In the summer of 2022, you may have heard about a movie called Where the Crawdads Sing. The Sony Pictures film was released on July 15, 2022 on the big screen. And though it’s not a Netflix production, that doesn’t mean the streamer can’t add it to its catalog!
The film began to stream on Netflix on Nov. 12, 2022. This was exciting for fans of the story as before then, there was no where else to watch it online. The only other options were to purchase the movie. Though critics gave it mixed reviews, the film proven to be a popular choice with audiences. It grossed $140 million worldwide at the box office.
The mystery thriller is based on the book of the same name that came out in 2018. The novel is written by Delia Owens and has a large fanbase. The film is directed by Olivia Newman, with Lucy Alibar writing the script. Actress Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter took on producing duties.
So who are the actors who portrayed these characters? We’ve got the answer for you below!
Who stars in Where the Crawdads Sing?
Actress Daisy Edgar-Jones takes on the lead role of Kya Clark, known as the “Marsh Girl” in her community. Here is the full cast list:
- Daisy Edgar-Jones as Kya Clark
- Taylor John Smith as Tate Walker
- Harris Dickinson as Chase Andrews
- Michael Hyatt as Mabel Madison
- Sterling Macer, Jr. as James “Jumpin’” Madison
- David Strathairn as Tom Milton
- Logan Macrae as Jeremy “Jodie” Clark
- Bill Kelly as Sheriff Jackson
Where the Crawdads Sing centers around the “sharp and resilient” Kya, who raised herself in the “dangerous” marshlands of North Carolina, Sony shares. She’s seen as an outsider in her community, which makes her feel isolated. She’s drawn to two young men from her town of Barkley Cove, and becomes the prime suspect when one of them is found dead.
Where the Crawdads Sing is now streaming on Netflix.