Martin Donovan (Big Little Lies), Matt McGorry (How To Get Away With Murder), Julia Chan (Katy Keene), Evan Jonigkeit, and Ariana Neal (Hidden Figures) are set as series regulars in Netflix’s Archive 81 series, based on the supernatural horror podcast.
They join previously announced leads Mamoudou Athie and Dina Shihabi in the series produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster (MacGyver; The Conjuring Universe film franchise; upcoming Malignant and There’s Someone Inside Your House).
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Rebecca Sonnenshine (The Boys, The Vampire Diaries) wrote and executive produced Archive 81, which also features showrunning duties.
Dan Turner (Athie), the archivist in Archive 81, takes on a secretive job repairing a set of damaged video tapes from 1994 when he is hired to restore a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994.
Dan becomes convinced that he can rescue Melody from the terrifying end she met 25 years ago while getting caught up in her tale.
Archive 81 Release Date
Archive 81 launched in 2018 and has run for three seasons. It describes itself as a fiction podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious.
Co-creators Marc Sollinger and Daniel Powell serve as co-producers on the Netflix series.
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Donovan can currently be seen in Warner Bros. Tenet, his second feature with director Christopher Nolan after Insomnia.
He was last featured in the second season of Big Little Lies as well as the psychological thriller Come To Daddy opposite Elijah Wood. He’s repped by Buchwald and GGA.
Archive 81 Full Cast and Crew Members
Asher Millstone is McGorry’s most notable role, which he played on all six seasons of How To Get Away With Murder. His other credits include Orange Is the New Black and Uncorked, for which he has been repped by Mainstay, A3 Artists Agency and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham.
Chan has also been seen on the CW’s Katy Keene and a CBC mini-series entitled Little Dog, as well as Bell Media’s Saving Hope. She’s represented by Buchwald, Thruline Entertainment and GGA in Toronto.
Chris Jonigkeit is currently onscreen in Disney’s The Empty Man, and he’ll next be seen in Fox Searchlight’s upcoming horror/thriller The Night House. He recently played Will in Starz’s Sweetbitter and Matt in Netflix’s Easy, both of which are on the television side. UTA, Industry Entertainment, and Shreck Rose, Dapello, Adams Berlin & Dunham repped him previously.
Joylette Johnson is an actress with a string of feature film credits that includes Mother’s Day, Get Hard, and Fruitvale Station. She has also appeared in Mother’s Day and Get Hard. Neal is represented by J Pervis Agency and Industry Entertainment.