Jaime Camil to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot

Jaime Camil. Photo by MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock (9971471cl)

CBS orders a multi-camera comedy from Jane the Virgin creator, Jennie Snyder Urman.

The project brings Urman together with yet another Jane alum, Jaime Camil who is attached to star in and executive produce the untitled project. Urman is currently also working on the spinoff Jane the Novela, with series star Gina Rodriguez.

Jane fan favorite Camil, who starred as Rogelio De La Vegawill portray as a trust-fund baby whose money is cut off in the new comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter the series centers on a trust-fund baby who is cut off by his father. He and his wife then move into her estranged sister’s condo in Reseda, forcing the two to reconnect.

Alex Herschlag (Will & Grace) as been set as writer. Sutton Street’s Joanna Klein, Propagate’s Ben Silverman, Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley and Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri will exec produce alongside Camil and Urman. CBS Television Studios will produce.

The fifth and final season of Jane the Virgin returns next month.