The Piano Lesson: Samuel L. Jackson joins John David Washington, Ray Fisher and others in the Netflix adaptation


John David Washington (


; Amsterdam) and Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained; Captain Marvel) star in the upcoming drama, along with Ray Fisher (Justice League), Danielle Deadwyler (Till; The Harder They Fall010010 John David Washington (Tenet, Amsterdam) and Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained, Captain Marvel) star in the upcoming drama, with Ray Fisher (Justice League), Danielle Deadwyler (Till

, The Harder They Fall,

Station Eleven), Michael Potts (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

), and Corey Hawkins (

The Tragedy of Macbeth). The story is set in 1936 Pittsburgh after the Great Depression. Malcolm Washington will be making his screenwriting debut. The piano lesson revolves about the Charles family and the Doaker Charles household, as well as an heirloom – the family’s piano, which is decorated with carvings from an enslaved relative. The story is dominated by a conflict between a brother and a sister over what to do with heirloom piano. One wants to sell the priceless instrument, while the other wants to keep the artifact in the family.Virgil Williams (Mudbound) and Washington adapted the screenplay, with Constanza Romero, Jennifer Roth, and Katia Washington executive producing. Denzel Washington and Todd Black will produce.

The Piano Lesson is part of Wilson’s 10-play “American Century Cycle,” which includes Fences and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

, which have already been adapted for the screen thanks to Paramount and Netflix. Jackson and Washington have brought the play to Netflix following a Broadway revival at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Cast members performed 01001010The piano lesson01001010 during the latest run for 27 previews, and 124 regular engagements. The production is so well-received by Broadway audiences that it’s the most successful Wilson production. It’s also the most successful presentation of a play on the Great White Way this season.01001010Holding onto history can be a touchy subject for certain family members. Some people don’t see the importance of preserving memories as a way to remember their roots. Others believe that money is the best way to grow and prosper a family. The divide can cause hurt feelings, buried emotion, and fights which could last for generations. The Piano Lesson01001010 explores the two sides of an argument, provoking ghosts and jangled nervousness. Which side will you pick when 01001010The piano Lesson01001010 arrives on Netflix?01001010

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