'The Liberator': Meet Bradley James, Martin Sensmeier and rest of the cast of Netflix's animated World War II series

The four-part World War II series is based on Alex Kershaw's 2013 book of the same name about US Army officer Felix Sparks and the 157th Infantry Regiment from Oklahoma


                            'The Liberator': Meet Bradley James, Martin Sensmeier and rest of the cast of Netflix's animated World War II series
Bradley James and Martin Sensmeier (Getty Images)

'The Liberator' is an animated series that's joining the showcase of Netflix's animations this fall. It is based on Alex Kershaw’s non-fiction novel titled 'The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey' and uses new patent-pending Trioscope Enhanced Hybrid Animation. Season 1 of the series is set to premiere on Veteran's Day 2020 and chronicles the 57th regiment from Sicily to Germany. Here is the cast bringing the animated World War II series to your screens.

Bradley James as Felix Sparks

Actor Bradley James attends the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 17, 2016, in Santa Monica, California (Getty Images)

James is known for his roles as Damien Thorn in 'Damien' (2016), Arthur in 'Merlin' (2008-2012) and Varga in 'Underworld: Blood Wars' (2016). In 2010, the actor was nominated for a Golden Nymph for Outstanding Actor - Drama Series for 'Merlin' (2008). His other works include the TV series 'Children in Need' (2009), 'Fast Girls' (2012), 'Homeland' (2014), 'iZombie' (2015), 'Bounty Hunters' (2017) and 'Medici' (2018-2019).

Martin Sensmeier as Sergeant Samuel Coldfoot

Martin Sensmeier attends Paramount Network's 'Yellowstone' Season 2 Premiere Party at Lombardi House on May 30, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Sensmeier is known for his roles as Red Harvest in 'The Magnificient Seven' (2016), Chip in 'Wind River' (2017), Wanahton in 'Westworld' (2016-2018) and Mohawk in 'Salem' (2014). His recent works include 'Yellowstone' (2019), 'FBI: Most Wanted' (2020) and 'Tell Me Why' (2020).

Jose Miguel Vasquez as Corporal Able Gomez

Vasquez is known for his role as Deputy District Attorney Mateo in 'Brian Banks' (2018), Jose in 'The Walking Dead' (2017-2018), Principal Lopez in 'Cobra Kai' (2019) and the voice of The Local Pedestrian Population in the video game 'Red Dead Redemption II' (2018). His most recent works include 'Three's Complicated' (2019), 'The Passage' (2019), the TV series 'Chambers' (2019), 'Shaft' (2019) and 'Love & Debt' (2019). The actor also has a release titled 'Unarmed Divide' that is listed as completed.

Ross Anderson as Captain Scott

Anderson is known for his roles as Wayne in 'Crawl' (2019), Blackie in 'Unbroken' (2014), Rosse in 'Macbeth' (2015) and Fionn in 'The Silent Storm' (2014). His most recent works include 'Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea' (2018), 'Operation Crucible' (2018), 'Our Ladies' (2019) and 'Des' (2020). He has another release titled 'The King's Man' that is listed as completed.

Billy Breed as Vince Vaccaro

Breed is known for his works in 'Green Book' (2018) and Tanner Adams in 'En Bloc' (2017). His other works include 'Greenlight Theory' (2016), 'A Ghost Named George' (2017) and 'The God Guy Has a Vision of Heaven' (2015). He also plays Dax Hanlan in 'Too Late' (2020), which is currently in post-production.

The rest of the cast includes Finney Cassidy as Michigan, David Elliot as General Robert Frederick, Sam Gittins as Garnett 'Junior' Bullock, Kiowa Gordon as Corporal Kanuna, Bryan Hibbard as Joe Hallowell, Pedro Leandro as Private Garcia and many more.

The synopsis reads: "The four-part World War II animated series (using new patent-pending Trioscope Enhanced Hybrid Animation) is based on Alex Kershaw's 2013 book of the same name about US Army officer Felix Sparks and the 157th Infantry Regiment from Oklahoma that included cowboys, Native Americans and Mexican-Americans as they invaded Italy and freed those at the Dachau concentration camp."

Catch 'The Liberator' on November 11, 2020, on Netflix. Watch the trailer below.



 

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