Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Carter’

Carter Cast - Every Main Performer and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Carter cast features Joo Won, Lee Sung-jae and Jeong So-ri. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Byung-gil Jung’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Carter follows a South Korean man who loses his memory during a global pandemic. As Carter Lee learns about his CIA past, he is forced to transport a doctor’s daughter to North Korea. The narrative examines the protagonist’s quest to understand the truth about his former life. Here’s every main performer and character in Carter.

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Carter Cast: Joo Won as Carter Lee

Carter Cast on Netflix - Joo Won as Carter Lee

Character Profile: A former CIA agent known as Michael Bane. He travels to North Korea for a special mission with a bomb in his mouth. Carter believes that his wife died from a deadly virus and hopes to save his sick daughter.

Won’s Resume: Lee Kang To in Bridal Mask (2012), Park Shi Ohn in Good Doctor (2013), Cha Yoo-jin in Tomorrow’s Cantabile (2014), Kim Tae Hyun in Yong Pal (2015), Park Jin Gyeom in Aelliseu (2020)

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Carter Cast: Lee Sung-Jae as Kim Jong-Hyuk

Carter Cast on Netflix - Lee Sung-Jae as Kim Jong-Hyuk

Character Profile: A North Korean Lieutenant General. He betrays a woman who is close to Carter. Jong-hyuk leads a military coup.

Lee’s Resume: Chul-su in Art Museum by the Zoo (1998), Yoo Hyeon-gi in Rascal Sons (2012), Jo Gwan-woong in Guga-ui Seo (2013), Eun Sang-Chul in The Suspicious Housekeeper (2013), Jo Min-ho in Diary of a Prosecutor (2019-20)

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Carter Cast: Jeong So-Ri as Han Jung-Hee

Carter Cast on Netflix - Jeong So-Ri as Han Jung-Hee

Character Profile: A Korean woman who works for the International Labor Department. She offers specific directions to the protagonist and meets with him in North Korea. Jung-hee reveals that she is Carter’s wife.

Jeong’s Resume: Hong-seol in The Spy Gone North (2018), Jiyun in Pachinko (2022)

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Carter Cast: Jung Hae-Kyun as Kim Dong-Gyu

Carter Cast on Netflix - Jung Hae-Kyun as Kim Dong-Gyu

Character Profile: ThDirector of North Korean Relations at NIS. He is accused of infecting pilots during a flight. Dong-gyu is an alleged CIA spy who helps Carter.

Jung’s Resume: Jay in Confession of Murder (2012), Hwang Jae Guk in Healer (2014), Jang-Chun in The Villainess (2017), God of Murder Hell in Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017), Shim Seong San in Navillera (2021)

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Carter Cast: Camilla Belle as Agnes

Carter Cast on Netflix - Camilla Belle as Agnes

Character Profile: An FBI agent. She is Carter’s former lover. Agnes informs the protagonist about his CIA past as Michael Bane.

Belle’s Resume: Rose Slavin in The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005), Jill Johnson in When a Stranger Calls (2006), Evolet in 10,000 BC (2008), Kira Hudson in Push (2009), Melyssa in Dollface (2019)

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The Carter cast also includes Jung Jae-young (Silmido, On the Beach at Night Alone), Kim Bo-min (Drama Special), Mike Colter (Luke Cage, Evil), Byeon Seo-yun (Police University, Hellbound) and Gina Theresa Williamson (Silence).

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