Hailey Kilgore, David Iacono and Jeremie Harris to star in Tubi Noir ‘Cinnamon’ – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Hailey Kilgore (Power Book III: Raising Kanan), David Iacono (The stewardess) and Jeremy Harris (Legion) have signed on to star in film noir cinnamonwhich will air exclusively on Fox’s free-to-air service, Tubi.
The feature film currently in production in Atlanta follows Jodi Jackson (Kilgore), a struggling small-town gas station attendant and aspiring (and truly gifted) singer, whose life is turned upside down when there’s a robbery at work. Iacono plays Jodi’s fiercely devoted boyfriend-turned-music-manager Eddie, with Harris as James Walker, a young mobster in the drug trade.
cinnamon is the first film in production under Tubi’s recently announced film deal with Village Roadshow Pictures to produce multiple films from its “Black Noir Cinema” initiative. Rising filmmaker Bryian Keith Montgomery Jr. is directing from his script, with Oz Scott producing alongside Kevin Garnett through his content cartel, and Adrian Younge composing the film’s original score.
Kilgore is a Tony Award, Drama League and Outer Critics nominee who can currently be seen on Starz’s Power prequel Raising Kanan as Jukebox, a quick-witted and fiercely independent budding singer. On the feature film front, she can currently be seen as Carolyn Franklin in Liesl Tommy’s MGM feature. The respect opposite Jennifer Hudson. The actress earned her the aforementioned accolades for her portrayal of Ti Moune in the Broadway revival of Once on this islandand also had memorable turns in NBC’s The village and Steven Spielberg amazing stories for Apple TV+.
Iacono will next be seen reprising his role as Eli Briscoe in Season 2 of the acclaimed HBO series. The stewardessand in Amazon’s coming of age series, The summer when I became pretty. The actor has also starred in films such as Joker, Pastor, St. Vincent and To chooseand in series such as Social distancing, Grand Army, Blue blood, the good doctor, New Amsterdam, foreigners, NCIS: New Orleans, The Blacklist: Redemption and show me a hero.
Harris is best known for starring as Ptonomy Wallace in three seasons of FX Legionlike Leon Bittle on FX Fargoand as Shane Vincent on Baz Luhrmann’s Lowering. He also starred in the recent movie Vampires Against the Bronxby producer Lorne Michaels, and in 2019 starred in the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of A lot of noise for nothingdirected by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon.
Montgomery Jr. is an African-American filmmaker from Los Angeles who created the ALT-Horror brand to challenge racism, violence, and toxic masculinity in American culture by reframing contemporary stories as farce and satire. Fox’s streaming service, Tubi, hosts more than 35,000 movies and TV shows, including a growing library of Tubi originals, more than 65 local and live news and sports channels, and more than 250 partners entertainment, featuring content from nearly every major Hollywood studio.
Kilgore is represented by A3 Artists Agency, One Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; Iacono by talent agency Take 3; Harris by CAA and ATA Management; and Montgomery Jr. by Circle of Confusion and Granderson Des Rochers.