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Did you think the stars of A Family Affair looked familiar? Here’s where you’ve seen the cast before

Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron in “A Family Affair”

Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron in “A Family Affair” Aaron Epstein/Netflix

In case you haven’t noticed, after the popularity of films like The idea of ​​you And Mother of the brideNowadays we are all interested in romantic films that focus on mothers.

The latest addition to this emerging subgenre is A Family Affair (which originally had a very NSFW title) with Zac Efron as movie star Chris Cole and Nicole Kidman as Brooke, a writer and widowed mother.

The new Netflix In the original, the A-list celebrities play a passionate couple, much to the dismay of Joey King‘s character Zara, who is both the daughter of Brooke and the downtrodden personal assistant to Chris.

In addition to the big Hollywood stars, the film also features many familiar faces that you have probably seen on the big screen before.

We would like to refresh your memory …

Joey King

Joey King in A Family Affair (left) and The Act (rightJoey King in A Family Affair (left) and The Act (right

Joey King in A Family Affair (left) and The Act (right Netflix/Brownie Harris/Hulu/Kobal/Shutterstock

Joey King has been acting in major Hollywood films since she was a child and has appeared in the modern horror classics The Conjuring and Crazy, Stupid, Love. Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and more.

But in recent years she has become known mainly for roles such as the Kissing Booth films (and even went with co-star Jacob Elordi) and action thriller Bullet Train with Brad Pitt And Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

She also underwent a complete physical transformation – including a bald head – to play Gypsy Rose Blanchard in The Act alongside Patricia Arquette.

This year she played the role of Halina Kurc in the eight-part historical drama “We Were the Lucky Ones”.

Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates in A Family Affair (left) and Misery (right)Kathy Bates in A Family Affair (left) and Misery (right)

Kathy Bates in A Family Affair (left) and Misery (right) Netflix/Castle Rock/Columbia/Kobal/Shutterstock

Kathy Batesan absolute screen legend, plays Brooke’s mother-in-law and Zara’s wise grandmother in “A Family Affair”.

She is best known for her Oscar-Winner role in the 1990 Stephen King Adaptation of “Misery,” in which she played an obsessed follower of an author who must be nursed back to health after a serious car accident.

However, she also delivered Oscar-nominated performances in With a Vengeance, About Schmidt, and Richard Jewell. Other roles you’ve probably seen her in include Titanic, Dolores Claiborne, and Revolutionary War.

The actor also has an impressive TV career, in which he has appeared in a number of American Horror Story Characters from 2013 to 2018, along with guest appearances as Sabre boss Jo Bennett in the US remake of The office and played the role of Joan Blondell in Feud: Bette and Joan.

Lisa Koshy

Liza Koshy in A Family Affair (left) and Work It (right)Liza Koshy in A Family Affair (left) and Work It (right)

Liza Koshy in A Family Affair (left) and Work It (right) Brendan A Zwelling/Netflix/Kobal/Shutterstock

Long-time Internet kids will remember that Lisa Koshy After an acting career in Hollywood (in which she now plays the role of her best friend Eugenie in A Family Affair), she became famous on the short video platform Vine and started a Youtube for vlog-style videos and sketches, where she has since amassed 16.8 million subscribers.

Since then, she has played roles in the Netflix original series Players and the 2020 musical comedy Work It alongside the pop star of the moment. Sabrina Carpenter.

From 2018 to 2021, she also starred in her own comedy series, “Liza On Demand,” about a woman chaotically juggling multiple jobs in the gig economy.

Last year, you may have also heard her voice Arcee in Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts.

Ian Gregg

Ian Gregg in A Family Affair (left) and Ozark (right)Ian Gregg in A Family Affair (left) and Ozark (right)

Ian Gregg in A Family Affair (left) and Ozark (right) Netflix

Ian Gregg plays Malcolm, Eugenie’s boyfriend with whom she has relationship problems, in the new Netflix film.

Before “A Family Affair,” he had a number of smaller roles in major projects, including “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier,” “Zombieland: Double Tap,” and “Bad Neighbors 2.”

He also had TV roles in Outer Banks, the medical series The Resident, season two of Ozarks and the musical Draa Nashville.

Sherry Cola

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Sherry Cola in good trouble Richard Cartwright via Getty Images

Sherry Cola plays an aspiring writer and another friend of Eugenie named Stella Poms in “A Family Affair”.

Before that, she was best known for her role as Alice Kwan in the US drama Good Trouble, along with her role as Lola in the 2023 all-star comedy Joy Ride, in which Emily in Paris“Ashley Park and Everything everywhere at once Star Stephanie Hsu.

Her His other TV appearances include Claws, Grey Area and We Need To Talk About America.

Olivia Macklin

Olivia Macklin in “The Young Pope”Olivia Macklin in “The Young Pope”

Olivia Macklin in “The Young Pope” HBO

Olivia Macklin briefly plays Chris’ girlfriend Ashley at the beginning of “A Family Affair” (before she is quickly dumped).

You may know her from her role as Madre in The Young Pope with Jude Lawalong with roles in television series such as Pretty Smart, Filthy Rich and La To Vegas.

Zele Avradopoulos

Zele Avradopoulos in A Family Affair (left) and Ordinary People (right)Zele Avradopoulos in A Family Affair (left) and Ordinary Joe (right)

Zele Avradopoulos in A Family Affair (left) and Ordinary People (right) Instagram/Zele Avradopoulos/Netflix/NBC/Getty

Zele Avradopoulos plays Chris’ tired maidMila in “A Family Affair”.

Previously, she appeared in an episode of the acclaimed A man in full with Jeff Danielsand her other TV credits include The Other Black Girl, Sweet Magnolias, NCIS: New Orleans, Ordinary Joe and even an episode of Stranger Thingsin which she played a volunteer in the fourth season finale.

Her short film roles include “Paul Smith,” “Mall of Cops,” “Hillbilly Elegy,” and “The Conjuring.”

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