Nothing But TV: Netflix to adapt broadway hit American Son.

Netflix are remaking hit broadway play American Son for a global television audience.

The online broadcaster will exclusively launch American Son, based on the 2018 play from playwright Christopher Demos-Brown. The story centers on interracial parents who reunite in a Florida police station to search for answers about their missing teenage son.

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“American Son powerfully explores themes of family, love and identity,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content. “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.”

Award-winning cast Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee will reprise their roles in the Netflix production, which begins filming in New York City this February.