Yellowjackets: Casting the other adult people

Cheer for your Yellowjackets!


A tiny exhibit about teenager cannibals is having the net by storm. Showtime’s Yellowjackets has amassed massive viewing figures about the class of its 10-episode to start with season and is arms down just one of the very best Tv set shows of 2021. It meshes Lost, Lord of the Flies, Rather Little Liars and that genuine everyday living story about the Uruguayan rugby workforce that crash landed in the Andes Mountains.

The most effective aspect about Yellowjackets is the showrunners truly know what they’re accomplishing. Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson have prepared the complete five seasons. All they need to have now is actors to enjoy the grownup versions of teenager figures most likely coming into upcoming episodes.

Who ought to perform these people? Should really they also be actors from the ’90s? Forged users Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis and Melanie Lynskey have set a trend. We have feelings. Let us talk about below.

Van — Heather Donahue


Listen to us out. Eduardo Sánchez directed the year 1 finale of Yellowjackets. Eduardo Sánchez also directed The Blair Witch Job. What if the grownup variation of Van — sure, Van is invincible and 100 p.c even now alive — is performed by The Blair Witch Project’s Heather Donahue. It doesn’t issue that she reportedly still left performing to turn into a clinical marijuana grower. She appears to be like Van. Performed deal.

Jackie — Elisha Cuthbert


She’s by now performed The Woman Future Door, the virginal splendor hiding one more aspect powering her veneer. Ought to Jackie all over again surface in Shauna’s headspace, this time as her grownup self, then give the position to Elisha Cuthbert.

Laura Lee — Reese Witherspoon


If Jackie’s coming back, then Laura Lee is coming back. This may well be the most wishful of imagining, as nicely as a rather distracting cameo, but Reese Witherspoon has now loudly tweeted how significantly she’s a fan of the show (certain, she’s since deleted that tweet, but we’re not getting that as a undesirable omen).

Lottie — Parker Posey


Wait around, you considered we have been casting similar twins? Now we know Lottie’s grownup counterpart has in essence currently been forged (Shannyn Sossamon is the frontrunner centered on who she follows and who follows her on Instagram, such as the show’s costume designer). But indulge us. Parker Posey may possibly not appear precisely the similar as Courtney Eaton who performs Lottie, but she has the indie ’90s actress magic in spades. If Lottie goes whole-blown villain, then Posey’s convert as Dr. Smith in Netflix’s Dropped In Area is a excellent calling card for actively playing a baddie.