Coming in June, Cinemax will premiere their newest action drama, Jett, starring Carla Gugino and Giancarlo Esposito. The Cinemax drama series Jett begins its nine-episode season this June, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming. The show is created, written, directed and executive produced by Sebastian Gutierrez (“Gothika”).
According to the description: Jett stars Carla Gugino (“San Andreas”, “The Haunting of Hill House”) as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski. Fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
The series also stars Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”), Elena Anaya (“The Skin I Live In”), Michael Aronov (“The Americans”), Gaite Jansen (“Peaky Blinders”), Chris Backus (HBO’s “Big Little Lies”), Gil Bellows (“Ally McBeal”), Jodie Turner-Smith (“Nightflyers”).
Carla Gugino is an accomplished actress with numerous credits to her name including Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids trilogy (2001-2003), Sally Jupiter in Watchmen (2009), Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch (2011), and as the lead characters in the television series Karen Sisco, Threshold and most recently The Haunting of Hill House. In film she had had starring roles in Son in Law (1993), Sin City (2005), Night at the Museum (2006), Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011).
Giancarla Espositio is also an accomplished actor known for his roles in T.V. and film, most notably for playing characters in Spike Lee movies such as Do the Right Thing, School Daze and Mo’ Better Blues. In the film, he has starred in Fresh, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, and The Usual Suspects. He has had roles in two Netflix original series: The Get Down, playing Pastor Ramon Cruz, and Dear White People, as the narrator. He also voiced “The Dentist” in the video game Payday 2