Marvel’s Runaways Cast the Parents and a Vampire Diaries Villain Joins the Party


Marvel's Runaways cast
Annie Wersching

It is time to meet the parental baddies of Marvel’s Runaways cast. As it turns out, two actors were also the former bad guys in their previous TV shows.

Marvel Runaways announced the names of the actors and actresses who would bring to life the comic book characters early this month. Indeed, the praises of Runaways’ comic co-creator Brian K. Vaughn and Marvel TV Joseph Loeb for the talented ensemble bodes well for its TV adaptation on Hulu.

Therefore, it should only be fitting for the Marvel’s Runaways cast to bring in an equally brilliant group to play their parents. Find out who they are and what their roles are.

Marvel’s Runaways cast Welcomes the Pride Parents

Once again, Vaughn praised the Marvel Runaways cast as it revealed the Pride parents. The comments give audiences another reason to watch out for the Hulu series.

“[This series] has enough great actors to support two shows, but I love that this project contains multiple generations of incredible talent all in one story,” Vaughn said.

Apparently, several members of the Marvel Runaways cast Pride parents are no strangers to playing the bad guy on television. Notable mentions include vampire TV series veterans James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Annie Wersching (Vampire Diaries), TV Line reports.

Completing the parental cast are Kevin Weisman (Alias), Brigid Brannagh (Army Wives), Ever Carradine (Major Crimes), Ryan Sands (The Wire), Angel Parker (The People v. O.J. Simpson), Brittany Ishibashi (Emily Owens M.D.), James Yaegashi (Broadway’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s) and Kip Pardue (Ray Donovan).

Meet the Parents and their Children

Marvel’s Runaways cast jock Chase Stein (Gregg Sulkin) is the child of Victor (Marsters) and Janet (Carradine) Stein. Victor is an engineering genius while Janet is a PTA mom who has a brilliant mind as well.

Carolina Dean (Virgina Gardner) is the daughter of Leslie (Wersching) and Frank (Pardue) Dean, who was a former teen star. Frank also had a short-lived career in the movies. Dale (Weisman) and Stacey (Brannagh) are both bioengineers and the parents of purple-haired Gert Yorkes (Ariela Barer). Geoffrey (Sands) and Catherine (Parker) Wilder are the parents of video-gamer Alex Wilder (Rhenzy Feliz).

Tiger mom Tina (Ishibashi) and Robert (Yaegashi) are the parents of troubled Wiccan Nico Minoru (Lyrica Okano). Oddly, the identity of Molly Hernandez’s (Allegra Acosta) parents remain unknown to date, Screen Rant noted.

ALSO READ: Get to Know the Marvel’s Runaways cast and the Characters They Play

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