Australia-produced Netflix thriller Clickbait has announced further cast.
Abraham Lim (The Catch), Jessica Collins (Revolution), Ian Meadows (Dead Lucky), Daniel Henshall (Okja), Motell Foster (Foxhole), Jaylin Fletcher (Snowpiercer) and Camaron Engels (Malibu Rescue) have joined the cast.
They join previously-announced cast Zoe Kazan (The Big Sick, Ruby Sparks), Betty Gabriel (Get Out, Counterpart), Adrian Grenier (Entourage, Affairs of State) and Phoenix Raei (Stateless, The Heights).
The 8 part series from Tony Ayres (pictured, The Slap, Nowhere Boys, Wanted), David Heyman (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Harry Potter, Gravity) from NBCUniversal International Studios and Tony Ayres Productions is currently filming in Melbourne. It is created by Tony Ayres and Christian White.
Set in the US, the series explores the ways in which our most dangerous and uncontrolled impulses are fuelled in the age of social media and reveals the ever widening fractures we find between our virtual and real-life personas.
Lim will play Ben Park, a ruthlessly ambitious junior news producer who lives for clicks, likes, and views. Ben is willing to wade into ethically murky waters if it means getting what he wants.
Collins will portray Emma Beesley, a seemingly successful woman seeking spiritual and emotional nourishment. Emma’s well-put-together facade starts to crumble when she’s unwittingly drawn into the Brewer case.
Meadows is Matt Aldin, Nick Brewer’s best buddy and colleague, Matt does his best to support the Brewer family through an unimaginably complex crisis.
Hensall will play Simon Oxley, a traumatized social media moderator who is looking for a way to gain some control over the situation.
Foster will portray Curtis Hamilton, a former colleague of Sophie’s who has a reason to bear a grudge against Nick Brewer.
Fletcher is Kai Brewer, Nick and Sophie’s youngest son who’s naturally athletic, loyal and popular. When his parents are put on trial in the court of public opinion, he doesn’t know what to believe.
Engels will play Ethan Brewer, Nick and Sophie’s eldest son. Effortlessly smart, but when he attempts to become a hero in real life, he quickly learns that his online skills don’t necessarily translate.