The Terminal List cast features Chris Pratt, Taylor Kitsch and Constance Wu. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for David DiGilio’s Amazon series. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Terminal List follows a traumatized U.S. Navy Seal named James Reece. After surviving a deadly mission, he returns home and learns that he needs surgery for a brain tumor. The narrative explores James’ attempts to discover the truth about separate but connected familial tragedies. Here’s every main performer and character in The Terminal List, an adaptation of Jack Carr’s 2018 novel.
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The Terminal List Cast: Chris Pratt as James Reece
Character Profile: A Navy Seal sniper and troop commander who suffers from a brain tumor. He investigates a government conspiracy that links to a failed mission. James tracks down his enemies while grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter.
Pratt’s Resume: Bright Abbott in Everwood (2002-06), Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation (2009-15), Peter Quill in the MCU (2014), Owen Grady in the Jurassic World Movie Franchise (2015-), Dan Forester in The Tomorrow War (2021)
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The Terminal List Cast: Taylor Kitsch as Ben Edwards
Character Profile: James’ trusted friend. He’s a CIA agent who investigates a secret Pentagon program. Ben helps James track down several people but also hides a few secrets about his job.
Kitsch’s Resume: Tim Riggins in Friday Night Lights (2006-11), Remy LeBeau in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), John Carter in John Carter (2012), Officer Paul Woodrugh in True Detective (2015), David Koresh in Waco (2018)
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The Terminal List Cast: Constance Wu as Katie Buranek
Character Profile: A reporter for “Voltstreem News.” She befriends James and investigates the U.S. Secretary of Defense. Katie views herself as an authentic journalist and fully immerses herself into a government conspiracy.
Wu’s Resume: Christine in Sound of My Voice (2011), Kathy in Eastsiders (2012-17), Jessica Huang in Fresh Off the Boat (2015-20), Rachel Chu in Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Destiny in Hustlers (2019)
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The Terminal List Cast: Riley Keough as Lauren Reece
Character Profile: James’ wife. She appears in flashback sequences after being killed early in the season. Lauren’s violent death haunts James throughout the series.
Keough’s Resume: Capable in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Krystal in American Honey (2016), Christine Reade in The Girlfriend Experience (2016), Grace in The Lodge (2019), Stefani in Zola (2020)
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The Terminal List Cast: Jeanne Tripplehorn as Lorraine Hartley
Character Profile: The U.S. Secretary of Defense. She cuts resource funding shortly before leaving office. Lorraine tries to manipulate both Katie and James while protecting government secrets.
Tripplehorn’s Resume: Dr. Beth Garner in Basic Instinct (1992), Abby McDeere in The Firm (1993), Helen in Waterworld (1995), Alex Blake in Criminal Minds (2012-14), Sylvia Chamberlain in The Gilded Age (2022)
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The Terminal List Cast: Jai Courtney as Steve Horn
Character Profile: The head of Capstone Industries. He’s a billionare who helps develop a drug called RD-4895. Steve clashes with the Pentagon over budget cuts.
Courtney’s Resume: Jack McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), Eric in Divergent (2014), Kyle Reese in Terminator Genisys (2015), Boomerang in Suicide Squad (2016), Cam Sandford in Stateless (2020)
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The Terminal List Cast: JD Pardo as Tony Layun
Character Profile: An agent for the San Diego Fugitive Task Force. He tracks down James and investigates his backstory. Tony changes his perspective upon learning about a government conspiracy.
Pardo’s Resume: Ryan in A Cinderella Story (2004), Jason Neville/Nate in Revolution (2012-14), Nahuel in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes in Mayans M.C. (2018-), Jack Toretto in F9: The Fast Saga (2021)
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The Terminal List cast also includes Arlo Mertz (Wildling, Mank), LaMonica Garrett (Designated Survivor, 1883), Patrick Schwarzenegger (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, The Staircase), Christina Vidal (See No Evil, The Guilty) and Warren Kole (Shades of Blue, Yellowjackets).
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