The Curse cast features Emma Stone, Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie’s Showtime series on Paramount+. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Curse explores the relationship between two reality TV producers. As Whitney and her husband Asher shoot a pilot for HGTV, they encounter some odd production problems. The narrative follows the main protagonists as they deal with a supposed spell while trying to have a baby. Here’s every actor and character in The Curse.
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The Curse Cast: Emma Stone as Whitney Siegel
Character Profile: A reality TV host. She is a Jewish woman who films an HGTV pilot for “Flipanthrophy.” Whitney addresses issues involving her “slum lord” parents.
Stone’s Resume: Olive in Easy A (2010), Skeeter Phelan in The Help (2011), Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), Mia in La La Land (2016), Bella Baxter in Poor Things (2023)
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The Curse Cast: Nathan Fielder as Asher Siegel
Character Profile: Whitney’s self-aware husband. He is a former employee of the Whistling River Casino. Asher gets cursed by a young girl.
Fielder’s Resume: Dan Hyannis in Pretend Time (2011), Nathan Fielder in Nathan for You (2013-17), Seth in Transparent (2016), Justin in Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2021), Nathan Fielder in The Rehearsal (2022)
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The Curse Cast: Benny Safdie as Dougie Schecter
Character Profile: A reality TV producer. He is a sketchy individual who prioritizes money over ethics. Dougie pretends to be a successful businessman.
Safdie’s Resume: Co-Director of Good Time (2017) and Uncut Gems (2019) — Also, Nick Nikas in Good Time, Chris in Pieces of a Woman (2020), Joel Wachs in Licorice Pizza (2021)
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The Curse cast also includes:
- Oscar Avila as Remi
- Samantha Ashley as Tonya
- Tessa Mentus as Monica Perez
- Alexander Poncio as Vic
- GiGi Erneta as Martha
- Doug Montoya as Jeff Robinson
- Constance Shulman as Elizabeth
- Gary Farmer as James Toledo
- Marcus LaVoi as Wandall
- Nizhonniya Austin as Cara Durand
- Christopher D. Calderon as Fernando
- Sidni as Luisa
- Barkhad Abdi as Abshir
- Corbin Bernsen as Paul
- David DeLao as Bill
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