Know the Cast: ‘The Mill’

The Mill Cast - Every Actor and Character in the 2023 Hulu Movie

The Mill cast features Lil Rel Howery, Pat Healy and Karen Obilom. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Sean King O’Grady’s 2023 Hulu movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.


The Mill centers on a businessman who wakes up in an open-air prison. As Joe learns the specifics of his bizarre predicament, he receives advice from a fellow prisoner. The narrative follows the main protagonist as he attempts to reunite with his wife. Here’s every actor and character in The Mill.

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The Mill Cast: Lil Rel Howery as Joe

The Mill Cast on Hulu - Lil Rel Howery as Joe

Character Profile: A middle-level manager for Mallard. He wakes up in a mill and sees a shadow version of himself. Joe reaches an epiphany after a violent outburst.

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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The Mill Cast: Pat Healy as Guard

The Mill Cast on Hulu - Pat Healy as Guard

Character Profile: A Mallard employee. He claims to be an executioner who enjoys his job. “Guard” actually has a different position at Mallard.

Healy’s Resume: Phil Geyelin in The Post (2017), Craig Daniels in Cheap Thrills (2013), Michael Dixon in Station 19 (2020-), Jeff in Better Call Saul (2022), Agent John Burger in Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

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The Mill Cast: Karen Obilom as Kate

The Mill Cast on Hulu - Karen Obilom as Kate

Character Profile: Joe’s wife. She is expecting her first child. Kate worries about medical bills.

Obilom’s Resume: Antoinette in Insecure (2018), Zaire Dupre in NCIS: New Orleans (2018), Nia in Games People Play (2019), Roni Evers in Doom Patrol (2020-21), Janelle Strattford in Resort to Love (2021)

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The Mill cast also includes:

  • Patrick Fischler as Neighbor
  • Getchie Argetsinger as Gertrude
  • Jaiden K. Brown as Joe Jr.
  • Blair Wilson as Shadow Joe
  • Aliya F. Robinson as Shadow Kate

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Know the Cast: 'The Mill'
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