'The Guilty' Full Cast List: Meet Jake Gyllenhaal and others from Netflix movie
Jake Gyllenhaal is set to enthrall the audiences once again with his gritty performance in the upcoming movie ‘The Guilty’. The movie revolves around a 911 call operator named Joe Baylor (Jake Gyllenhaal), who receives a mysterious phone call one morning that changes everything for him. Baylor does everything to save the caller but as he talks more and more with the caller, he gets to know that the only way to get out of this situation is to learn the truth.
The movie had its premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and received positive reviews from the critics there. Also, the film is based on the Dutch movie of the same name directed by Gustav Moller. Netflix adds Gyllenhaal as the latest Hollywood A-listers to work with the streaming giant. Other actors like Michael Keaton, Jason Momoa, Will Smith, and Brad Pitt have also worked with the streaming platform in the recent past and enjoyed a lot of success.
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Apart from Gyllenhaal, the movie features a stellar cast who will surely woo the audiences with their performances. So, let’s take a look at the cast of ‘The Guilty’.
Jake Gyllenhaal as Joe Baylor
Gyllenhaal is one of the most versatile actors of this generation and has given many award-worthy performances. But sadly, he is ignored when the awards season comes forward. Born on December 19, 1980, Gyllenhaal is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner, and his sister, Maggie Gyllenhall, is also an actress. He made his film debut in 1991 with a minor role in the comedy-drama ‘City Slickers’.
Since then, the actor is known for his performances in projects such as ‘Donnie Darko’, ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ and ‘Moonlight Mile’. In 2006, he garnered universal praise for his acting in ‘Brokeback Mountain’ and received his first Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category.
Movies such as ‘Zodiac’, ‘Brothers’, ‘Source Code’, ‘Prisoners’, ‘Nighcrawler’, ‘Okja’, ‘Norturnal Animals’, ‘Stronger’ and ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ made him a household name and one of the greatest actors of this generation.
Christina Vidal as Sergeant Denise Wade
Vidal started her acting career in 1993 when she auditioned for a role in the movie ‘Life with Mikey’. She bagged the role and became the first Puerto Rican child actress to play a lead role in an American film. Since then, Vidal has appeared in several films and TV shows. Her most notable role was Taina Maria Morales in the Nickelodeon show ‘Taina’.
In 2003, she starred alongside Lindsay Lohan in the movie ‘Freaky Friday’. On the other hand, she also started her musical career at the same time as well. She sang songs in her projects like ‘Taina’, ‘Freaky Friday’, ‘Chasing Papi’ and ‘Byou’.
Adrian Martinez as Manny
Born on January 20, 1972, Adrian Martinez made his acting debut in 1993 with ‘America’s Most Wanted’ and went on to star in ‘A Perfect Murder’ alongside Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Viggo Mortensen. Meanwhile, he had several cameos in TV shows like ‘The Sopranos’, ‘Sex and the City’, ‘Law & Order’, ‘A Gifted Man’, ‘Gotham’ and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’.
Martinez received positive reviews for his acting in the movie ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ and also had a major role in the David O. Russell movie ‘American Hustle’. On the television side, he was one of the main cast members of ‘The Blacklist: Redemption’.
Ethan Hawke as Sergeant Bill Miller (voice)
Hawke needs no introduction as he has been one of the finest actors of this generation and has been a part of various universally acclaimed movies. The actor received recognition with his role in the movie ‘Dead Poet’s Society’, but he was still searching for his first major acting role. Hawke received universal success with the 1995 movie ‘Before Sunrise’.
Meanwhile, in 2001, he received his first acting nomination at the Academy Awards for ‘Training Day’. He starred alongside Denzel Washington and garnered a Best Supporting Actor nod. In 2004, he returned for the ‘Before’ franchise with ‘Before Sunset’ and received a Best Adapted Screenplay nod at the Oscars. The third and final movie in the ‘Before’ franchise came in 2012. Titled, ‘Before Midnight’, the movie also received a nomination in the same category.
‘Total Recall’, ‘The Purge’, ‘Ten Thousand Saints’, ‘The Magnificent Seven’, ‘Boyhood’, and ‘The Good Lord Bird’ are some of the high-end ventures he has been a part of. He will next be seen in the Marvel series ‘Moon Knight’.
Riley Keough as Emily Lighton (voice)
Riley Keough is one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood right now and is mainly known for her roles in independent movies. At age 15, she began modeling, including appearances at fashion shows for Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Dior, as well as appearing on the cover of Vogue. Keough made her feature film debut at age 20, appearing in a supporting part in the musical biopic ‘The Runaways’ (2010). She subsequently starred in the independent thriller film ‘The Good Doctor’ (2011).
In 2015, she played the role of Capable in George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’.
Meanwhile, she received universal acclaim for her acting on the show ‘The Girlfriend Experience’ in 2016. The actress was nominated at the Golden Globes in the Best Actress (Limited TV Series or TV Movie). In the same year, she garnered more success with the independent movie ‘American Honey’, for which she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress accolade at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Excited for ‘The Guilty’? Watch the Jake Gyllenhaal-starrer exclusively on Netflix on Friday, October 1.