"So all the Hollywood folks are coming to my town, you know, so I’m feeling really good about that," she says.
Tunie also appeared with Washington on Broadway in "Julias Ceasar" in 2005. But with this project, every time a commercial airs friends flood her inbox.
"You know that’s like you know, touchdown, that’s huge," says Tunie.
Watch the trailer below for Flight which hits theaters on November 2: