The Not Okay cast features Zoey Deutch, Mia Isaac and Dylan O’Brien. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Quinn Shephard’s 2022 Hulu movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Not Okay follows a New York City photo editor who aspires to be a famous writer. After a terrorist attack in Paris, Danni Sanders claims that she was present and later uses a well-known teenage activist to build a social media following. The narrative focuses on the protagonist’s attempts to repair her damaged reputation. Here’s every main performer and character in Not Okay.
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Not Okay Cast: Zoey Deutch as Danni
Character Profile: A photo editor at “Depravity.” She lies about attending a writers’ retreat in Paris and then claims that she survived a terrorist attack. Danni creates a social media movement and tries to sustain her ideal lifestyle.
Deutch’s Resume: Juliet Martin in Ringer (2011-12), Samantha Kingston in Before I Fall (2017), Harper in Set It Up (2018), Infinity Jackson in The Politician (2019-20), Madison in Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Umma’
Not Okay Cast: Mia Isaac as Rowan
Character Profile: A school shooting survivor. She is a well-known activist and poet who tries to inspire her generation. Rowan befriends Danni at a group therapy meeting and agrees to collaborate for public events.
Isaac’s Resume: Claire in Lovestruck (2019), Wally Park in Don’t Make Me Go (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Don’t Make Me Go’
Not Okay Cast: Dylan O’Brien as Colin
Character Profile: Danni’s love interest. He is a social media influencer from Maine. Colin speaks with an accent and values his bad boy image.
O’Brien’s Resume: Stiles Stilinski/Nogitsune in Teen Wolf (2011-17), Thomas in The Maze Runner Movie Franchise (2014-18), Mitch Rapp in American Assassin (2017), Bumblebee in Bumblebee (2018), Richie in The Outfit (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Gray Man’
Not Okay Cast: Nadia Alexander as Harper
Character Profile: Danni’s colleague at “Depravity.” She is a gay writer who hopes to attend a retreat. Harper investigates Danni’s Parisian experience.
Alexander’s Resume: Adult Phoebe in The Sinner (2017), Melissa Bowman in Blame (2017), Mina in The Dark (2018), Nadine in Seven Seconds (2018), Sylvia in Servant (2022)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Trading Paint’
Not Okay Cast: Tia Dionne Hodge as Linda
Character Profile: Rowan’s mother. She leads group therapy sessions after surviving a school shooting. Linda befriends Danni before learning the truth about her motivations.
Hodge’s Resume: Amelia Bennett in One Life to Live (2002-09), D.D. Baldwin in Where’s the Love (2015-16), Tamara in The Land of Steady Habits (2018), Wendy Coleman in Steps (2021), Nedra Lewis in FBI: Most Wanted (2022)
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Not Okay Cast: Negin Farsad as Susan
Character Profile: The head of “Depravity.” She initially plans to fire Danni but then offers support. Susan tries to capitalize upon the #IAmNotOkay movement.
Farsad’s Resume: Mina Shamkhali in 3rd Street Blackout (2015), Cecily in High Maintenance (2018-19), Agent Garcia in Emergence (2020), Meredith the Mind Taker in Birdgirl (2021), Roya in All, Alone (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Triple Frontier’
The Not Okay cast also includes Embeth Davidtz (Army of Darkness, The Morning Show), Brennan Brown (The Man in the High Castle, Chicago Med), Karan Soni (Safety Not Guaranteed, Deadpool), Dash Perry (Girls5eva) and Christian Vunipola (SOCiAL, Queenpins).
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