The imperfectNetflix’s latest drama just debuted in its first season promising a twisted tale of revenge in which three 20-something-year-olds collide with an evil scientist whose experiments have turned them into beastly creatures.
While the main trio is played by a host of newcomers, the rest of the cast includes actors who have had diverse filmography, including mainstream titles such as Designated Survivor, Arrow, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and even the Australian reality show spin-off RuPaul’s Endurance Race.
Italia Ricci – Designated Survivor (2016-2019)
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As the protagonists chase the evil scientist, The imperfect also has a ‘good doctor’ played by Italia Ricci. Her character, Dr. Sydney Burke, tries to help them achieve their goal as she corrects her past mistakes.
Ricci has already had a leading role in the thriller series Designated survivor. The three season series sees Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, a United States secretary who is unexpectedly promoted to president after everyone in the presidential succession line is killed in an explosion. What follows is an exploration of the protagonist’s chaotic Presidency and the investigation into the explosion that led to this situation. Ricci plays Kirkman’s presidential campaign spokesperson.
Morgan Taylor Campbell – Sadie’s Last Days on Earth (2016)
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The worst power a singer can get is that of a banshee. Morgan Taylor Campbell captures this pain as she plays the lead singer of a band who must give up her musical pursuits after developing super hearing and high decibel vocal power.
Some of Campbell’s film roles include a starring performance in the post-apocalyptic comedy-drama Sadie’s Last Days on Earth. Campbell plays Sadie, a high school girl who believes the world will end. And so, she sets out to cross all of her off her wish list with wishes ranging from learning to cook to kissing a guy.
Rhianna Jagpal – To all the boys: always and forever (2021)
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Rhianna Jagpal is one of the three protagonists of The imperfectas a geneticist who gains powers from succubus to gain control over anyone.
Jagpal was previously seen in a supporting role as Dipti Shaw in the final part of To All The Kids movie. Forever and For Always faces Lara Jean’s college dilemma as she enters her senior year of high school. After a trip from Korea, Lara faces her future choices in college both with and without her recurring love interest Peter Kavinsky.
Iñaki Godoy – Who killed Sara? (2021-2022)
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As an aspiring graphic novel who morphs into a Chupacabra, Iñaki Godoy delivers a lot of promise as one of the show’s stars. His next Netflix project includes a live-action A piece remake with him playing Monkey D. Luffy.
Godoy has already appeared in Mexican Netflix Originals as the mystery thriller Who killed Sara (¿Quién mató to Sara?). The series is about a man wrongly convicted of the murder of his sister and the search for him to clear his name. Everyone is naturally suspected, including the titular victim, Sara’s family and former partners, one of whom is Rodolfo. This is where Godoy comes in as he plays Bruno, Rodolfo’s stepson.
Rhys Nicholson – RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under (2022)
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Australian comedian Rhys Nicholson also joins The imperfect ensemble as the main villain, Dr. Alex Sarkov, the mastermind behind the experimental genetic mutation that leads to the unwanted evolution of the protagonists.
Nicholson is mainly popular for his time as a judge RuPaul Down Under’s endurance race. Nicholson is joined by other quintessentials RuPaul’s Endurance Race judges like RuPaul and Michelle Visage. The Australian spinoff aired in 2021 and has had two seasons so far.
Celina Martin – Level 16 (2018)
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As the story unfolds, it turns out that the Imperfects weren’t the only ones traumatized by Dr. Sarkov’s experiments. Celina Martin plays another of her test subjects who reveals new secrets.
Martin played a similar role in Level 16a film compared with the shades of The Handmaid’s Tale it’s a Black mirror episode. The dystopian thriller is set in an authoritarian boarding school where teenagers are “raised” for a sinister purpose. Digging into more details would mean venturing into spoiler territory, but Level 16 is a really underrated thriller of recent times.
Kyra Zagorsky – I 100 (2014-2020)
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Isabel Finch is one of the more mysterious characters on the show as she tracks down the antagonist scientist for her own reasons. She is portrayed by Kyra Zagorsky, whose previous film credits include Arrow And The 100.
The latter is a popular science fiction drama series from Netflix centered around a hundred teenage delinquents who go wild on a post-apocalyptic Earth to check whether the planet is still habitable or not. On their journey, the young protagonists discover that the survivors have organized themselves into religious and political groups. One such is the Sky People (Skaikru) with Finch’s Kara Cooper as a member serving as a secondary antagonist in Season 5.
Rekha Sharma – Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)
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Support character Dominique Crain is played by Rekha Sharma who has had considerable experience in the sci-fi genre having made appearances in The center, Alien Vs Predator: Requiem And Star Trek: Discovery.
She played scientist Tory Foster in more than 30 episodes of Battlestar Galactica, the cult military science fiction series that was a reimagining of the 1978 series of the same name. Set in the distant future where planets coexist like the Twelve Colonies, the space drama deals with the arrival of an evil alien race and the last resort of humanity to find the legendary thirteenth colony: the Earth. Foster is a refugee from Earth whose knowledge is critical to establishing the so-called “Resurrection” technology.
Ron Selmour – Arrow (2012-2020)
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Character actor Ron Selmour appears in The imperfect as agent Jim Sponson, a law official investigating the bloody mess that the scientist and his experiments have created. Having appeared on several DC TV shows such as Legends of tomorrow And BatwomanSelmour similarly appeared in Arrow.
The superhero show revolving around the adventures of Green Arrow aka Oliver Queen began with several flashbacks in the opening seasons. These flashbacks helped establish Queen’s backstory as he transforms from a spoiled rich brat to a seasoned survivor. While he is stranded on an island, he is eventually imprisoned in a ship called Amazo. Here, The Butcher of Selmour is one of his kidnappers who later also turns out to be the ship’s captain.
Jedidiah Goodacre – Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-2020)
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Jedidah Goodacre plays the recurring character in which PJ The imperfect but “Archieverse” fans would remember him as Dorian Gray The terrifying adventures of Sabrina.
Based on the anti-hero of Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel The portrait of Dorian Gray, Gray’s version of Goodacre retains narcissism and superiority over his good looks. He also houses a gentleman’s room for sorcerers and his loyalty often shifts between Sabrina and the other evil characters. The supernatural comedy drama series instead sees Kiernan Shipka as the titular witch who is trapped between the world of humans and that of witches.
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