Kerry Washington to star in Netflix surfing film 'Rockaway,' set in NYC neighborhood

Kerry Washington
Photo credit Jason Kempin/Getty Images
By , 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Emmy winner Kerry Washington will star in the upcoming movie "Rockaway" for Netflix, based on a memoir by Diane Cardwell, according to Collider.

Washington, who also serves as one of the film's producers, will play a New York City journalist who takes up an assignment in the Queens neighborhood of Rockaway Beach and uncovers her passion for surfing and rediscovers herself.

Listen to your favorite music now on Audacy

The Golden Globe-nominated actress previously stared in the Netflix musical-comedy "The Prom" and the Emmy-nominated drama "American Son".