Broadway News reports that the American Son play created by Christopher Demos-Brown will be getting a Netflix produced adaptation.
The play starring Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale takes place in a South Florida police station, where an estranged couple tries to figure out what has happened to their missing son.
The original cast will be reprising their roles and will be directed by Kenny Leon once again in the upcoming adaptation.
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“American Son powerfully explores themes of family, love and identity,” Netflix representative Cindy Holland explains. “We are honored to work with Kerry Washington, Kenny Leon, Christopher Demos-Brown and the entire cast to bring this story from the Broadway stage to our members around the world.”
Production is expected to start in February after the play ends its Broadway run on January 27.
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