'Demonic' Full Cast List: Meet Carly Pope, Nathalie Boltt and others from the horror flick
The Neil Blomkamp horror movie also stars Chris William Martin and Michael J Rogers in pivotal roles
Neil Blomkamp is set to come out with his first feature film after taking a long break of six years. Titled ‘Demonic’, the horror movie revolves around a young woman who unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.
For keeping things interesting, Blomkamp has kept everything on wraps, not much information is known about the movie as he wants the viewers to enjoy the thrills when they sit to watch the movie. The trailer makes us feel like that it will make you feel uncomfortable with a lot of eeriness. The movie will be hoping to get a similar kind of reception that recent horror movies like ‘Hereditary’ and ‘The Conjuring’ received.
Apart from having an interesting premise, the movie also features a stellar cast that will keep you at the edge of your seats. So, let’s take a look at the cast of the upcoming horror movie.
Carly Pope as Carly
Born on August 20, 1980, Carly Pope was trained as a dancer in her younger days and always took a liking toward acting while studying in high school. The actress began taking part in various stage plays happening in school and appeared in plays like ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Meanwhile, she started her professional acting career with a short film in 1996 and got a chance to play small roles in projects such as ‘Disturbing Behavior’, ‘Snow Day’, ‘Night Man’ and ‘Principal Takes a Holiday’.
Her first major acting role came in 1999 with the TV series ‘Popular’ and starred in 43 episodes. The show gave her a platform to make it big in the industry. She was named one of ‘Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars under 25 in 2000. Since then, she has been featured on projects such as ‘Orange County’, ‘Elysium’, ‘The Collector’, ‘Dirt’, ‘24’, ‘Suits’ and ‘Arrow’.
The actress was recently seen in the hit TV series ‘The Good Doctor’. Apart from acting, she has also featured on the covers of magazines like Seventeen, FHM, Teen, and Curve.
Chris William Martin as Martin
The Canadian actor began acting at the age of 18 and made his debut by becoming the main cast member of the TV series ‘Fifteen’. The show helped him in getting good roles as he moved forward. His performance as Dylan received a nomination for Best Actor at the Youth in Film Awards. In 1993 he played the role of Jamie Novak in ‘Madison’, for which Martin received a Gemini Award nomination for Best Actor.
From 1994 to 1997, Martin made cameo appearances on several TV shows and TV movies such as ‘Hawkeye’, ‘Beauty’s Revenge’, ‘Highlander’, and ‘Dead Man’s Gun’. He also appeared in the 2002 film ‘Try Seventeen’ along with Elijah Wood and Mandy Moore.
‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘The Age of Adaline’, ‘Supernatural’ and ‘Supergirl’ are some of the other high-end projects he has appeared in.
Nathalie Boltt as Angela
Born and raised in South Africa, Nathalie Boltt began her acting career with South African TV soap opera ‘Isidingo’ and made her American television debut with the ‘Red Water’. One of her first major roles came with the TV movie ‘The Poseidon Adventure’, in which she portrayed the character of Shoshanna.
However, she gained a lot of prominence after making an appearance in Blomkamp’s sci-fi movie ‘District 9’. She received a lot of praise for her acting and the movie became a stepping stone for her in Hollywood. The movie went on to garner four nominations at the Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Since 2017, she has portrayed the character of Penelope Blossom in the critically-acclaimed series ‘Riverdale’.
Michael J Rogers as Michael
Born on May 18, 1964, in Canada, Rogers got his first acting role in the movie ‘The Hitman’ alongside Chuck Norris in 1991. Meanwhile, he made his TV debut with the universally-acclaimed TV show ‘The X-Files’ and appeared in Season 3 and Season 5 of the show. He also made a cameo appearance in the 2000 movie ‘Duets’ which starred Gwyneth Paltrow and Paul Giamatti in pivotal roles.
The actor went on to have a major role in the series ‘Supernatural’ and appeared on several episodes from 2007 to 2014.
Since then, he has been a part of ventures like ‘Hellraiser: Hellseeker’, ‘Fringe’, ‘Falling Skies’, ‘Bates Motel’, ‘Blinspot’ and ‘Supergirl’.
Excited about ‘Demonic’? Catch the upcoming horror flick exclusively in theatres on Friday, August 20.