Netflix’s The Guilty was released on October 1st, 2021, digitally on Netflix and was an enormous success. This film is a one-man show by Jake Gyllenhaal, but it is not. In addition, several stars’ vocal performances steal the show.
The story develops around a man named Joe Baylor, who is a police officer. However, he is working as a 911 dispatcher as he awaits the court hearing. Working on a night shift, he receives a call from a supposedly kidnapped woman.
Jake Gyllenhaal isn’t the big name in the film The Guilty, he is just physically present in front of the screen. There are many other big actors whose voice roles are there. If you cannot recognize them, we got you covered.
Jake Gyllenhaal as Joe Baylor
Gyllenhaal has done some amazing work, and fans know him from October Sky, Nightcrawler, Nocturnal Animals, and Spider-Man: Far From Home. With his acting in The Guilty, he makes sure the fans stick to their screens. The film was a rush of adrenaline, and Jake ensured that the anger, righteousness, and guilt are ever-present.
Why did nobody tell me how awesome The Guilty on Netflix was? Just watched it and I thought it was great. Jake Gyllenhaal is FANTASTIC. pic.twitter.com/2O4MTxtrfm
— Gavin || Nerd Shuttle (@gavintogo) October 15, 2021
Riley Keough as Emily Lighton
Riley Keough has received praise for films like Logan Lucky, American Honey, The Lodge, and Zola. In Guilty, she voiced Emily, the girl who has been kidnapped. Her voiceover has fans feel pity and sympathy.
Peter Sarsgaard as Henry Fisher
Hollywood veteran Peter Sarsgaard voiced the character of Emily’s ex-husband, Henry Fisher. Sarsgaard has always excelled at intense roles. He will next appear in DC comic adaptation, The Batman.
Eli Goree as Rick
Eli Goree voices Rick, Joe’s partner, who is willing to take the risk for Joe. In a true sense, he is the one who helps Baylor get to the bottom of what’s actually happening.
Ethan Hawke as Sergeant Bill Miller
Ethan Hawke, who has appeared in films like Boyhood, Sinister, and Before Sunrise trilogy, voiced the character of Bill Miller, Joe’s sergeant. But, his voice was unrecognizable to fans.
David Castañeda as Officer Tim Gerachi
David Castaneda of The Umbrella Academy fame voiced the character of Officer Tim. He is one of the most disturbing voices Joe had to deal with that night.