Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s Netflix dark comedy “Strangers” has found the remainder of its cast and the already star-studded ensemble, which features Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Rish Shah and Sophie Turner, just got more high-wattage with a host of rising stars signing onto the movie.
The newly announced cast includes Austin Abrams (“Dash & Lily,” “Chemical Hearts), Alisha Boe (“13 Reasons Why”), Talia Ryder (“West Side Story,” “Never Rarely Sometimes Always), Paris Berelc (“Hubie Halloween,” “Alexa & Katie”), Jonathan Daviss (“Outer Banks”), Maia Reficco (“Next To Normal,” “Evita,” “Kally’s Mashup”) and Ava Capri (“Love, Victor”).
Robinson co-wrote the film’s script with Celeste Ballard, which follows Drea (an Alpha it girl, played by Mendes) and Eleanor (a beta, alt girl, played by Hawke), who, “after a clandestine meet-cute” team up to go after each other’s bullies. The movie is described as a “Hitchcockian dark comedy featuring the scariest protagonists of them all: teenage girls.”
Robinson also produces the film with Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron, for Lucky Story, under their overall deal with Netflix. The movie also marks a reunion between the filmmaker and streamer after their hit comedy (and Robinson’s feature directorial debut) “Someone Great,” starring Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise and Brittany Snow.
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Abrams is repped by WME, Industry Entertainment and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light. Reficco is represented by CAA and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller, & Gellman L.L.P. Berelc is repped by UTA, Ivy Cavic at Rare Global and Brecheen, Feldman, Brieimer, Silver & Thompson. Daviss is repped by Monster Talent Management, Innovative Artists, Slate PR, and Skrzyniarz & Mallean.
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