Know the Cast: ‘Afterlife of the Party’

Afterlife of the Party Cast - 2021 Netflix Movie Starring Victoria Justice

The Afterlife of the Party cast includes Victoria Justice, Midori Francis and Adam Garcia. This info article contains spoilers for the 2021 Netflix movie. Check out the Know the Cast section for more Vague Visages streaming guides.

Afterlife of the Party follows a San Diego party planner named Cassie Garcia. She celebrates her birthday week at “Cassie-palozza’ but then dies after an accident the following morning. The protagonist arrives in Limbo and receives an opportunity to address unresolved conflict with her loved ones. If successful, Cassie can move on to the “Above.” Here’s every main performer and character in Afterlife of the Party, a 2021 Netflix movie directed by Stephen Herek (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure).

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Victoria Justice as Cassie Garcia

Afterlife of the Party Cast - Victoria Justice as Cassie

Character Profile: A 24-year-old party planner in San Diego, California. After celebrating her birthday week at “Cassie-palooza,” she passes away due to an early morning accident. Cassie arrives in the “In-Between” and learns from a guardian angel that she’ll receive an opportunity to help her best friend, mother and father.

Justice’s Resume: Lola Martinez in Zoey 101 (2005-08), Tori Vega in Victorious (2010-13), Jane Harmon in The First Time (2012), Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again (2016), Brooke in Trust (2021)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Midori Francis as Lisa

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Midori Francis as Lisa

Character Profile: Cassie’s roommate, a Natural History Museum employee who researches marsupial fossil teeth. She’s able to communicate with her deceased best friend because of their strong bond. Lisa develops a romance with her neighbor, Max, thanks to Cassie’s assistance as a guardian angel.

Francis’ Resume: April in Ocean’s Eight (2018), Lily in Good Boys (2019), Lanie Bouchard in The Birch (2019), Lily in Dash & Lily (2020), Alicia in The Sex Lives of College Girls (2021)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Robyn Scott as Val

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Robyn Scott as Val

Character Profile: Cassie’s temporary guardian angel who guides her through the afterlife. She wants to look after people through all stages of their time on Earth. Robyn receives a promotion after helping Cassie.

Scott’s Resume: Admiral Rykal in Vagrant Queen (2020), Secretary in The Kissing Booth 2 (2020), Mrs. Eurasia in The Watch (2021), Haroula in Good Life (2021)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Adam Garcia as Howie

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Adam Garcia as Howie

Character Profile: Cassie’s estranged father, a yoga instructor known as “Downward Dad.” He grieves his daughter’s death and can sense her presence. Howie makes amends with his ex-wife who left years prior, and also forms a new relationship because of Cassie’s help.

Garcia’s Resume: Kevin O’Donnell in Coyote Ugly (2000), Jason in Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), Stu in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Moe Berg in Genius (2017), Italian Fan in Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Timothy Renouf as Max

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Timothy Renouf as Max

Character Profile: Cassie and Lisa’s neighbor, a video game composer. He’s a nervous fellow who mostly keeps to himself. Max develops a romance with Lisa and thus becomes better equipped to deal with social anxiety issues.

Renouf’s Resume: Danny Shine in Agatha Raisin (2014), Andre Beaudin in Genius (2018), Myles in Fubar (2018), Freddie in Here Comes Hell (2019), Siegfried Sassoon in The Laureate (2021)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Gloria Garcia as Sofia

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Gloria Garcia as Sofia

Character Profile: Cassie’s mother who left her husband. She sent postcards to her daughter from Europe, and gave birth to another daughter with her second partner. Sofia owns up to her mistakes while Cassie watches as a guardian angel.

Garcia’s Resume: Police Officer Baker in EastEnders (2015), Jakku Defender in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), US Customs Agent in The Infiltrator (2016), IOI Staff in Ready Player One (2018)

Afterlife of the Party Cast: Spencer Sutherland as Koop

Afterlife of the Party Cast on Netflix - Spencer Sutherland as Koop

Character Profile: A pop star who fascinates Cassie. His music is heard throughout the movie. Koop shows up in the final act as a guardian angel and Cassie’s partner in the afterlife.

Sutherland’s Resume: Still the King in Still the King (2017), Lincoln Davis in RomComPods (2020), Lincoln in Vote for Love (2020)


The Afterlife of the Party cast also includes Myfanwy Waring (Dot the I, The Bill), Kiroshan Naidoo (The Banana Splits Movie, The Mauritanian), Adrienne Pearce (Troy: Fall of a City, Deep State), Bianca Oosthuizen (Unsex Me), Atarah Vecchione and Bentley the Dog.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.

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