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We have just learned that Kerry Washington’s Broadway play, American Son will soon hit our television screen!

Netflix has announced that they will be adapting the play in which the cast including Kerry Washington and Stephen Pasquale will reprise their roles.

Washington made the announcement while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She discussed her role and the play’s plot.

In addition to Washington and Pasquale reprising their roles, their co-stars, Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee will also reprise their roles.

In an official statement, Netflix’s Vice President of Original Content, Cindy Holland shared, “We are honored to work with Kerry Washington, [director] Kenny Leon, [writer] Christopher Demos-Brown and the entire cast to bring this story from the Broadway stage to our members around the world.”

Bring the popcorn and your tissues because we’re sure this new adaption is going to leave us in our feels.

Production for American Son will begin in February.

 

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