|Occupation Filmmaker, actor|
Name Kai Soremekun
Years active 1991–current
|Full Name Lisa Olabisi Abosede Soremekun|
Movies Love - Sex and Eating the Bones, Heat, Regarding Henry, Murder at Devil's Glen, The Firm: Total Body Time‑Crunch
Similar People Sudz Sutherland, Michael Mann, Mike Nichols, Paul Shapiro, Omer Fast
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Kai Soremekun is a Canadian filmmaker and actor. She has dual Canadian/USA citizenship and lives in Los Angeles. She is best known for the 1991 film Regarding Henry, which starred Harrison Ford and Annette Bening, the 1995 film Heat, which starred Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, and the ongoing web series CHICK: Within Me Lives a Superhero.
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Kai was born in Hamilton, and grew up in Toronto, Canada. Her father was a Nigerian doctor and her mother an English nurse, who met while working at the same hospital in Hamilton. She has two younger brothers. Most of her childhood years were spent in Thornhill, a suburb of Toronto.
Kai Soremekun started her career in commercials, acting and dancing in music videos, and modeling for Nike in New York City.
She took a job on the set of Regarding Henry, as an extra, in a bid to gain experience and make some money. During the course of filming, the director decided to give her the role of Loretta in a single scene with Harrison Ford and Bill Nunn.
While spending time with her parents in Toronto in 2002, she was cast in the TV movie, Heart of a Stranger. The film was shot in Halifax, Canada. Again, in 2003, she was chosen as a last minute replacement for the role of Peaches LeJeune in Love, Sex and Eating the Bones while on a holiday in Canada.
In 2006, Kai Soremekun was chosen to be a part of a program at CBS, which partnered young people with experienced directors. She was partnered with Jerry Levine while he directed an episode of Monk. He suggested she audition and she won a small role in that episode.
In 2007, she was selected by Steven Spielberg as a contestant on On the Lot, a short-lived reality show competition produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett. The show, which aired on Fox, featured filmmakers competing in weekly elimination competitions, with the ultimate prize of a million dollar development deal at DreamWorks. Soremekun was eliminated after one round.
Soremekun has appeared in the following films and television shows.
Soremekun has directed the following films and web series.