EXCLUSIVE: Jaime Camil to join Steven Soderbergh’s next film, New Line Max Original feature KIMI with Zoë Kravitz on board to play. Byron Bowers is also on board. The film will premiere exclusively on HBO Max. David Koepp wrote the screenplay and will produce with Michael Polaire.
Plot details are being kept secret.
The film would mark the second collaboration between Warner Bros. Pictures Group, HBO Max and Soderbergh since the recent studio restructuring and the third between Soderbergh and HBO Max. It follows No sudden movement, the upcoming Starry Max Original crime thriller from Warner Bros. Pictures which stars Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbor, Amy Seimetz, Jon Hamm, Ray Liotta, Kieran Culkin, Brendan Fraser, Noah Jupe, Bill Duke, Frankie Shaw and Julia Fox. His most recent photo Let them all talk, starring Meryl Streep, premiered on HBO Max in December.
Camil can then be seen with Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Jane Krakowski, Fred Armisen, Alan Cumming, Ariana DeBose and Kristen Chenoweth in the upcoming Apple + musical comedy series. Schmigadoon! by executive producer Lorne Michaels. He previously starred as a fan and critical favorite in the Golden Globe nominated and AFI award winning series. Jane the Virgin. Most recently, he starred and produced the CBS comedy series Broken, becoming the first Latino lead role in a comedy series for CBS since Desi Arnaz in I love lucy.
Camil also partners with Jane the Virgin show creator Jennie Synder Urman and writer / actor Al Magrigal to develop the single camera comedy series Guerrillas through ABC in which he will co-produce and star.
Camil is replaced by Zero Gravity Management and Jackoway Austen.