Know the Cast & Characters: ‘The Takeover’

The Takeover Cast - Every Actor and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Takeover cast features Holly Mae Brood, Geza Weisz and Frank Lammers. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Annemarie van de Mond’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

The Takeover follows an ethical hacker from Rotterdam. Years after being discovered by her hero, Mel and her team target criminal networks. The storyline explores the protagonist’s attempts to clear her name after she is framed for a murder. Here’s every main actor and character in The Takeover.

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The Takeover Cast: Holly Mae Brood as Mel

The Takeover Cast on Netflix - Holly Mae Brood as Mel

Character Profile: A hacker who targets criminal organizations. She works with a small team and reaches out to her mentor for guidance. Mel finds trouble after hacking a Chinese company.

Brood’s Resume: Faya in Dare (2017), Josefien in Men from Mars (2018), Feline in Vicious (2019), Kelly in Flikken Maastricht (2022), Lilian in Foodies (2022)

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The Takeover Cast: Geza Weisz as Thomas

The Takeover Cast on Netflix - Geza Weisz as Thomas

Character Profile: Mel’s love interest. He gets pulled into a conspiracy. Thomas inadvertently upsets Mel’s closest friends.

Weisz’s Resume: Marco in Verliefd op Ibiza (2013), Wiplala in The Amazing Wiplala (2014), Danny van Langeveld in Bagels & Bubbels (2015), Igor in All Stars & Zonen (2020, Jim in F*ck Love To (2022)

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The Takeover Cast: Frank Lammers as Buddy

The Takeover Cast on Netflix - Frank Lammers as Buddy

Character Profile: Mel’s mentor. He is a tech expert who recruited the protagonist as a teenager. Buddy helps Mel after two men break into her home.

Lammers’ Resume: Kees in Black Book (2006), The Host in D-Railed (2018), Ferry Bouman in Undercover (2019-), Ferry Bouman in Ferry (2021), Kludde in H4Z4RD (2022)

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The Takeover Cast: Susan Radder as Roos

The Takeover Cast on Netflix - Susan Radder as Roos

Character Profile: A Rotterdam detective. She investigates Mel with her work partner. Roos looks through video evidence in order to determine if the protagonist was framed for a murder.

Radder’s Resume: Margriet in Spring (2017), Sanne Stokman in Moordvrouw (2017), Lulu Keizer in Women of the Night (2019-20), Lieke Meijer in Oogappels (2019-), Teuntje Visser in The Forgotten Battle (2021)

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The Takeover Cast: Walid Benmbarek as Idriss

The Takeover Cast on Netflix - Walid Benmbarek as Idriss

Character Profile: Roos’ work partner. He interviews Mel during the first act. Idriss investigates an international conspiracy.

Benmbarek’s Resume: Mohammed Aydin in Goede tijden, slechte tijden (2006-08), Ibrahim El-Bassity in Onderweg naar morgen (2009), Mourad in Brothers (2017), Adil El Haddaoui in Mocro Maffia (2018-), Amir in De luizenmoeder (2019)

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The Takeover cast also includes Noortje Herlaar (The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Zuidas), Lawrence Sheldon (Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, Silencio), Faye Kimmijser, Carly Wijs and Thomas Dudkiewicz.

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