Stefania LaVie Owen, who has starred in Netflix’s Messiah and Hulu’s Chance, has joined the cast of Sweet Tooth.
She is a series regular on the upcoming Netflix drama, which is based on the DC Vertigo comic and comes from Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s Team Downey, Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz and Warner Bros. TV.
Owen plays Bear, a teenage, dystopic activist who’s the leader of the Animal Army. Her army of teens leads a moral crusade, fighting against the humans that lead to society’s collapse while protecting all Hybrids.
She is the latest actor to join the series following the arrival of The Flash’s Neil Sandilands, who plays General Steven Abbot, and Dania Ramirez, Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie and Adeel Akhtar. Will Forte has a recurring role, while James Brolin serves as the narrator.
Production on Sweet Tooth is expected to run through to mid-December.