'MacGyver' Season 5: Meet Lucas Till, Tristin Mays and rest of the cast of CBS' action-adventure drama

Mac and the team infiltrate a glamorous hotel used as an international hideout for criminals to find a woman with vital information on Codex. However, their target has a new secret identity


                            'MacGyver' Season 5: Meet Lucas Till, Tristin Mays and rest of the cast of CBS' action-adventure drama
Lucas Till and Tristin Mays (Getty Images)

Season 5 of the much anticipated CBS drama 'MacGyver' brings back the cast that has been entertaining us since 2016. We're all ready to see how a heist, some improvisations and an undercover mission will give us more on Codex. The season, according to the teaser, is going to be an exciting one. Here is the returning cast that will bring back the drama to your small screens.

Lucas Till as Angus 'Mac' MacGyver

Actor Lucas Till attends a press junket for 'MacGyver' on February 4, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia (Vivien Killilea/Getty Images)

Till is known for his roles as Alex Summers from the 'X-men' franchise, as Travis Brody in 'Hannah Montana: The Movie' (2009), and Pitts in 'Stoker' (2013). His first movie was 'The Adventures of Ociee Nash' (2003) where he played the role of Harry Vanderbilt alongside Keith Carradine and Mare Winningham.

His other noticeable works included 'Lightning Bug' (2004) alongside Laura Prepon and Bret Harrison, and the award-winning biopic 'Walk the Line' (2005), alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon. His most recent works include 'The Curse of Downers Grove' (2015), 'Monster Trucks' (2016), 'Michael Jackson's Halloween' (2017) and 'Son of the South' (2020).

Tristin Mays as Riley Davis

Actress Tristin Mays attends a press junket for 'MacGyver' on February 4, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia (Vivien Killilea/Getty Images)

Mays is known for her roles in 'The Wedding Ringer' (2015), as Paulina in 'Supergirl' (2015-2016) and Janie in 'Happy Birthday' (2016). Her recent works include 'The Vampire Diaries' (2015-2016), 'Switched st Birth' (2017), '[email protected]' (2016-2018) and 'Breathe' (2019).

In 2019 she won Best Actress at the FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood for 'Breathe.' Her other notable works include, 'Gullah Gullah Island' (1997), 'Everybody Hates Chris' (2008), 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide' (2006), 'Zeke & Luther' (2010-2011), 'Big Time Rush' (2010), and 'Kickin' It' (2011). 

Justin Hires as Wilt Bozer

Actor Justin Hires attends a press junket for 'MacGyver' on February 4, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia (Vivien Killilea/Getty Images)

Hires is known for his roles as Juario in '21 Jump Street' (2012), James Carter in 'Rush Hour' (2016) and his works in 'Key and Peele' (2012-2015). His recent works include 'Ken Jeong Made Me Do It' (2015), 'TripTank' (2015-2016) and the TV series 'The Lion Guard' (2018). The actor also has writer credits for the TV series 'Dean's List' (2002). 

Meredith Eaton as Matty Webber

Meredith Eaton-Gilden attends the Paley Center For Media's 2019 PaleyFest LA on March 23, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (JB Lacroix/Getty Images)

Eaton is known for her works on 'Paranormal Activity 3' (2011), as Maudey in 'Unconditional Love' (2002) and a hospital nurse in 'Paranoia' (2013). Her recent works include 'NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service' (2009-2013), 'Turks & Caicos' (2014), 'Veronica Mars' (2014), 'NCIS: New Orleans' (2014) and 'Battle Creek' (2015).

Levy Tran as Desi Nguyen 

Tran is known for her works as Trish Park in 'The Haunting of Hill House' (2018), Eddie in 'Shameless' (2017-2018), and Roenick in 'The Frist Purge' (2018). Her recent works include 'Mad Genius' (2017), 'Chosen Kin Origins' (2017), 'The Silk Road' (2018) and 'Two Ways to Go West' (2020). She has a release titled 'Pov' in post-production where she will be playing the role of Patty.

Henry Ian Cusick as Russ Taylor

Actor Henry Ian Cusick attends "The 100" Press Line during Comic-Con International 2016 at Hilton Bayfront on July 22, 2016, in San Diego, California (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Cusick is known for his roles as Desmond Hume in 'Lost' (2005-2010, Stephen Finch in 'Scandal' (2012-2018) and Marcus Kane in 'The 100' (2014-2019). In 2006 the actor was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for 'Lost'. He's won a Gold Derby TV Award in 2006 for Drama Guest Actor, for the same production. 

The rest of the cast includes Amber Skye Noyes as Scarlett, Tate Donovan as James MacGyver 'Jimmy', and Jeri Ryan as Gwendolyn Hayes 'Gwen'.

The synopsis for 'MacGyver' Season 5 reads, "Mac and the team infiltrate a glamorous hotel used as an international hideout for criminals to find a woman with vital information on Codex. However, their target has a new secret identity, including a completely new face." Catch 'MacGyver' Season 5 on December 4, 2020, at 8 pm EST on CBS. You can watch the promo for 'MacGyver' Season 5 below.



 

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