Netflix has a lot of great comedies available for streaming. But what separates this newest film, The Bubble is this cast and crew. The film is directed by the veteran comic director Judd Apatow. Judd has made exceptionally great and highly successful films like This is 40 and The 40-year-old Virgin.
Apart from a great director, the film has an amazing star lineup. We are sure that even though you may not know all of the cast members by name, you have seen them before. So let’s help you recall these actors’ previous yet equally iconic roles.
The Bubble cast and where have we seen them before
Pedro Pascal – The Mandalorian
Probably the most successful out of all the cast members Pedro plays the role of the lonely bounty hunter in The Mandalorian. Since The Force Awakens relaunched the Star Wars series, the most successful Star Wars production has been The Mandalorian.
The show not only received immense love from fans but also gave Pedro an entry into the DC universe where he played Maxwell Lord in the second Wonder Woman film.
Karen Gillan – Doctor Who
If you do not recognize Karren that is because it might be the first time you are seeing her without all the blue prosthetic makeup which covers her in the MCU. She plays the role of the daughter of Thanos and was introduced in the first Guardians of the Galaxy film.
However, Gillan’s first notable screen role was as Amy Pond, the Eleventh companion in Doctor Who. Over the course of two and a half seasons, she accompanied Matt Smith‘s Doctor on various adventures. You must have seen Karren in the two new Jumanji movies as Ruby Roundhouse.
Iris Apatow – This Is 40
Iris Apatow, the daughter of filmmaker Judd Apatow, is just 19 years old, yet she’s already been in a number of well-known films in her brief career. She portrays the daughter of the long-married pair Pete and Debbie in This Is 40, as they struggle with turning 40.
Iris Apatow’s character Krystal Kris, a TikTok celebrity engaged in the imaginary movie’s development. She is given far more to do in The Bubble than she has been given in her previous parts.
Leslie Mann – The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Leslie Mann, the wife of filmmaker Judd Apatow. She has been in several of his greatest films, including The 40-Year-Old Virgin, for which he is undoubtedly best known.
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Keegan Michael-Key – Key & Peele
Keegan Michael-Key plays Sean Knox, one of the performers in The Bubble‘s fake movie, and is best known for his comic relationship with Jordan Peele on the comedy sketch program Key & Peele.
Key & Peele is one of the most well-known and popular sketch series in recent memory. And both comedians have had tremendously successful careers as a result of the show’s success. Peele went on to win an Academy Award for Get Out, his critically acclaimed directorial debut.
Fred Armisen – Big Mouth
Fred Armisen, a veteran comedian, has acted in various films and television shows, but his most popular effort is likely Netflix’s Big Mouth. The program follows Andrew, an adolescent boy voiced by John Mulaney, as he navigates puberty’s numerous challenges.
Armisen portrays Elliot Birch, a supporting character on the program. He is the patriarch of the Birch family and a doctor.
David Duchovny – The X-Files
The X-Files was one of the most popular and well-loved long-running science fiction television programs, and Duchovny starred as Fox Mulder, one of the major protagonists.
Kate McKinnon – Ghostbusters (2016)
Kate McKinnon portrays Jillian Holtzmann, one of the titular ghost-hunters, in the female-led remake of the Ghostbusters franchise.
Even though the film had a mixed reception. There is a general opinion that all four major actresses did an excellent job of bringing their characters to life with unique personalities.
The Bubble is currently streaming on Netflix.
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