Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Hatching’

Hatching Cast - Every Main Performer and Character in the 2022 Movie

The Hatching cast features Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä and Jani Volanen. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Hanna Bergholm’s 2022 movie on Hulu. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Hatching focuses on an adolescent gymnast named Tinja. When the girl finds a bird egg, she keeps it under her pillow until it hatches. Tinja subsequently forms a bond with a large and mutating creature while dealing with various sources of stress, including her mother’s affair and a gymnastics competition. Here’s every main performer and character in Hatching.

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Hatching Cast: Siiri Solalinna as Tinja/Alli

Hatching Cast - Siiri Solalinna as Tinja/Alli

Character Profile: A young gymnast who seemingly lives an idyllic life with her family. She trains for a competition while looking after a violent creature that hatches from an egg. Tinja’s life spirals out of control as “Alli” mutates to look like her.

Solalinna’s Resume: Movie Debut in Hatching

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Hatching Cast: Sophia Heikkilä as Aiti

Hatching Cast - Sophia Heikkilä as Aiti

Character Profile: Tinja’s mother. She runs a lifestyle blog called “Lovely Everyday Life.” Aiti is married but carries on a romantic relationship with a “special friend.”

Heikkilä’s Resume: Tina Nyholm in Aallonmurtaja (2017), Linda in Idiomatic (2018-19), Lysa Brotherus in Invisible Heroes (2019), Anita Airas in Syke (2020), Twin Girls Mother in Dual (2022)

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Hatching Cast: Jani Volanen as Isa

Hatching Cast - Jani Volanen as Isa

Character Profile: Aiti’s husband. He is a musician who observes his daughter but doesn’t ask questions about her life. Isa believes that his wife’s lover is a “good man.”

Volanen’s Resume: Olli in A Man’s Job (2007), Usko Bergdahl in Karppi (2018), Jaska Lahti in Bullets (2018), Pauli in Dogs Don’t Wear Pants (2019), Asko in Eden (2020)

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Hatching Cast: Reino Nordin as Tero

Hatching Cast - Reino Nordin as Tero

Character Profile: Aiti’s lover. He is a handyman whose wife died during childbirth. Tero has an awkward encounter with Tinja and her secret friend, Alli.

Nordin’s Resume: Jere in Hymypoika (2003), Tommi Turmiola in Vuonna 85 (2013), Sami in Kynsin hampain (2016), Reikki in Rendel: Dark Vengeance (2017), Sasha Nyqvist in Karppi (2018-20)

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The Hatching cast also includes Oiva Ollila (Munkkivuori), Ida Määttänen (Sommarkollo), Saija Lentonen (Sooloilua, Quest for a Heart), Stella Leppikorpi (Super Furball, Syke), Hertta Nieminen (movie debut) and Aada Punakivi (movie debut).

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