'Werewolves Within' Full Cast List: Meet Sam Richardson and other stars of the horror-comedy
Based on a video game, horror-comedy 'Werewolves Within' is a classic case of whodunnit
For park ranger Flinn, Beaverfield seems like a run-of-the-mill kind of town, until he finds a corpse. Now stuck in a snowstorm, it is up to him to track down not just any killer, but a werewolf! Based on a video game, this horror-comedy is a classic case of whodunnit.
The official synopsis states: "After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger Finn (Sam Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (Milana Vayntrub) must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.'
Sam Richardson is an actor, writer, producer and comedian. Richardson was born on January 12, 1984, in Detroit, where he was raised. His father is African American and his mother is from Ghana. He graduated from the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy and went on to study theater at Wayne State University. At the start of his career, he often performed at the Second City sketch theater group in Detroit and in Chicago, where he came to be known for his impressions.
His works include 'The Fungies', 'Meteor Madness', 'The Mayor's Apprentice', 'Tina Turnip', 'For Keeps', 'Campfire Creepies', 'Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.', 'What Menace Doth the Mailman Deliver!', 'This Man... This Makeover!', 'Tales from the Great Bar Mitzvah War!', 'If Bureaucracy Be... Thy Death!', 'Beware What from Portal Comes!', 'Superintelligence', 'Dream Corp LLC', 'Tricky Ricky', 'Woke', 'Rhymes with Broke' and 'Gig E. Smalls'.
Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub is a Soviet-born American actress, comedian and activist. She was born on born March 8, 1987, in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, to Jewish refugees and she began her career as a child actress after immigrating to the United States. She started acting in Mattel Barbie commercials at the age of five to help her family financially. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of California, San Diego and studied improv comedy with the Upright Citizens Brigade.
She became a household name after being featured in the AT&T commercials as saleswoman Lily Adams from 2013 to 2016. Her works include 'Dad', 'Andan's Run', 'We're Different', 'The End', 'Diane's Secret', 'Is Sniffing Cheating?', 'True Lies', 'Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire', 'Robot Chicken' and 'Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron'.
George William Basil is an actor and producer. Basil grew near Baltimore in Essex. After his family moved to Greece, he stayed and worked briefly as a chef after graduating high school. He later moved to Austin and worked as a bartender and at a pirate radio station.
He then moved to NYC, where he studied at Magnet Theater. His works include 'Retreat', 'Desperados', 'Cube Farm', 'Missing!', 'Hacking', 'On Break', 'Peanut', 'Backsliders', 'Backsliders', 'Babyface' and 'No Activity'.
Sarah Burns is a film, television actress and comedian, known for playing Krista on HBO's 'Enlightened'. Burns was born on July 26, 1981, in Long Island, New York. She often performed improv routines at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City, New York.
She has also acted in films such as 'Slow Learners', 'I Love You, Man', 'Going the Distance' and 'Life as We Know It'. Her other works include 'Bad Vibes', 'Bugbugbug;, 'Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun', 'Treasure', 'Desperados', 'Hot Spot', 'In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning', 'Sarah Mary Chadwick: When Will Death Come' and 'Brutal Realty, Inc.'
Michael Louis Chernus is an actor, best known for his role as Cal Chapman on 'Orange Is the New Black' and as Phineas Mason / Tinkerer in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'. Chernus was born on August 8, 1977, in Rocky River, Ohio.
He graduated from Juilliard School's Drama Division. In 2011, he won a 2011 Obie Award and also received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for his performance in 'In the Wake' at The Public Theater in New York City. His other works include 'Cinema Toast', 'Prodigal Son', 'Evel', 'The Accidental Wolf', 'Monsterland', 'Materna', 'Ramy', 'Tommy' and 'Inez & Doug & Kira'.
Catherine Curtin is an actress, best known for her role as correctional officer Wanda Bell in 'Orange Is the New Black'. Curtin was born and raised in New York City. She is also a Broadway star, having made her debut in 'Six Degrees of Separation.'
She played the title role of Janis Joplin in 'Love, Janis', which earned her a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination. Her movie works include 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close', 'The Wolf of Wall Street', 'Catfight', 'The Light of the Moon', 'Beauty Mark', 'Bad Education' and 'The Half of It'. Her other works include 'Insecure', 'Stranger Things', 'New York Undercover', 'Sex and the City', 'Law & Order', '30 Rock', and 'Homeland'.
Wayne Duvall is an actor known for his works such as 'The Trial of the Chicago 7', 'A Quiet Place Part II' and 'Lincoln.' He was born on May 29, 1958, in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. He graduated from Springbrook High School and later attended the University of Maryland, College Park.
Javier 'Harvey' Guillén is an actor. His most notable role is that of Guillermo de la Cruz on the hit series 'What We Do in the Shadows'. He was born on May 3, 1990, and is the son of Mexican immigrants.
Although his name is Javier, his stage name is Harvey, seeing that while growing up teachers struggled with pronouncing it correctly. He identifies as queer. His other works include 'This Meeting Has Been Ended by Host', 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist', 'It Listens from the Radio', 'Don't Look Deeper', 'The Magicians' and 'Little America'.
Rebecca Henderson is a Canadian actress, best known for her works as Lizzy on 'Russian Doll'. She has also worked on other independent films such as 'Appropriate Behavior' and 'Mickey and the Bear'. She was born in 1980.
Cheyenne David Jackson is an actor, composer and a singer. He has played a wide number of lead roles in Broadway musicals, films and television series. Jackson was born on July 12, 1975, in Spokane, Washington, to David and Sherri Jackson.
A native American and a Vietnam veteran, David named his son after the 1950s Western series Cheyenne. He was raised in Oldtown, Idaho, near the Washington border. He briefly worked as an ad executive at a magazine while pursuing theater roles on the side. His works include 'Call Me Kat', 'Saved by the Bell', 'Julie and the Phantoms', 'Watchmen', The Morning Show', 'Descendants 3', 'American Housewife' and 'American Horror Story'.
Michaela Suzanne Watkins is an actress and comedian. She is known for her works on series such as 'Casual', 'The Unicorn', 'Trophy Wife' and 'Saturday Night Live'. Watkins was born on December 14, 1971, in Syracuse, New York, to former Latin teacher mother Myrna Watkins and Syracuse University mathematician father Mark Watkins.
Watkins attended Moses DeWitt Elementary School and Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She later went to Boston University to study theater and acting. Her other works include 'American Dad!', 'The Wondercabinet', 'Men II Boyz', 'Cheek to Cheek: A Stripper's Story', 'Downtown', 'Stan Smith Is Keanu Reeves as Stanny Utah in Point Break', 'Out with the Old' and 'Close Enough'.
Glenn Fleshler is an actor. He is known for his works such as 'Boardwalk Empire', 'Billions', True Detective' and the 2019 remake of 'Joker'. He was born on September 5, 1968, to a Jewish family. Flesher studied acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Performing Arts and went on to earn an MFA.
'Werewolves Within' will be available via video on demand from July 2. You can stream the movie on Prime Video, Apple TV, IFC Center, Xfinity, DirecTV, Spectrum, Vudu, Google Play and YouTube.