Former American Vandal star Griffin Gluck is set as a series regular and Steven Williams (The Chi, The Leftovers) will recur in Locke & Key, Netflix’s series adaptation of Joe Hill’s comic, from Hill, Carlton Cuse and IDW Entertainment
Locke & Key is a horror/fantasy series that revolves around siblings Kinsey, Tyler and Bode (Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup, Jackson Robert Scott) who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Massachusetts only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.
Gluck will play Gabe, a new boarding student at Matheson Academy who befriends Kinsey Locke. Williams will recur as Joe Ridgeway an esteemed teacher at Matheson Academy who connects with the newly arrived Locke family.
The Netflix series was created by Hill and developed by Cuse, Aron Eli Coleite and Meredith Averill; the new first episode is written by Hill and Coleite; Cuse and Averill will serve as showrunners.
Gluck is at the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of Big Time Adolescence in which he stars alongside Pete Davidson and Sydney Sweeney, and he recently signed on to Netflix’s Tall Girl as Jack Dunkleman alongside Ava Michelle, set for release in 2019. He can also be seen in the upcoming punk rock indie comedy Dinner in America. Gluck most recently starred as Sam Ecklund on Netflix’s true crime satire American Vandal. Gluck is repped by Leslie Allan-Rice Management, Paradigm and attorney Stewart Brookman at Hansen, Jacobson Teller.
Williams’ recent credits include major recurring roles on The Chi for Showtime” and The Leftovers for HBO. He can also be seen in a recurring role in the current season of True Detective on HBO and Yellowstone with Kevin Costner for The Paramount Network. On the film side, Williams will be shooting Warner Brothers’ Birds of Prey for director Cathy Yan with Margot Robbie next month. Williams is repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Kerner Management Associates.