The cast of HBO Max’s upcoming limited series full circle continues to grow, with the Emmy-winning actor Jharrel Jerome becoming the latest to join the show’s star-studded ensemble which includes Dennis Quaid, Timothy Olyphant, Claire Danish and Zazie Beetz, according to Deadline. The outlet also reports that Jerome will play a character who is a member of a criminal organization in New York.
The six-episode series comes from the director Steven Soderbergh (Magic Mike, Ocean’s Eleven). Few details have been released about the series, but the previously released teaser line indicates that the story will follow an investigation into a botched kidnapping. The investigation will uncover long-held secrets that connect multiple characters and cultures in modern-day New York City.
Jerome is probably best known for his role in Ava DuVernayNetflix limited series from When they see us, based on the true story of five teenagers wrongly accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. He starred as Korey Wise, a role for which he won the Emmy for Best Actor in a Limited Series in 2019. Jerome’s previous credits include the Netflix film concrete cowboythe Audience Network series Mr Mercedes as good as Barry Jenkins‘Oscar-winning film Moonlight. Some of his upcoming projects include Amazon’s upcoming absurd comedy series. i am a virgin and the limited series Night of the Assassins, in which he is scheduled to star as well as producee.
Soderbergh is set to direct all six episodes of the series. He will also serve as an executive producer alongside Ed Solomonwho will also serve as writer, and Casey Silver. full circle reunites Soderbergh, Solomon and Silver, who previously collaborated on the HBO Max film No sudden movementa detective thriller starring Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David Harbor, Jon Hamm, Julia Fox and Brendan Fraser. In addition to No sudden movementsome of Soderbergh’s other recent work has been for the streaming platform, including comedy-drama let them all talk and the thriller Kimi.
full circle is part of the overall three-year deal Soderbergh signed with HBO and HBO Max in 2020. As part of the deal, he will develop content for both platforms, including TV series. The deal also includes a first-look deal for the movies.
No other details have been released about the limited series. Stay tuned to Collider for updates on full circle. In the meantime, check out the Soderbergh trailer No sudden movement below: