The Vacation Friends 2 cast features Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and John Cena. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Clay Tarver’s 2023 Hulu movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Vacation Friends 2 takes place at a Caribbean resort. As Marcus prepares for a business opportunity, he worries about a couple ruining his plans. The narrative follows the main protagonist and his wife as they try to have fun while reuniting with zany acquaintances. Here’s every actor and character in Vacation Friends 2, a sequel to the 2021 movie Vacation Friends.
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: Lil Rel Howery as Marcus
Character Profile: The owner of a construction company. He is an entrepreneur who feels “ready to float.” Marcus worries about ruining a business opportunity.
Howery’s Resume: Bobby Carmichael in The Carmichael Show (2015-17), Rod Williams in Get Out (2017), Reggie in Tag (2018), Charlie in Bird Box (2018), Marcus in Vacation Friends (2021)
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: Yvonne Orji as Emily
Character Profile: Marcus’ wife. She works in finance. Emily tries to get pregnant.
Orji’s Resume: Molly Carter in Insecure (2016-20), Stacy in Jane the Virgin (2017), Maya in Night School (2018), Agent Rosetti in Spontaneous (2020), Emily in Vacation Friends (2021)
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: John Cena as Ron
Character Profile: A park ranger. He is a military veteran. Ron’s behavior worries Marcus.
Cena’s Resume: A WWE Superstar — Also, Steven in Trainwreck (2015), Agent Burns in Bumblebee (2018), Peacemaker in The Suicide Squad (2021), Ron in Vacation Friends (2021)
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: Meredith Hagner as Kyla
Character Profile: Ron’s wife. She is a sculptor and a prankster. Kyla recently gave birth to her first child.
Hagner’s Resume: Liberty Ciccone in As the World Turns (2006-10), Amy in Men at Work (2012-14), Libby in Royal Pains (2009-16), Portia Davenport in Search Party (2016-), Kyla in Vacation Friends (2021)
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: Steve Buscemi as Reese Hackford
Character Profile: Kyla’s father. He is a salesman who was “released” from prison. Reese clashes with Ron.
Buscemi’s Resume: Mr. Pink in Reservoir Dogs (1992), Carl Showalter in Fargo (1996), Seymour in Ghost World (2001), Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in Boardwalk Empire (2010-14), Nikita Khrushchev in The Death of Stalin (2017)
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Vacation Friends 2 Cast: Carlos Santos as Maurillio
Character Profile: A hotel manager. He is Marcus and Emily’s guest of honor. Maurillio pretends to be a drug lord.
Santos’ Resume: Server in 2 Broke Girls (2016), Paco in The Last Man on Earth (2018), Chris Morales in Gentefied (2020-21), Maurillio in Vacation Friends (2021), Ryan in Primo (2023)
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The Vacation Friends 2 cast also includes:
- Ronny Chieng as Yeon
- Arnold Y. Kim as Goe
- Jamie Hector as Warren
- Lovensky Jean-Baptiste as Jerome
- Julee Cerda as Mrs. Kim
- Hugh Moore as Zeke
- T. Love as Fred
- Kevin Yamada as Minion
- Brandon St. Clair as Beasley
- Mariana Novak as Female Traveler
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