Netflix Musical THE PROM Adds Kerry Washington


Kerry Washington (Scandal) has boarded Netflix’ musical adaption of Broadway musical The Prom.

Based on the Broadway musical, The Prom centers on four-down-and-out Broadway actors who head to Indiana to help a gay teen whose prom was cancelled when she tried to bring her girlfriend as her date. Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden and Andrew Rannells will star as the four actors; Washington’s role has not yet been revealed.

A number of the creative minds behind the Broadway production,  producers Bill Damaschke and Dori Bernstein, director Casey Nicholaw, songwriter Matthew Sklar and book writers Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, will join Murphy for the Netflix production.