Runaways was a teen show which featured children of villains from the Marvel universe. These teenagers then decided to join together to do good in order to counterbalance the misdeeds of their parents. The show was launched on November 21, 2017 on Hulu and had been canceled after 3 seasons. The final episode aired on December 13, 2019.
At the same time, Cloak & Dagger also began and after a crossover between the two Marvel series, the fate was sealed for them since Cloak & Dagger was also cancelled…
In the cast of Runawayswe found Rhenzy Feliz in the role of Alex Wilder, little genius and leader of the Runaways ; Lyrica Okano in that of Nico Minoru, daughter of wizards who will be formidable by learning to master the magic Scepter of her mother; Gregg Sulkin in that of Chase Stein, to the parents who thought they were mad scientists and from whom he stole gloves propelling energy which will be his secret weapon; Virginia Gardner in that of Karolina Dean, a young girl born from the union of a human and an alien and who finds herself capable of absorbing solar energy and using it as powers; Ariela Barer in that of Gert Yorks, whose parents recreated a dinosaur that will now be hers; Allegra Acosta in that of Molly Hayes, with superhuman strength. In the roles of adults, we could see James Marsters, Julian McMahon or Annie Wersching.
Created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Runaways was based on the 2003 Marvel comics of the same name written by Brian K. Vaughan and drawn by Adrian Alphona. Note that in the comics, the characters of Alex Wilder and Gert Yorks died.
Five years after the launch of the show, we will see what has become of the cast.
Rhenzy Feliz (Alex Wilder)
Before Runawayswe could see Rhenzy in several episodes Teen Wolf and Casual but since the actor has not turned in the series with the exception of an appearance in American Horror Stories. He played in a few films but he mainly participated in the dubbing of the latest Disney: Encantowhere he lent his voice to Camilo Madrigal.
Lyrica Okano (Nico Minoru)
Two films, two short films and two series (Immoral Compass and Chicago P.D.): here is the filmography of Lyrica since the cancellation of Runaways. Note that she has agreed to dub her character, Nico Minoru, in the next Marvel video game titled Midnight Suns which will be released on December 2, 2022.
Gregg Sulkin (Chase Stein)
Gregg made himself known to the general public in 2010 by playing in The Wizards of Waverly Place. Subsequently, we could see it in Pretty Little Liars and Faking It. Since Runawaysthe actor held one of the main roles of the sitcom Pretty Smart alongside Emily Osment (Hannah Montana). Broadcast on Netflix in 2021, the show has unfortunately been canceled. Gregg has also shot clips, series but also films and he has three to come soon.
Virginia Gardner (Karolina Dean)
Like her colleague Rhenzy Feliz, Virgina took part in American Horror Stories and she has shot a few series and films but nothing significant since Runaways.
Ariela BarerGert Yorks
Ariela has not been idle since the start of Runaways 5 years ago because at the time of the launch of season 1, she was also in the cast of two Netflix shows: Atypical and One Day at a Time. Subsequently, she got a recurring role in the series rebel with Katey Sagal (Sons of anarchy) and the reboot of saved by the bell. She also turned to directing and last year released the short film Jellyin which she involved two former Runaways : Rhenzy Feliz and Lyrica Okano.
Allegra Acosta (Molly Hayes)
Allegra Acosta hasn’t filmed anything since Runaways but the interpreter of Molly is a confirmed artist: in addition to being an actress, she is also a singer and a dancer.
James MarstersVictor Stein
Well known to fans of buffy the vampire slayerJames remains a familiar face on the small screen and has since been seen in several series: Hawaii 5-0, The Order, Leverage: Redemption and will soon be in the cast of Casa Grande. He will also participate in the fictional podcast Hollow’s Bend: The Radio Play. Like Allegra, James is also a singer and has several albums to his credit.
The big bad of the series is embodied by the charismatic Julian McMahon, famous for his roles as Cole Turner in Charmed and Christian Troy in Nip/Tuck. After the end of Runawayshe became Special Agent Jess LaCroix in the playoffs FBI and his spin off International FBI and especially FBI: Most Wanted in which he plays the main role until this year when he decides to leave the show.
Annie Wersching (Leslie Dean)
His name may not mean anything to you but his face necessarily speaks to you: Annie Wersching is indeed familiar to series fans since she has played in many well-known shows such as 24 hours flat, Vampire Diaries, Castle, Dallas (2012), Extant or Timeless. After Runaways, we could see it in Harry Bosch, Star Trek: Picard and The Rookie.