Netflix has released the trailer for its highly anticipated new film American Son starring Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee.
American Son is based on the Broadway play of the same name and features Washington as Kendra Ellis-Conner, the mother of a missing teenage boy, who is struggling to put the pieces together in a South Florida police station. Pasquale, Jordan and Lee reprise their roles in this televised adaptation which represents four distinct viewpoints, while also navigating the unique dynamic of an interracial couple trying to raise a mixed-race son.
American Son is directed by Tony Award winner and Atlanta own Kenny Leon. Washington and Pilar Savon serve as executive producers under Washington’s banner Simpson Street. Jeffrey Richards and Rebecca Gold also serve as executive producers.
American Son was written by Christopher Demos-Brown.