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Promotional time! Kerry Washington got out early in New York City on Wednesday morning for her appearance on the Today Show

Kerry Washington shines purple from head to toe as she says during Today's show visit that her film American Son & # 39; unconscious bias & # 39; touches

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Kerry Washington got out early in New York City on Wednesday morning for her appearance Show today.

But that didn't stop the 42-year-old from turning head to toe purple from head to toe when she entered the studio.

When she spoke to Hoda Kotb, she gave a little insight into her latest film American Son, which will premiere on Netflix this Friday.

Promotional time! Kerry Washington got out early in New York City on Wednesday morning for her appearance on the Today Show

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Promotional time! Kerry Washington got out early in New York City on Wednesday morning for her appearance on the Today Show

For the occasion, she wore a bold purple lip that matched the rest of her eccentric look.

For the cold weather she bundled herself in a purple turtleneck, which she combined with a purple snake skin pants.

Her short hair was curled to show off a pair of large earrings for her appearance.

Stylish: for the occasion, she wore a bold purple lip that matched the rest of her eccentric look

Stylish: for the occasion, she wore a bold purple lip that matched the rest of her eccentric look

Stylish: for the occasion, she wore a bold purple lip that matched the rest of her eccentric look

& # 39; I really feel that this movie starts when the credits end. This is a film about how we have the conversation, how we cross those dividing lines, & she said during her Today Show segment.

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& # 39; So much that I think this piece is about is unconscious bias and how we judge people & # 39 ;, she said later in the interview.

The Scandal actress played in the original Broadway game and reproduced her role for the adaptation of Netflix.

Kerry is also accompanied by her original co-star Steven Pasquale and director Kenny Leon.

Details: for the cold weather she bundled in a purple turtleneck, which she combined with a purple snake skin pants

Details: for the cold weather she bundled in a purple turtleneck, which she combined with a purple snake skin pants

Details: for the cold weather she bundled in a purple turtleneck, which she combined with a purple snake skin pants

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& # 39; It was so important for me to give people the privilege of stepping into the life of this family and being on this roller coaster ride with them & # 39 ;, she said during a recent interview with ET.

& # 39; Because I think it gives us all the opportunity to think about who we are as a society now, to think about who we are in our marriages, in our homes with our children, and just inventory where we are and how we are doing. & # 39;

The film follows Kerry and her husband on the screen as they search for their missing interracial son.

In action: Kerry is seen in the film as she goes through the trauma looking for her missing son

In action: Kerry is seen in the film as she goes through the trauma looking for her missing son

In action: Kerry is seen in the film as she goes through the trauma looking for her missing son

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