2020s

Know the Cast: ‘Peacemaker’

Peacemaker Cast - Every Performer and Character in the HBO Max Series

The Peacemaker cast features John Cena, Steve Agee and Danielle Brooks. This info article contains minor spoilers for James Gunn’s HBO Max series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Peacemaker picks up after the events of The Suicide Squad. Assassin Christopher Smith leaves a hospital and gets recruited by A.R.G.U.S. (Armed Revolutionaries Governing Under Secrecy). He attempts to bond with colleagues while addressing issues in his personal life. Here’s every main player in Peacemaker.

Peacemaker Cast: John Cena as Christopher Smith aka Peacemaker

Peacemaker Cast - John Cena as Christopher Smith aka Peacemaker

Character Profile: An emotional assassin. He resumes his peacemaking career after being released from a hospital. Chris joins A.R.G.U.S. and tries to impress his skeptical teammates.

Cena’s Resume: A WWE Superstar — Also, Steven in Trainwreck (2015), Agent Burns in Bumblebee (2018), Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad (2021), Ron in Vacation Friends (2021)

Peacemaker Cast: Steve Agee as John Economos

Peacemaker Cast - Steve Agee as John Economos

Character Profile: An A.R.G.U.S. agent. He specializes in tech and tactics. John is the target of beard jokes from Chris.

Agee’s Resume: Steve Myron in The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007-10), Outside Dave in New Girl (2013-18), Dutch in You’re the Worst (2014-19), Isaac in Superstore (2016-21), John Economos in The Suicide Squad (2021)

Peacemaker Cast: Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo

Peacemaker Cast - Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo

Character Profile: An A.R.G.U.S. new recruit. She is the daughter of Amanda Waller (Viola Davis). Leota tries to balance her personal and professional life.

Brooks’ Resume: Tasha ‘Taystee’ Jefferson in Orange Is the New Black (2013-19), Shannon in Master of None (2015-17), Olive Blue/Monica the Crossing Guard in The Angry Birds Movie (2016), Evette Wilkinson in Clemency (2019), Mahalia Jackson in Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia (2021)

Peacemaker Cast: Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith

Peacemaker Cast - Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith

Character Profile: Christopher’s father. He is a racist man who develops high-tech helmets. Auggie is recognized as “The White Dragon” in prison.

Patrick’s Resume: T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Rome in The Marine (2006), Daniel Kiefer in Safe House (2012), Jackson Herveaux in True Blood (2012-14), Herman Baggerly in Perry Mason (2020)

Peacemaker Cast: Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt

Peacemaker Cast - Jennifer Holland as Emilia Harcourt

Character Profile: An A.R.G.U.S. agent. She works as Christopher’s handler and rejects romantic advances. Emilia values work over personal relationships.

Holland’s Resume: Ashley in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009), Nurse Blackwell in American Horror Story (2012), Becky Phillips in Sun Records (2017), Ms. Espenschied in Brightburn (2019), Emilia Harcourt in The Suicide Squad (2021)

Peacemaker Cast: Freddie Stroma as Adrian Chase aka Vigilante

Peacemaker Cast - Freddie Stroma as Adrian Chase aka Vigilante

Character Profile: A Fennel Fields employee who masquerades as an assassin. He is wanted for multiple counts of murder. Adrian aka Vigilante tries to impress Chris aka Peacemaker.

Stroma’s Resume: Cormac McLaggen in the Harry Potter Movie Franchise (2009-11), Luke in Pitch Perfect (2012), Dickon Tarly in Game of Thrones (2016), Prince Friedrich in Bridgerton (2020), Adrian Chase/Vigilante in The Suicide Squad (2021)

Peacemaker Cast: Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn

Peacemaker Cast - Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn

Character Profile: An A.R.G.U.S. agent who leads Project Butterfly. He’s a robotic-like individual who recruits Peacemaker. Chris struggles to acknowledge actual human feelings that he feels when speaking to colleagues.

Iwuji’s Resume: Akoni in John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Zander in The Split (2018-), Dr. Eli Mays in Designated Survivor (2019), Colin Moore in When They See Us (2019), Mingo in The Underground Railroad (2021)

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The Peacemaker cast also includes Lochlyn Munro (Unforgiven, Riverdale), Christopher Heyerdahl (Hell on Wheels, Van Helsing), Elizabeth Ludlow (The Walking Dead, Another Life), Rizwan Manji (The Magicians, Schitt’s Creek) and Lenny Jacobson (Narcos: Mexico, For All Mankind).

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