The Don’t Make Me Go cast features John Cho, Mia Isaac and Kaya Scodelario. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Hannah Marks’ 2022 Amazon movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Don’t Make Me Go explores the bond between a sick father and his teenage daughter. When Max Park learns about a bone tumor near his brain, he organizes a familial trip to New Orleans for a college reunion. During the journey, the protagonist’s daughter has the time of her life while learning the dark truth about her mother. Here’s every main performer and character in Don’t Make Me Go.
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: John Cho as Max Park
Character Profile: A middle-aged father with a terminal illness. He travels to New Orleans with his daughter and believes that he will die within a year. Max reaches a life-changing epiphany during a fateful road trip.
Cho’s Resume: MILF Guy in American Pie (1999), Harold Lee in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004), Sulu in Star Trek (2009), David Kim in Searching (2018), Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop (2021)
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: Mia Isaac as Wally Park
Character Profile: Max’s teenage daughter. She travels to New Orleans with her father and learns to embrace her individuality. Wally narrates the film and prepares the audience for a big reveal.
Isaac’s Resume: Claire in Lovestruck (2019), Rowan in Not Okay (2022)
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: Kaya Scodelario as Annie
Character Profile: Max’s love interest. She is a teacher who avoids committed relationships. Annie develops a bond with Max upon learning about his health issues.
Scodelario’s Resume: Teresa in The Maze Runner (2014), Carina Smyth in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), Haley in Crawl (2019), Carole Ann Boone in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019), Kat Baker in Spinning Out (2020)
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: Josh Thomson as Guy Connelly
Character Profile: Max’s long-time friend. He first appears at a college reunion party and has a partner named Samuel. Guy offers support to Max during a difficult experience.
Thomson’s Resume: Pigsy in The New Legends of Monkey (2018-20), Satan in Wellington Paranormal (2019-), Bob in Young Rock (2021-22), Dean in Good Grief (2021-), Ben in How to Please a Woman (2022)
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: Otis Dhanji as Glenn
Character Profile: Wally’s love interest. He is a high school student who plans to attend USC. Glenn shows little interest in a committed relationship with Wally.
Dhanji’s Resume: Young Arthur in Aquaman (2018), Iggy in On the Ropes (2018), Tim Hale in The Unlisted (2019), Piers in June Again (2020), Josh in Underbelly: Vanishing Act (2022)
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Don’t Make Me Go Cast: Stefania LaVie Owen as Sandra
Character Profile: Wally’s friend. She takes racy pics and wants to be fashion designer.
Owen’s Resume: Flora Hernandez in The Lovely Bones (2009), Beth in Krampus (2015), Deedee in Coming Through the Rye (2015), Nicole Chance in Chance (2016-17), Bear in Sweet Tooth (2021)
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The Don’t Make Me Go cast also includes Mitchell Hope (Descendants, Let It Snow), Jen Van Epps (The Royal Treatment, One Lane Bridge), Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, Moana), Quentin Warren (The Wilds, Mr. Corman) and Elizabeth Hawthorne (The Frighteners, 30 Days of Night).
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