The film is based on the memoirs of Diane Cardwell, who will serve as executive producer on the project.
Emmy Winner Kerry Washington – that’s right, look it up – will produce and star in the Netflix surf movie Rockaway, which is based on the memoirs of Diane cardwell.
Washington will play a New York City journalist who takes on a routine assignment in Queens’ eclectic Rockaway Beach neighborhood, where she unexpectedly discovers the transcendent power of surfing and finds herself fleeing the comfortable life she has always known for a life. of romance and self-consumption. discovery.
Washington and Pilar Savone will produce for Simpson Street along with Todd shuster by Aevitas Entertainment and Liza chasin from 3dot Productions, which has a first-look deal with Netflix. Nichelle Tramble Spellman (Truth be told) will adapt the memoirs of Cardwell, who will executive produce the film with Margaret Chernin.
Washington is no stranger to Netflix, having starred in its Emmy-nominated drama. American son as well as Ryan murphymusical comedy The prom. She also stars opposite Charlize Theron Y Michelle Yeoh | in Paul feigthe next Netflix movie The school of good and evil.
Washington won an Emmy for executive producer on the television special. Live in front of a studio audience – all with family and good times. He recently starred alongside Reese witherspoon on the Hulu limited series Little fire everywhere, for which he garnered a couple of Emmy nominations. He also earned two Emmy nominations each for his work on ABC. Scandal and HBO’s Anita hill movie Confirmation.
Although I am not very interested in Rockaway Personally, the project seems to me to be a good fit with Washington, as it is a kind of change of pace for the actress, one that should take her out of her comfort zone. She is represented by CAA, Washington Square Arts, attorney Gretchen Rush, and The Lede Company.
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