2020s

Know the Cast & Characters: ‘Secret Headquarters’

The Secret Headquarters cast features Owen Wilson, Michael Peña and Walker Scobell. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman’s 2022 Paramount+ movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Secret Headquarters explores the relationship between a superhero and his adolescent son. When Charlie Kincaid learns the truth about his father’s job, he finds a secret lair with a group of a friends. The narrative follows Charlie and company as they try to prevent a business mogul from acquiring a supernatural orb. Here’s every main performer and character in Secret Headquarters.

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Owen Wilson as Jack

Character Profile: An IT specialist who secretly works as a superhero called The Guard. He worries about a failed marriage, and constantly disappoints his adolescent son. Jack wears a fanny pack and protects an orb that he found 10 years prior during an alien encounter.

Wilson’s Resume: Dignan in Bottle Rocket (1996), Eli Cash in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), John Beckwith in Wedding Crashers (2005), Lightning McQueen in Cars (2006), Charlie Gilbert in Marry Me (2022)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Michael Peña as Argon

Character Profile: The CEO of Aragon Industries. He is upset about his business being negatively impacted by The Guard. Argon assembles a tactical team and tries to find a powerful orb.

Peña’s Resume: Daniel in Crash (2004), Nick Memphis in Shooter (2007), Mike Zavala in End of Watch (2012), Paco Hernandez/Sheik Abdullah in American Hustle (2013), Enrique “Kiki” Camarena in Narcos: Mexico (2018-20)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Walker Scobell as Charlie Kincaid

Character Profile: Jack’s son. He has a crush on a classmate named Maya and gives a school presentation about The Guard. Charlie tries to better understand his father upon learning about his true identity.

Scobell’s Resume: The Adam Project (2022)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Jesse Williams as Irons

Character Profile: A captain for the U.S. Air Force. In the past, he and Jack witnessed an alien craft in a forest. Irons works for Argon and has a vision about the orb’s potential.

Williams’ Resume: Leo in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), Dr. Jackson Avery in Grey’s Anatomy (2009-), Eddie Quinlan in Brooklyn’s Finest (2009), Holden in The Cabin in the Woods (2011), Joe Ryan in Little Fires Everywhere (2020)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Keith L. Williams as Berger

Character Profile: Charlie’s friend. He pursues a romance with a female classmate while hanging out with his brother. Berger keeps a supernatural orb in his school locker.

Williams’ Resume: Kermit in The Goldbergs (2015), Rodney in Teachers (2016-18), Jasper in The Last Man on Earth (2017-18), Lucas in Good Boys (2019), Martin Taylor in The Astronauts (2020-21)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Momona Tamada as Maya

Character Profile: Charlie’s friend and love interest. She is a transfer student who stays off social media. Maya enjoys lock picking and Norwegian death metal.

Tamada’s Resume: Young The Female in The Boys (2019), Kazu’s Great-Granddaughter in The Terror (2019), Claudia Kishi in The Baby-Sitters Club (2020-21), Young Lara Jean in To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020), Babysitter from Japan in A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)

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Secret Headquarters Cast: Charles Melton as Hawaii

Character Profile: A member of Aragon’s tactical team. He appreciates Jack’s feng shui and doesn’t want to hurt any children. Hawaii provides comic relief during the majority of the film.

Melton’s Resume: Mr. Wu in American Horror Story (2015-16), Reggie Mantle in Riverdale (2017-), Daniel Jae Ho Bae in The Sun Is Also a Star (2019), Rafe in Bad Boys for Life (2020), Chris in Heart of Champions (2021)

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The Secret Headquarters cast also includes Abby James Witherspoon (Hot Pursuit, A Unicorn for Christmas), Kezii Curtis (Dolemite Is My Name, Charm City Kings), Jessie Mueller (The Post, Candy), Dustin Ingram (Watchmen, Good Trouble) and Levy Tran (Shameless, MacGyver).

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