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.
“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.