Know the Cast: ‘Trading Paint’

The Trading Paint cast features John Travolta, Shania Twain and Toby Sebastian. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Karzan Kader’s 2019 movie on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Trading Paint follows a racing legend named Sam Munroe. As the widower protagonist begins a new relationship, his son lashes out and joins a rival team. The storyline explores Sam’s attempts to move on from past mistakes. Here’s every main performer and character in Trading Paint.

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Trading Paint Cast: John Travolta as Sam Munroe

Character Profile: An Alabama dirt bike legend. He tries to earn money for a familial racing business. Sam clashes with his son while thinking about his late wife.

Travolta’s Resume: Vinnie Barbarino in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975-79), Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever (1977), Danny in Grease (1978), Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction (1994), Chili Palmer in Get Shorty (1995)

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Trading Paint Cast: Shania Twain as Becca

Character Profile: Sam’s love interest. She is a divorced woman who teaches at a local school. Becca helps Sam resolve issues with his son.

Twain’s Resume: A Pop Music Icon — Also: Shania Twain in I Heart Huckabees (2004), Also, Teri in I Still Believe (2020)

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Trading Paint Cast: Toby Sebastian as Cam Munroe

Character Profile: Sam’s son. He agrees to race for a wealthy rival. Cam clashes with his father while trying to maintain a healthy relationship with his wife.

Sebastian’s Resume: Trystane Martell in Game of Thrones (2015-16), Cash Fenton in Barely Lethal (2015), Amos in The Music of Silence (2017), Bertie in The Secret (2018), Vlad Dagmarov in I’ll Find You (2019)

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Trading Paint Cast: Rosabell Laurenti Sellers as Cindy

Character Profile: Cam’s wife. She bonds with Sam while looking after her husband’s best interests.

Sellers’ Resume: Erin in The Whistleblower (2010), Camilla in Balancing Act (2012), Layla in Out of the Blue (2013), Tyene Sand in Game of Thrones (2015-17), Nora Berger in Spides (2020)

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Trading Paint Cast: Michael Madsen as Linsky

Character Profile: A Munro family nemesis known as “Lead Foot.” He runs a popular racing team. Linsky recruits Cam and asks him to crash into Sam during a race.

Madsen’s Resume: Tom Baker in The Doors (1991), Mr. Blonde/Vic in Reservoir Dogs (1992), Preston Lennox in Species (1995), Budd in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Joe Gage in The Hateful Eight (2015)

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Trading Paint Cast: Kevin Dunn as Stumpy

Character Profile: Sam’s longtime friend. He lost a leg during a 1977 accident. Stumpy helps Sam by trading a ‘51 Panhead motor.

Dunn’s Resume: Ron Witwicky in Transformers (2007), Principal Zito in Warrior (2011), Ben Cafferty in Veep (2013–19), Nathan Rey in City on a Hill (2019), Gene in God’s Favorite Idiot (2022)

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The Trading Paint cast also includes Joy Libardoni (Cado dalle nubiFinding Steve McQueen), Lynn Phillips (movie debut), Margaret Bowman (No Country for Old Men, Hell or High Water), Red Farmer (movie debut) and Chase Reaves (movie debut).

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