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Under The Bridge cast: Who stars in the Disney+ drama?

Under The Bridge is to make its UK debut but who stars in the Disney+ cast?

Under the bridge disney plus cast drama

Under The Bridge cast: Who stars in the Disney drama? (Image: DISNEY PLUS)

Under The Bridge has almost arrived on Disney+ with subscribers eager to know more about its cast.

The crime drama, based on the book of the same name by author Rebecca Godfrey, delves into the true story of when a 14-year-old teenager was found dead in the 1990s.

The eight-part series was released in the US on Hulu back in April but now it’s time for the show to make its way across the pond.

Who stars in the Disney+ drama Under The Bridge? 

Cam Bentland - Lily Gladstone

Cam Bentland is a detective assigned to the teenager’s murder investigation and despite the police failing her community in the past, she is still determined to bring justice through juridical means.

While trying to crack the case, Cam exposes the horrifying bullying that the victim endured before her death.

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Under the bridge cast disney plus drama

Under The Bridge cast: Who stars in the Disney drama? (Image: DISNEY PLUS)

Actress Lily Gladstone portrayed Mollie Kyle in Martin Scorsese’s crime drama Killers of the Flower Moon and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

She has also previously been in Certain Women, The Unknown Country, Fancy Dance and The Last Manhunt.

Rebecca Godfrey - Riley Keough

The work of the award-winning novelist and journalist Rebecca Godfrey recounts the murder of youngster Reena at the hands of a group of teenage girls and a boy.

The book, which the series is based on, provides a harrowing insight into the minds of those responsible and what triggered them to kill.

In real life, Godfrey sadly passed away in 2022 from lung cancer at the age of 54.

Under the Bridge cast: cam bentland actress lily gladstone

Under the Bridge cast: Cam Bentland is played by actress Lily Gladstone. (Image: DISNEY PLUS)

Godfrey is portrayed by actress Riley Keough who is famously the granddaughter of singing icon Elvis Presley.

She starred in Prime Video’s Daisy Jones and The Six, and has had roles in The Runaways, Magic Mike, as well as the post-apocalyptic film Mad Max: Fury Road.

Reena Virk - Vritika Gupta

Reena Virk is at the heart of the story as she is murdered by her classmates but prior to her death, she endured relentless bullying.

There had been debate over the years on what were the possible motives behind why she was killed, including being targeted due to her race.

Actress Vritika Gupta has been acting since she was seven-years-old, appearing in short films like The Reunion, Let It Slide and American Halloween.

Under the Bridge cast: disney plus release date

Under the Bridge debuts on Wednesday, June 12, on Disney . (Image: DISNEY PLUS)

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Suman Virk - Archie Panjabi 

Suman is Reena’s mum who spent the rest of her life following her daughter’s death, championing anti-bullying in schools.

She died at the age of 58 in 2018 but has reportedly been described as a “kind, caring and open-hearted woman” by criminal justice professionals who were involved in the case.

Actress Archie Panjabi is best known for Bend It Like Beckham, Life On Mars, The Good Wife and Blindspot.

Most recently, she starred opposite Idris Elba in Apple TV+’s plane thriller Hijack which has been renewed for season two.

Other cast members include:

Manjit Virk - Ezra Farouke Khan

Warren Glowatski - Javon Walton

Izzy G - Kelly Ellard

Josephine Bell - Chloe Guidry

Under The Bridge premieres on Wednesday, June 12, on Disney+.

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