadline reports.

The plot follows outlaw Nate Love (Jonathan Majors, The Last Black Man in San Francisco) as he assembles a gang of outlaws to hunt down the man who killed his parents (Idris Elba).

British musician Jeymes Samuel, aka The Bullitts will direct the film. Samuel and JAY-Z, who worked together on The Great Gatsby soundtrack, will write and produce original music for The Harder They Fall. According to Variety, the movie “is expected to take a similar approach to incorporating music as The Great Gatsby.

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Isabelle is an Australian writer based in Berlin.