Five new cast additions have been announced for Netflix’s upcoming Harlan Coben thriller The Stranger.
Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley), Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and Jennifer Saunders (Absolutely Fabulous) will star alongside the previously announced Richard Armitage. Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Stephen Rea (The Crying Game) will also join the cast.
Finneran takes a leading role as DS Johanna Griffin in the series, John-Kamen will play the title character – a mysterious stranger who exposes people’s secrets, dropping bombshells that will shatter lives – and Jennifer Saunders will play Heidi, Johanna’s closest friend; an outgoing character who is seeking adventure after her daughter leaves for university.
The cast also includes Shaun Dooley (Ordinary Lies, Broadchurch), Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones), Dervla Kirwan (Strike Back, Silent Witness), and Kadiff Kirwan (Chewing Gum, Black Mirror).
The Stranger is based on the best-selling Harlan Coben novel of the same name and is produced by Red Production Company.