Stop us, when you feel like you’ve heard of this before, a group of people are dropped into a mysterious island, with no memories..(already? Oh well, guess it isn’t than fresh) Still the show follows ten people who are dropped on a mysterious island with no way out and no memories of who they are or were. All of them star on a trek to get home but then realize the world they were dropped into isn’t as it seems. So, with no way out and the horror of the psychological impact on the people on the island, they need to get out or die.
Sounds simple enough, the show is created by Anthony Salter with executive producer Neil LaBute writing and directing the first episode of the series. All of the science fiction-thriller episodes will be released on Netflix, and the show currently boasts an impressive cast of ten people who are going to be the main cast members of the show with some recurring characters and actors.
Watch: The trailer for the first season The I-Land with its ten starring cast members
Considering most of the cast are not so mainstream, which is by design with the budget for the series currently standing at $14 million and the producer of the series spending about $2 million per episode. Top-billed actors and actresses are not going to come cheap, so there are some fresh faces in the series. Here, check out the list of the cast members of 'I-Land' coming to Netflix.
Kate Bosworth is the top-billed actress in the series with her character in the series being named 'KC' and before she was cast into the I-Land, she worked in numerous other movies such as 'Remember the Titans', '21', 'Straw Dogs', 'Still Alice' and the biggest role of her career coming in the form of 'Lois Lane' in the 2006 movie 'Superman Returns'.
Watch: Kate Bosworth plays Lois Lane in Superman Returns
Born on 2 January 1983, the actress went on to become a model for Calvin Klein, and over the years she managed to amass a net worth of $24 million which came from her movies and her endorsement deals. Kate is currently married to Michael Polish, a director, whom she met on the set of 'Big Sur' and in August 2013 the couple got engaged and on 31 August of the same year, the two got married. The couple is still waiting for the arrival of their first child.
Natalie Martinez made her name by starring in various music videos and also in the movie 'Death Race', starring opposite Jason Statham. Natalie was in the music video of Justin Timberlake’s hit song Senorita, and she also worked with Sean Paul and Pitbull before complete switching her focus to movies and TV shows. Except for 'Fashion House' and 'Saints & Sinners', Natalie never worked in a series for longer than one season. Natalie is playing the character of 'Chase' in I-Land.
Watch: Natalie Martinez in Justin Timberlake's music video for Senorita
Natalie took her first breath in this world on 12 July 1984, and she was raised in Miami, Florida. Though she never managed to get a foothold in Hollywood, still she was able to amass a $4 million net worth with her appearance in movies and TV shows. She was also once romantically involved with one of the actors. Natalie once called Danny Masterson her boyfriend, but the former couple is no longer together.
Ronald Peet is a fresh face when TV or movies are concerned, he played in a handful of movies and TV shows, but I-Land, playing Cooper is the biggest break of his career. The actor is better known for his theatre work with him appearing in a couple of off-Broadway shows. Ronald played over 30 roles in 15 productions during his long career as a theatre actor with The American Shakespeare Center.
The actor is a graduate of NYU’s Tish School of the Arts and I-Land is the first starring job of the up and coming actor.
Kyle Schmid is playing the role of Moses in the upcoming series I-Land, and he is one of the most experienced actors out of the whole bunch. Born on 3 August 1984 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, the 35-year-old actor acted in shows and movies which were mostly Canadian productions. From starting acting at a pretty young age, the actor managed to make a name for himself and his staying power in the industry of movies and TVs is a testament to the actor and his talent.
Most recently Kyle played the main role in the History Channel show ‘Six’ about the Seal Team Six and the show ended after two seasons. He is also set to star in an independent action movie '10 Minutes Gone' which is set for release in 2019.
Kyle loves children, and his Instagram page is full of photos with his niece and also with his dog Maxin.
Gilles Geary is another up, and coming actor hired to play the role of Mason in the I-Land. He was born in Netherland and studied acting in New York in various different conservatories and made a name for himself as a theatre actor. He is also a short film enthusiast, and current is the creator of two short films.
With only seven acting credits to his name so far, Gilles will be looking to make a name for himself in the upcoming series.
Sibylla Deen is playing the character of 'Blair' in the series, and she is another fresh face hired in the series. She did play the character of the tyrant queen Ankhesenamun in 'Tut' and also played 'Nusrat Al-Fayeed' on the hit FX show 'Tyrant'.
Sibella Deen was born in Sydney Australia, and she is of Pakistani descent with a little English mixed in there also. The 'I-Land' is only her fourth career television role, and this is also her second time leading a show as the main character.
Anthony Lee Medina
Anthony Lee Media only started acting in 2013, and since then he’s been part of seven different projects in varying capacities. The acclaimed Starz series 'Flesh and Bone' being his big break and he was cast into the role of 'Donovan' in The I-Land.
Whatever his role on TV though, the actor who was born on 8 April 1989 in Yonkers New York got his major break in the Broadway production of 'Hamilton' where he played the characters of Laurens and Phillip Hamilton.
Born on 14 July 1989 in Washington DC United States, Kota Eberhardt is a model who worked with huge brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch and was also the face of Olay’s ‘Fresh Effects’ campaign.
Though she is a model, she got her first major breakthrough in the movie Dark Phoenix where she played 'Selene Gallio' and her role as 'Taylor' is the first major starring role of her career with The I-Land.
Michelle Veintimilla is the graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, and she’s been in the film industry since 2007. Born on 7 November 1992, her career as an actress started playing smaller roles in TV series, and then she made the jump to movies in 2014 and her latest film, 'Drunk Parent' was released in 2019.
Michelle rose to prominence with her role as the villain in the marginally loved series Gotham, she played Firefly in the series, and she also appeared in another Netflix series, 'Seven Seconds' in 2018. Michelle will play the role of 'Hayden' in the upcoming series 'The I-Land'.
Starring in the main role of 'I Am Number Four' and 'Stormbreaker', Alex Pettyfer rose to prominence at a pretty young age. Born on 10 April 1990, the actor was a movie star before his 16th birthday and tried to capitalize on his fame by leaving school without a degree of any kind. He did go back to school after the allure of Hollywood died down for the actor.
The actor tried to make the best of a career where he was being typecast into familiar roles always, and the actor was disillusioned by Hollywood after a period of time where he needed to take a break from the industry. The actor is finally reinventing himself and playing the characters he wants to play. He is playing the role of Brody in the show 'The I-Land'.
Alex was romantically involved with Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough for a time and they were also engaged, and his castmate Dianna Argon was also his girlfriend for a period of time. Alex also tattooed one of his girlfriend’s name on his body, a small ER on his right wrist, the initials of his then-girlfriend Emma Roberts.
The series sounds pretty interesting, and the reviews are solid for the show. You can stream all the episodes of the show on Netflix; today, the series was released on 12 September 2019.