The Covenant cast features Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim and Sean Sagar. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Guy Ritchie’s 2023 movie on Amazon. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Covenant takes place in March 2018. When the Taliban attacks the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, an American sergeant recruits a new interpreter. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he nearly dies and vows to protect a loyal comrade. Here’s every actor and character in The Covenant.
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The Covenant Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal as Master Sergeant John Kinley
Character Profile: A U.S. Army master sergeant. He searches for Taliban munitions and explosives sites. John forms an unbreakable bond with an Afghani interpreter.
Gyllenhaal’s Resume: Donnie Darko in Donnie Darko (2001), Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain (2005), Louis Bloom in Nightcrawler (2014), Quentin Beck/Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Danny Sharp in Ambulance (2022)
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The Covenant Cast: Dar Salim as Ahmed
Character Profile: An Afghani interpreter. He is a former mechanic with a brother in the local heroin trade. Ahmed helps the U.S. Army due to his son’s death via the Taliban.
Salim’s Resume: Azzam in The Devil’s Double (2011), Qotho in Game of Thrones (2011), Zaid in Darkland (2017), Mikael in Boys (2022), Malik in Black Crab (2022)
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The Covenant Cast: Sean Sagar as Charlie “Jizzy” Crow
Character Profile: A U.S. Army staff sergeant. He assists John with logistics. Jizzy helps locate an IED facility.
Sagar’s Resume: Monk in Our Girl (2016-20), Skitzer in Blue Story (2019), Mal in The Gentlemen (2019), Robbie in Buffering (2021-), Marco in Fate: The Winx Saga (2021-22)
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The Covenant Cast: Jason Wong as Joshua “JJ” Jung
Character Profile: A U.S. Army staff sergeant. He is a jokester. JJ gets shot while investigating an IED facility.
Wong’s Resume: Weapons Check Enforcer in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Phuc in The Gentlemen (2019), Stevens in The 355 (2022), Dralas in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023), Ming Yuan in Warrior (2023)
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The Covenant Cast: Rhys Yates as Tom “Tom Cat” Hancock
Character Profile: A U.S. Army staff sergeant. He likes to tease his comrades. Tom Cat helps takes down an IED factory.
Yates’ Resume: Julius in Britannia (2017-18), Smiler in The Outlaws (2021-22), Billy Kane in Silent Witness (2021), Kit Hughes in London Kills (2022), Jay Royce in Unforgotten (2023)
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The Covenant Cast: Christian Ochoa Lavernia as Eduardo “Chow Chow” Lopez
Character Profile: A U.S. Army sergeant. He helps John understand Ahmed’s background. Chow Chow gets shot outside an IED factory.
Lavernia’s Resume: Livan Duarte in Pitch (2016), Angel in Bounty Hunters (2017-19), Montoya in Vivo (2021), Danilo in Halo (2022), Amundsen in Silo (2023)
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The Covenant cast also includes:
- Bobby Schofield as Steve Kersher
- Emily Beecham as Caroline Kinley
- Jonny Lee Miller as Colonel Vokes
- Alexander Ludwig as Sergeant Declan O’Brady
- Reza Diako as Haadee
- James Nelson-Joyce as Jack “Jack Jack” Jackson
- Gary Anthony Stennette as Desk Sergeant
- Saboor Sahak as Afghan Man
- Antony Starr as Eddie Parker
- Abbas Fasaei s Pooya
- Hadi Khanjanpour as Edris
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