Know the Cast: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre features Sarah Yarkin, Elsie Fisher and Mark Burnham. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for David Blue Garcia’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre follows a group of Austin millennials who pursue a business opportunity in Harlow, Texas. A food truck chef hopes to begin a new life that will benefit her sister, Lila (a school shooting survivor), but things go wrong when an elderly local dies and her adoptive son seeks revenge. Here’s every main performer and character in Texas Chainsaw Massacre, a direct sequel to Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Sarah Yarkin as Melody

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Sarah Yarkin as Melody

Character Profile: A food truck chef from Austin. She wants to get away from “violence and madness.” Melody hopes to connect with her familial roots in the Harlow area while looking after her traumatized younger sister.

Yarkin’s Resume: Peg in Foursome (2017), Homily Pronstroller in Single Parents (2019-20), Andrea “Dre” Morgan in Happy Death Day 2U (2019), Cass in Eat Brains Love (2019), Libba Swythe in Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Elsie Fisher as Lila

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Elsie Fisher as Lila

Character Profile: Melody’s sister, the survivor of a Stonebrook High school shooting. She is not thrilled about potentially living seven hours away from her friends. Lila reflects about her past and seems ready to move forward with life on her own terms.

Fisher’s Resume: Agnes in Despicable Me (2010), Jamie White in McFarland, USA (2015), Kayla Day in Eighth Grade (2018), Parker in The Addams Family (2019), Joy Wilkes in Castle Rock (2019)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Mark Burnham as Leatherface

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Mark Burnham as Leatherface

Character Profile: A Harlow orphan and the focal villain of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre franchise. He lives with his adoptive mother. When the woman dies, Leatherface lashes out and kills several people in the community.

Burnham’s Resume: Claude Delaney in Sunset Beach (1998), Lenny in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1998), Officer Duke in Wrong Cops (2013), Teddy “Bear” Haynes in Lowlife (2017), Carl Fidlar in Ultrasound (2021)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Jacob Latimore as Dante

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Jacob Latimore as Dante

Character Profile: A food truck chef from Austin. He dreams of creating “Dantopia” in Harlow. Dante aggressively confronts a local woman named Mrs. Mc, thus angering her violent adoptive son.

Latimore’s Resume: James in Vanishing on 7th Street (2010), Jeff in The Maze Runner (2014), Raffi in Collateral Beauty (2016), Fred in Detroit (2017), Emmett Washington in The Chi (2018-21)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Moe Dunford as Richter

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Moe Dunford as Richter

Character Profile: A Harlow contractor. He initially clashes with the group from Austin but then realizes that they hired him for work. Richter demands to see a property deed before collaborating with Dante and his colleagues.

Dunford’s Resume: Aethelwulf in Vikings (2014-18), Patrick Fitzgerald in Patrick’s Day (2014), John Paul Brady in Rosie (2018), Ronan Callahan in The Dig (2018), Detective Sam O’Neill in Dublin Murders (2019)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Olwen Fouéré as Sally Hardesty

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Olwen Fouéré as Sally Hardesty

Character Profile: A survivor of the 1973 chainsaw massacre. She now works as a Texas Ranger. Sally travels to Harlow upon learning about Leatherface’s killing spree.

Fouéré’s Resume: Mary’s Mother in This Must Be the Place (2011), Kathryn in The Survivalist (2015), Theresa Kelly in Beast (2017), Mother Marlene in Mandy (2018), Ciara in Sea Fever (2019)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Jessica Allain as Catherine

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Jessica Allain as Catherine

Character Profile: Dante’s business partner. She meets with his group in Harlow. Jessica states that people appreciate the “wear-down” and history of the community.

Allain’s Resume: British Olympian in Eddie the Eagle (2015), Lisa Walker in Thriller (2018), Head Morrisette in The Honor List (2018), Simone in The Laundromat (2019), Melissa in Archenemy (2020)

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast: Nell Hudson as Ruth

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cast - Nell Hudson as Ruth

Character Profile: Dante’s girlfriend. She wants to have her own art gallery in Harlow. Ruth is present when Leatherface begins his killing spree.

Hudson’s Resume: Laoghaire MacKenzie in Outlander (2014-18), Nancy Skerrett in Victoria (2016-19), Angel in Arrivals (2016), Charlotte Humphreys in Informer (2018), Louise in The Irregulars (2021)

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre cast also includes Alice Krige (Star Trek: First Contact, Gretel & Hansel), William Hope (Aliens, The Whistleblower), Jolyon Coy (The Deep Blue Sea, Beauty and the Beast), Sam Douglas (Eyes Wide Shut, Snatch) and John Larroquette (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Night Court).

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