If you’re a fan of The O.C., especially Seth Cohen, you’ve probably heard about Adam Brody’s new show, StartUp.
The crime series and Brody’s transformation from awkward youngster to gritty and corrupt entrepreneur were instantly hooked by the crime series and viewers were instantly attracted by the crime series and Brody’s transformation from awkward teen to gritty and unscrupulous entrepreneur.
The show, created by Ben Ketai, follows Nick Talman (Brody), a banker who uses filthy money to support a progressive software startup called StartUp and, in the process, makes an alliance with the wrong crowd, including a Miami gang member, a hacker, and a corrupt FBI agent.
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With the rising interest in NFTs and cryptocurrency around the world, the series is a must-see for anybody interested in learning more about the tech sector, with the plot centered on a fictitious digital currency called GenCon.
It’s simple to see why the show has captivated fans just weeks after its Netflix debut. Keep reading to learn more about the StartUp cast.
WHAT DOES ‘STARTUP’ MEAN ON NETFLIX?
The story chronicles the life of Nick Talman, a computer entrepreneur who tries to revive a fake cryptocurrency company called GenCoin by laundering money from his embezzled father, enlisting the help of a hacker and a Miami gang member to keep their plan hidden. When a dishonest FBI agent discovers their deception, the group must decide whether or not losing everything is worth risking their lives.
Its official summary states, “When three unusual business partners incubate their tech idea on the wrong side of the tracks, their fight to develop a company is nothing compared to their fight to stay alive.”
The star-studded cast includes Edi Gathegi, Otmara Marrero, Martin Freeman, and Ron Perlman, as well as Adam Brody (yep, of Seth Cohen’s fame).
GET TO KNOW THE ENTIRE ‘STARTUP’ CAST ON NETFLIX.
Nick Talman (Adam Brody)
Adam Brody (The O.C.) plays morally conflicted banker Nick Talman in Netflix’s Startup. Brody is most known for his role as Seth Cohen in the early-2000s thriller The O.C., but he’s also been in a number of other films, including Derek in Single Parents and Daniel in Ready or Not. Brody married Leighton Meester, who played the scheming Blair Waldorf on Gossip Girl, and they have two daughters.
Ronald Dacey (Edi Gathegi).
Gathegi plays Ronald Dacey in Netflix’s Startup, a Haitian-American gang member who establishes a business deal with Brody’s character Talman in order to do right by his ostracised community and struggling family. Gathegi has also appeared in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Blacklist, and House, in addition to his recurrent role in Startup.
Izzy Morales (Otmara Marrero).
In the series, Marrero plays Izzy Morales, a software entrepreneur who creates the cryptocurrency GenCon. Following her supporting performance in the award-winning short film Yoshua and her appearance as Karen in the 2019 film Clementine, the actress shot to popularity.
Phil Rask, played by Martin Freeman.
Phil Rask, played by Martin Freeman, is a crooked FBI agent whose unresolved conflicts with his father and ex-wife have spilled over into his work. Freeman has a lengthy acting resume, including such as Lester Nygaard in Fargo, Dr. John Watson in Sherlock, and Everett K. Ross in Black Panther.
Wes Chandler (Ron Perlman)
In Netflix’s StartUp, Perlman plays multimillionaire Wes Chandler, a figure who is as unscrupulous as they come. Perlman is most known for his role as Clay Morrow in the cult television series Sons of Anarchy. In addition to the Hellboy franchise and Hand of God, the actor has appeared in several more important works.
Mara Chandler (Addison Timlin).
Timlin is no new to drama series, having played both Wes Chandler’s daughter, Mara, and Brody’s love interest. The actress has previously starred in the films Little Sister, Like Me, and Life-Like, as well as the American comedy-drama Californication.
Rebecca Sroud (Mira Sorvino).
Sorvino plays NSA agent Rebecca Stroud, who is determined to uncover the StartUp team’s misdeeds. While she is most remembered for her Oscar-winning portrayal in Might Aphrodite in 1995, she is arguably best known for her role as Romy White in the 1997 cult classic Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, in which she co-starred with Lisa Kudrow.