Emmy-winning star Kerry Washington is getting ready for another experience, set to star in and produce ‘Rockaway’ for Netflix. Variety disclosed that the feature film form of Diane Cardwell’s memoir, ‘Rockaway: Surfing Headlong Into a New Life’, will be scripted by NAACP Image Award winner Nichelle Tramble Spellman.
44-year-old Kerry Washington will play a Manhattan journalist who unexpectedly discovers the power of surfing and ends up running from the comfortable life she’s continually known towards a presence of romance and self-discovery in assorted Rockaway Beach. Conveyed in July 2020, ‘Rockaway: Surfing Headlong Into a New Life’ relates the record of Cardwell’s own reconsideration as she discovered the universe of surfing.
‘Rockaway’ is being bankrolled by 3dot Productions’ Liza Chasin, who has a multi-year first-look oversee Netflix; Washington and Pilar Savone for Simpson Street; and Todd Shuster for Aevitas Entertainment. Cardwell and Margaret Chernin will fill in as executive producers. The approaching endeavor is Washington’s latest with Netflix, ensuing to highlighting opposite Charlize Theron, Laurence Fishburne and Michelle Yeoh in the impending movie ‘The School for Good and Evil’, directed by Paul Feig. The new film, driven by Sophia Anne Caruso and Sofia Wylie, changes Soman Chainani’s standard fantasy fairytale novels.
The renowned actor and producer as of late partnered with the streamer for ‘The Prom’ and ‘American Son’, and most actually featured in and produced ‘Little Fires Everywhere’.