Steven Soderbergh, an Academy Award nominee, will star in a crime drama series for HBO Max. Today, the streamer announced that Emmy-nominated Atlanta star Zazie Beetz would star in the series Full Circle.
Full Circle will be set in modern New York City as an investigation is launched following a failed kidnapping attempt. The aftermath of the ruined plot is primed to reveal long-hidden secrets that span across the city.
Beetz is most well-known to viewers for her role in the critically acclaimed series Atlanta or in the Academy Award-winning film, Joker. She has also appeared in films such as Deadpool 2, Bullet Train, The Harder They Fall, and Nine Days. She is currently in discussions to return for the Joker sequel and will appear in the highly anticipated sixth season of Black Mirror.
Soderbergh has had a long and distinguished career as a director, winning twice in the same year for his films Traffic and Erin Brockovich. He has also directed a variety of other films, from the heist film Oceans Eleven and its two sequels, the pandemic thriller Contagion, to Channing Tatums Magic Mike. His most recent film is the HBO Maxs Kimi, starring Zoe Kravitz, and his next is the third film in the Magic Mike series Magic Mike
Full Circle's six episodes have been written by Ed Solomon, a frequent recent collaborator of Soderbergh. Both worked on the HBO drama series Mosaic, which featured Soderbergh directed both the film and all episodes of the series. Other notable works include Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Super Mario Bros., and Men in Black.
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