Sept. 6 (UPI) — Actress Zazie Beetz has been tapped to star in the upcoming HBO Max limited series from director Steven Soderbergh. full circle, It was reported on Tuesday.
According to Variety, Beetz has joined the upcoming series, which HBO Max first ordered in August 2021.
Details about the show’s plot are kept to a minimum, but an official synopsis obtained by Variety reads, “An investigation into a botched kidnapping uncovers long-kept secrets that connect multiple characters and cultures in modern-day New York City.”
Details of Beetz’s character are also being kept very under wraps, though Deadline has reported that she will be playing a US Postal Inspection Service agent.
The six episodes of full circle It will be directed by Soderbergh, who will also serve as executive producer.
The acclaimed filmmaker is known for directing projects like Contagion, Magic Mike, Logan Lucky and the of the ocean Serie.
His film debut in 1989 with Sex, lies and videotapes Soderbergh won the Palme d’Or at that year’s Cannes Film Festival, making him the youngest solo director to win the award at just 26 years old.
He is also known for his legal drama. Erin Brockovich, based on the true story of Pacific Gas & Electric Company in California.
Along with Soderbergh in full circle will be Ed Solomon, who will serve as writer and executive producer. Casey Silver will also serve as executive producer.
The trio previously worked on the film. No sudden movement also an HBO Max title.
“Even by Ed’s standards, this is a complex narrative that manages to be both kaleidoscopic and intimate,” Soderbergh told Variety at the time of the show’s announcement. “Our task now is to put together a great cast and make sure we execute at the level the scripts deserve.”
The German-born Beetz rose to fame in recent years for her starring role as Van on FX’s hit comedy-drama. atlanta, alongside the likes of Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, and Lakeith Stanfield.
The series has received critical acclaim throughout its run and earned Beetz an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2018.
Beyond this, he has appeared in several films, including the recent Brad Pitt action comedy. Bullet train, which has grossed nearly $200 million at the worldwide box office.
Beetz is also recognized for her role in a couple of superhero movies: 2019 jester and 2018 Deadpool 2.
She will be the next star in the movie. Shelter, which is currently in pre-production.
A release date for full circle has not been announced.