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Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s Netflix Teen Comedy ‘Strangers’ Adds 7 to Cast, Including Austin Abrams, Alisha Boe, Jonathan Daviss

Austin Abrams, Alisha Boe, Jonathan Daviss
Abrams: Irvin Rivera / Boe: Everett Collection / Daviss: Courtesy of Netflix

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”).

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Talia Ryder, Maia Reficco, Paris Berelc, and Ava Capri Ryder and Capri: Courtesy of Netflix / Reficco: Courtesy of CAA / Berelc: Thom Kerr

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.

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.

More to come…