The Swimming with Sharks cast features Kiernan Shipka, Diane Kruger and Donald Sutherland. This article includes details about the official trailer for Kathleen Robertson’s Roku series. Keep up with the latest industry headlines in Vague Visages’ News section.
Swimming with Sharks explores the complicated relationship between a movie studio intern and her power-hungry boss. When an executive assistant dies at Fountain Pictures, a young woman named Lou receives an opportunity to work for the CEO, Joyce Holt. The two women collaborate as colleagues investigate the intern’s past. Here’s a breakdown of the Swimming with Sharks cast and Swimming with Sharks trailer.
Swimming with Sharks Cast: Kiernan Shipka as Lou
Character Profile: An intern at Fountain Pictures. She aspires to have more tasks beyond “dog watching and lunch orders” in the Swimming with Sharks trailer. Lou earns more power after the death of a colleague.
Shipka’s Resume: Sally Draper in Mad Men (2007-2015), Jodie in Carriers (2009), Marnie in When Marnie Was There (2014), Kat in The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015), Sabrina Spellman in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-20)
Swimming with Sharks Cast: Diane Kruger as Joyce Holt
Character Profile: The Fountain Pictures CEO. She seek money and power while unnerving people with her disposition. Joyce promotes Lou after being implicated in the death of an employee.
Kruger’s Resume: Helen in Troy (2004), Abigail Chase in National Treasure (2004), Bridget von Hammersmark in Inglourious Basterds (2009), Sonya Cross in The Bridge (2013-14), Marie Schmidt in The 355 (2022)
Swimming with Sharks Cast: Donald Sutherland as Redmond
Character Profile: A wealthy businessman. The Swimming with Sharks trailer positions him as either Joyce’s father and/or financier/mentor. Redmond will seemingly alter the power dynamics in The Roku Channel series.
Sutherland’s Resume: John Baxter in Don’t Look Now (1973), Matthew Bennell in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Mr. Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (2005), President Snow in The Hunger Games Movie Franchise (2012-15), Franklin Reinhardt in The Undoing (2020)
The Swimming with Sharks cast also includes Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, A Nightmare on Elm Street), Finn Jones (Game of Thrones, Iron Fist), Ross Butler (13 Reasons Why, Shazam! ), Erika Alexander (Living Single, Get Out) and Gerardo Celasco (Moneyball, How to Get Away with Murder). This article will be updated with full character details when The Roku Channel releases Swimming with Sharks on April 15, 2022.
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