Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Day Shift’

The Day Shift cast features Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco and Natasha Liu Bordizzo. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for J.J. Perry’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Day Shift focuses on a pool cleaner who secretly works as a vampire hunter. When Bud Jablonski learns that his ex-wife plans to move from California to Florida with their daughter, he joins a vampire hunting union and looks for quick payouts that will keep his family together. The narrative follows Bud as numerous people plot against him. Here’s every main performer and character in Day Shift.

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Day Shift Cast: Jamie Foxx as Bud Jablonski

Character Profile: The owner of Valley Pool Services. He works as a freelance vampire hunter and collects fangs to earn money. Bud joins a union and learns that his boss wants him to fail.

Foxx’s Resume: Various in In Living Color (1991-94), Ray Charles in Ray (2004), Max in Collateral (2004), Django in Django Unchained (2012), Art in Project Power (2020)

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Day Shift Cast: Dave Franco as Seth

Character Profile: Bud’s union rep. He tries to verify violations and doesn’t feel ready to work in the field. Seth follows the rules of his job but gets turned into a vampire after a confrontation with an “Uber.”

Franco’s Resume: Director of The Rental (2020) — Also, Eric Molson in 21 Jump Street (2012), Jack Wilder in Now You See Me (2013), Ian in Nerve (2016), Six in 6 Underground (2019)

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Day Shift Cast: Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Heather

Character Profile: An Uber vampire. She was created by a woman with bad intentions. Heather turns on her boss and decides to help Bud.

Bordizzo’s Resume: Deng Yan in The Greatest Showman (2017), Bree in Hotel Mumbai (2018), Helena Wu in The Society (2019), Nova in Guns Akimbo (2019), Julia in The Voyeurs (2021)

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Day Shift Cast: Meagan Good as Jocelyn Jablonski

Character Profile: Bud’s ex-wife. She needs $6,000 for her daughter’s dental bills. Jocelyn puts her home on the real estate market and plans to move to Florida.

Good’s Resume: Kara in Brick (2005), Romy in The Unborn (2009), Mya in Think Like a Man (2012), Kali in Californication (2012), Camille Parks in Harlem (2021-)

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Day Shift Cast: Karla Souza as Audrey San Fernando

Character Profile: A progressive vampire who works for Valley Realty. She gets angry when Bud kills her daughter. Audrey buys property and allows vampires to move in.

Souza’s Resume: Roxana Robledo in Suave patria (2012), Jackie in Instructions Not Included (2013), Bárbara Noble in We Are the Nobles (2013), Laurel Castillo in How to Get Away with Murder (2014-20), Marina in Home Economics (2021-)

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Day Shift Cast: Steve Howey as Mike Nazarian

Character Profile: A Los Angeles vampire hunter. He clears out Glendale with his brother and heads west. Mike spits in the faces of vampires as a strategic tactic.

Howey’s Resume: Weatherby in DOA: Dead or Alive (2006), Stan Helsing in Stan Helsing (2009), Daniel in Bride Wars (2009), Kevin Ball in Shameless (2011-21), Marcus in Something Borrowed (2011)

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Day Shift Cast: Scott Adkins as Diran Nazarian

Character Profile: Mike’s brother. He hopes to capitalize upon Bud’s recon work in Simi Valley. Diran shares everything with his sibling.

Adkins’ Resume: Hector in The Expendables 2 (2012), Victor in American Assassin (2017), Barton Geddes in Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019), Max Cloud in The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud (2020), Nero in Seized (2020)

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Day Shift Cast: Snoop Dogg as Big John Elliott

Character Profile: Bud’s former colleague. He is master vampire hunter who is known as the Black Cowboy. Big John helps Bud land a union day shift job.

Snoop Dogg’s Resume: An Iconic Hip-Hop Recording Artist — Also, Blue in Training Day (2001), Rodney in Baby Boy (2001), Huggy Bear in Starsky & Hutch (2004), Smoove Move in Turbo (2013)

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The Day Shift cast also includes Oliver Masucci (Dark, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore), Eric Lange (Narcos, Brand New Cherry Flavor), Peter Stormare (Fargo, The Brothers Grimm) and Zion Broadnax (Sydney to the Max, Abbott Elementary).

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