'Lost Girls & Love Hotels': Meet Alexandra Daddario, Carice van Houten and rest of the cast of the drama-thriller
Here is all you need to know about the cast bringing this adaptation to the screen
'Lost Girls & Love Hotels' is an adaptation of a novel by author Catherine Hanrahan and follows the life of Margaret who lives a life of adventure at night where she searches for meaning in hotel encounters with men. By day, she is an English teacher at a Japanese flight attendant academy. The drama thriller chronicles Margarget's life of lacking direction as she tries to satisfy "fleeting" cravings. Here is all you need to know about the cast bringing this adaptation to the screen.
Alexandra Daddario as Margaret
You may remember Daddario as Summer Quinn from 'Baywatch' (2017) starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron or even as Heather Miller from 'Texas Chainsaw' (2013) but this bright-eyed beauty has been part of some major productions. She is also known for her role as Annabeth from the 'Percy Jackson' series, Drifter from 'Imagine Dragons: Radioactive', and as Laurie Lewis from 'All My Children' (2002-2003). She has also been a part of many TV series such as 'White Collar' (2009), 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' (2005), 'American Horror Story' (2011) and the one most remember her for, HBO series, 'True Detective' (2014). In 2017 the actress won a Golden Schmoes for Best T&A of the Year for 'Baywatch' and was also nominated for a Teen Choice Award for the same product in the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy genre.
Carice van Houten as Ines
Houten is known most epically more her iconic role as Melisandre from 'Game of Thrones' and while that may have gained her intense popularity, she has accomplished quite a career. She is known for her roles as Rachel Stein' from 'Black Book' (2006), Nina von Stauffenberg from 'Valkyrie' (2008), and Carol from 'Repo Men' (2010). This year, 2020, the actress won a CinEuphoria Merit - Honorary Award for 'Game of Thrones' which she shared with her castmates. Having won over 23 awards, the actress is well-known for her style of acting and stunning good looks. Her most recent works include 'Domino' (2019), 'Instinct' (2019), 'Temple' (2019) and 'Red Light' (2020),
Takehiro Hira as Kazu
Hira is known for his roles as Kenzo Mori from 'Giri/Haji' (2019), Sakon Shima from 'Sekigahara' (2017), and has also been part of 'Hamlet' directed by Yukiko Ninagawa. 'Lost Girls and Love Hotels' was the actor's international debut. His other works include 'Sanadamaru' (2016), 'Butler Saionji's Great Reasoning' (2018), 'Killing for the Prosecution' (2018), and 'Erica 38' (2019). He has a release titled 'Snake Eyes' (2020) in post-production.
Kate Easton as Louise
Easton is known for her role as Liz from 'Magic Mike' (2012), a phone shop clerk in 'Last Flag Flyin' (2017), Artemis from 'Can You Keep A Secret' (2019) and Patricia Dean from 'When They See Us' (2019). Her other notable works include 'Ocean's Eight' (2018), 'Otherhood' (2019), 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' (2019) and 'Love on Iceland' (2020).
Elisabeth Larena as Alice
Larena is known for her roles as Laura from 'Cross the Line' (2020), Luchi from 'Cuéntame' (2016-2017), and Olivia from 'Unauthorized Living' (2018). She also has directional credits from 'A Date' (2015) and 'Actors' (2018). Her more recent works include 'The Goddaughter, Part 3' (2018) and 'Eva's comet' (2020)
The rest of the cast members include Peter Mark Kendall as Frank, Andrew Rothney as Liam, Mariko Tsutsui as Mari, Asuka Kurosawa as Mikiko, Niclas Ericsson, Yasunari Takeshima, Eri Ishida as Yuki, Misuzu Kanno as Nakamura, Jenny Shima, Haruka Imô as Fumiko, Anastasia Nasu as Irina, Tarô Suruga, Federico Settimelli, Katsumasa Morita and many more.
The detailed synopsis by IMDb reads: "Margaret (Alexandra Daddario) finds herself in the glittering labyrinth of Tokyo by night and as a respected English teacher of a Japanese flight attendant academy by day. With little life direction, Margaret searches for meaning with fellow ex-pat Ines (Carice Van Houten) in a Japanese dive bar, drinking to remember to forget and losing herself in love hotel encounters with men who satisfy a fleeting craving. When Margaret crosses paths with a dashing Yakuza, Kazu (Takehiro Hira), she falls in love with him despite the danger and tradition that hinders their chances of being together. We follow Margaret through the dark and light of love and what it means to find oneself abroad with a youthful abandon."
Catch 'Lost Girls & Love Hotels' will be available for rent on September 4, 2020. Watch the trailer below.