Jaime Camil to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot From Alex Herschlag, Jennie Snyder Urman

Variety | 2/22/2019 | Joe Otterson
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CBS has made a late pilot pickup, ordering a multi-camera comedy with “Jane the Virgin’s” Jaime Camil attached to star.

The untitled project hails from writer and executive producer Alex Herschlag with “Jane the Virgin” creator Jennie Snyder Urman set to executive produce. In the project, when an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby (Camil) is cut off by his father, he and his wife move into her estranged sister’s Reseda condo, forcing the two siblings to reconnect.

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Camil will executive produce in addition to starring. In addition, Joanna Klein of Snyder Urman’s Sutton Street Productions and Ben Silverman of Propagate Content will also executive produce, along with Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley, and Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri of RCN TV and Resonant TV. CBS Television Studios will produce along with Sutton Street and Propagate. Sutton Street is currently under an overall deal the studio.

The pilot keeps Camil and Snyder Urman in business together, with “Jane the Virgin” set to end its run on The CW with its upcoming fifth season. This also marks the second...
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