The Cast of The Adam Project | List of Netflix Movie Characters


Check out the cast of Netflix’s action-packed new movie, The Adam Project.

Directed by Free Guy’s Shawn Levy, the film is set to hit the streaming platform on March 11.

The sci-fi follows a time-traveling pilot (adult Adam) played by Ryan Reynolds, who teams up with his younger self (young Adam), played by Walker Scobell, and his late father.

The film explores their adventure together and how they come to terms with their past, while saving the future.

If you’re wondering who else is in the movie and where you might have seen them before, read on for the biggest cast members of The Adam Project.

Who is in the cast of The Adam Project?

Ryan Reynolds plays adult Adam Reed

Who is adult Adam Reed? Adam Reed is a fighter pilot from the year 2050 who time travels to 2022 in search of his lost love in the space-time continuum. To keep his love story going, Adult Adam teams up with Young Adam and his father to make the changes necessary to fix the future by changing the past.

Where have I seen Ryan Reynolds before? Or do not have have you seen ryan reynolds? The Canadian star has held the Deadpool torch since 2016, in addition to appearing in films such as Green Lantern, The Proposal, 6 Underground, Red Notice and Free Guy. As a Grammy and Golden Globe nominee, Ryan Reynolds certainly doesn’t disappoint when it comes to action-adventure.

Mark Ruffalo plays Louis Reed


Who is Louis Red? Louis is Adam’s father with a flair for time travel and expertise in physics. Louis’ discoveries and research are used throughout Adam’s quest and redefine notions of time jumping.

Where have I seen Mark Ruffalo before? Mark Ruffalo’s most recent work was in Avengers: Endgame, Dark Waters, and (briefly) Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. His acting skills also extended to infamous romantic comedies such as 13 Going on 30, Rumor Has It and Begin Again, as well as critical hits like Zodiac and Spotlight.

Jennifer Garner plays Ellie Reed


Who is Ellie? Ellie Reed is Adam’s mother and Louis’ wife. Jennifer takes on the role of support, nanny and backbone of the Reed family as young and adult Adam struggles to come to terms with the passing of their father.

Where have I seen Jennifer Garner before? Alongside Mark Ruffalo perhaps in 13 Going on 30? She is best known for starring in Juno, Pearl Harbor, Alias, The Invention of Lying and Valentine’s Day, as well as the thriller Peppermint and the drama Dallas Buyers Club.

Zoe Saldana plays Laura


Who is Laura? Laura is Adam’s love interest entangled in the confusion of time. She vanishes into a space-time anomaly, after which Adam dedicates himself to finding her by traveling to her past.

Where have I seen Zoe Saldana before? Zoe Saldana starred in the two highest-grossing movies of all time, namely Avatar and Avengers: Endgame, and she’s also well known for her appearances in Guardians of the Galaxy, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Star Trek.

Walker Scobell plays young Adam Reed


Who is young Adam? Young Adam Reed is a 12-year-old boy who mourns the death of his father and often gets into trouble and revels in mischief. When first meeting his eldest, young Adam doesn’t really take a liking to adult Adam, but always joins him in his mission to change the future.

Where have I seen Walker Scobell before? This is Walker’s film debut at just 13 years old. The Adam Project is set to skyrocket his acting career while working alongside Ryan Reynolds and other notable actors.

Catherine Keener plays Maya Sorian

Who is Maya? Catherine Keener is the villain of the film. His destructive nature unravels and results in the theft of Louis’ technology which, when manipulated by the wrong person, could destroy the world.

Where have I seen Catherine Keener before? Catherine Keener is commonly known as Trish from The 40-Year-Old Virgin, her voice in The Incredibles and her performance in Being John Malkovich. She also appeared in well-known films Friends with Money and Get Out.

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The Adam Project streams on Netflix from Friday, March 11. For more, check out our science fiction page or our full TV guide.

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