The launch date of the ultimate season of the Netflix present Top Boy has lastly been confirmed because the trailer for the 10-episode sequence additionally got here out.
The gritty British drama has been an enormous hit for the streaming large since debuting on the platform in 2019.
However, with out the involvement of Canadian rapper Drake, the present’s manufacturing would by no means have occurred.
So, did Drake actually make Top Boy? And is he in it?
Read on for extra info.
Back: Netflix’s British crime drama Top Boy is again for its third and closing sequence on Netflix
Superfan: Drake was concerned in reviving the drama in 2017 after reaching out to the present’s creators
Was Top Boy made by Drake?
While Drake didn’t make Top Boy, he was pivotal in changing into a Netflix hit.
Originally a Channel 4 creation, the present had two profitable four-part sequence between 2011 and 2013, earlier than being cancelled.
Its creator, Ronan Bennet, mentioned he “couldn’t shake off the blow,” however amazingly, he was approached by Drake himself when he expressed curiosity in serving to revive this system.
Bennet informed BAFTA Television’s The Sessions: ‘When I heard Drake was interested I didn’t pay a lot consideration to it, partly as a result of I didn’t know who he was.
‘It wasn’t till I met him just a little later that it turned clear that he was severe and that we actually had an opportunity to maneuver ahead.
“I realized that he might turn out to be quite big. We met him in London, myself and my colleagues, he was great.’
But Hotline Bling’s singer “didn’t want to control it, just to make sure the original creators had a chance to continue as they were.”
However, he did grow to be an govt producer of the present when it was picked up in 2017.
The artist informed the Hollywood reporter on the time: ‘That human aspect attracted me. I just went looking for them.
“Like, who are these people? Are these actors I should know? Are they just famous there? I remember hitting Future and I was like, “This show is incredible.”‘
Is Drake in Top Boy?
Renaissance: Top Boy had initially aired two four-part series on Channel 4, but was dropped by the broadcaster. Netflix picked it up four years later
Rumors: Ever since news broke about Drake’s involvement with the present as an govt producer, there have been questions on a attainable cameo, however there’s no signal of something like that changing into a actuality. Pictured: Rapper turned actor Kano as Sully
Ever since Drake has been concerned within the manufacturing of the sequence, there have been rumors and questions on whether or not he’ll make some type of cameo look.
The rapper started an performing profession within the 2000s as a youngster in Degrassi: The Next Generation earlier than his music profession took over.
However, he made one other performing look in 2022, in Amsterdam with Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and Anya Taylor-Joy.
But in the case of his beloved Top Boy, there’s no signal of the megastar exhibiting up.
Ashley Walters, who has performed Dushane – one of many lead actors – since beginning on Channel 4, revealed why he warned the singer a couple of TV look.
He informed Charlie Sloth in 2019: ‘He’s such a superb actor, however will folks let him shed that Drake pores and skin?
Is it right that the very first thing he does is to return to his performing profession? Because folks will wait to kill him for it.’
When is Top Boy Season 3?
Netflix’s third and closing Top Boy episode shall be launched on September 7.
The closing trailer for the brand new season dropped on August 14, as did the affirmation of the brand new season’s launch date.
The one minute and 45 second clip teased an final showdown between the 2 predominant characters Sully (Kano) and Dushane.