In this post, we’ll talk about the actors and actresses in the horror-drama show Locke & Key. Keep reading until you get to the end for more information.
About Locke & Key
The American fantasy/horror drama TV show Locke & Key was created by Carlton Cuse, Meredith Averill, and Aron Eli Coleite. It is based on the same-named comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodrguez.
It was on Netflix for the first time on February 7, 2020. Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott, Layla De Oliveira, Petrice Jones, and Griffin Gluck are among the actors who play roles in the show.
The show was picked up for a third season in December 2020, before the second season premiered on October 22, 2021. The third season premiered on August 10, 2022. In April 2022, it was said that the third season would be the last one, just as the creators had planned.
Locke & Key Premise
After Rendell Locke is killed by his former student Sam Lesser, his wife Nina decides to move from Seattle to Matheson, Massachusetts, with their three children, Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode, and live in Rendell’s family home, Keyhouse.
The kids soon find out that the house is full of strange keys that can be used in magical ways to open different doors. Soon, they find out that a demonic being is also looking for the keys for its own evil purposes.
Locke & Key Cast and characters
- Darby Stanchfield plays Nina Locke, the head of the Locke family. She and her children move to Keyhouse after her husband dies.
- Connor Jessup plays Tyler Locke, the eldest son of the Locke family.
- Emilia Jones plays Kinsey Locke, who is the middle child and only daughter in the Locke family.
- Jackson Robert Scott plays Bode Locke, the youngest son in the Locke family.
- Patrice Jones played Scot Cavendish in the first two seasons. He was a British student at Matheson Academy, the leader of the Savini Squad, and Kinsey’s love interest. In the third season, he made a few appearances.
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- Layla De Oliveira as Dodge, the town’s “well lady” who turns out to be a demon (season 1, guest appearances in seasons 2 and 3).
- Griffin Gluck plays Gabe, Dodge’s male persona who poses as a student at Matheson Academy in seasons 1 and 2 and as a guest in season 3.
- Aaron Ashmore plays Rendell’s younger brother, Duncan Locke, in Season 2 and in Seasons 1, 2, and 3 when he comes back.
- Hallie Jones plays Jackie’s best friend at Matheson Academy, Eden Hawkins, in season 2 and as a guest in season 3. At the end of the first season, a demon takes over her.
- Brendan Hines played Josh Bennett in seasons 2 and 3, who taught history at Matheson Academy and had a crush on Nina. He also comes from Frederick Gideon’s family.
- Kevin Durand plays Frederick Gideon, a captain in the British Army during the American Revolutionary War who was the first person to find the portal behind the Black Door and be taken over by a demon. He appears in season 3 and comes back for a few episodes in season 2. Eden calls him to Earth as an echo at the end of the second season.
- Ellie Whedon, played by Sherri Saum, is a physical education teacher at Matheson Academy, an old friend of Rendell’s, and one of the former Keepers of the Keys. She appears in season 3, makes a few appearances in season 1, and is a guest in season 2.
- Coby Bird plays Rufus Whedon, Ellie’s adopted son and the groundskeeper at Keyhouse who becomes friends with Bode. He appears in season 3, returns in season 1, and is a guest in season 2. He is really interested in the army and guns.
Locke & Key Release
In December 2019, Netflix said that the show would be available in the US and Canada on February 7, 2020. On January 8, 2020, Netflix put out the show’s official trailer. On February 5, 2020, there was a world premiere in Hollywood, California. On October 22, 2021, the second season came out. On August 10, 2022, the third and last season came out.
Locke & Key Production
At the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, Universal Pictures announced a trilogy of movies. Kurtzman and Orci are expected to be the executive producers. On May 9, 2016, it was said that IDW Entertainment was working on a TV show version of Locke & Key again.
Joe Hill, who wrote the book, was supposed to write the pilot for the show and be the show’s executive producer. Together with Circle of Confusion, the project was being made so that the series could be pitched to cable networks and streaming services.
Keyhouse was built as a set, and it and other scenes that took place inside were filmed at Cinespace Film Studios in Toronto. The second season was shot from September 21, 2020, to April 16, 2021. The filming for the third season started on May 3, 2021, and ended on September 17, 2021.