The new horror series to come to Netflix that has erupted across social media is titled Ratched. Everyone wants to know who the cast of the series are and the character reveal has some shocking celebrities you may not expect to see.
The first episode of Ratched aired on Friday, 18th September, as an adaptation of the novel One Flew over the Cuckoos nest.
Users on social media have been desperate to know the full cast and their back stories so here is the character reveal you’ve all been waiting for!
New Netflix horror show character reveal
The character of nurse Mildred Ratched has been taken from Ken Kesey’s 1962 book and the later 1975 film in which nurse Mildred was portrayed as having a cold, inner darkness.
Ratched is a new horror Netflix show produced by Ryan Murphy, formerly known for working on shows such as American Horror Story, Ryan knows how to scare his viewers. Ryan has cast many people who he has previously worked with on shows such as American Horror Story and The Normal Heart, which is a Television film that Ryan produced a couple of years ago.
Who are the cast of the ‘Ratched’ series?
- The cast of the Ratched series is not to be missed, with stars from Glee, American Crime stories, The Normal Heart and American Horror Story. The characters revealed are a force to be reckoned with as the series has taken over Netflix and these are the main character.
1. Sarah Paulson as Nurse Mildred
Nurse Mildred Ratched is played by Sarah Paulson, Sarah has experience with horror roles having also starred on American Horror Story for several seasons. Having also played Marcia Clark on The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story and featured on an episode of Feud.
In Ratched, Sarah plays an orphan with no one but her foster brother Edmund Tolleson, the story is based on her trying to track him down. As she goes to be a nurse at a hospital things turn dark when they start conducting experiments on the human mind.
2. Finn Wittrock as Edmund Tolleson
Finn has been in most of the American Horror Story seasons, he also played Jeffrey Trail in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. Ryan Murphy has cast him before in his film about a gay activist titled The Normal Heart.
3. Jon Jon Briones as Dr. Richard Hanover
Jon Jon plays the head doctor of the Lucia mental hospital, he is well-known for starring in American Horror Story: Apocalypse and in the Versace American Crime Story as Andrew Cunanan’s dad.
4. Cynthia Nixon as Gwendolyn Briggs
Cynthia plays a press secretary for California’s governor, she is married however as the series goes on she develops feelings for Nurse Mildred. Cynthia has starred in both Sex and the City films.
5. Judy Davis as Nurse Betsy Bucket
Judy plays the head nurse who has a bit of a vendetta against Nurse Mildred. Judy has previously played a journalist on Feud.
6. Vincent D’Onofrio as Governor George Milburn
Governor George Milburn just wants to be re-elected and he’ll do all he can to make that happen. You may have seen Vincent star in Law & Order: Criminal Intent or Men in Black before becoming governor.
7. Alice Englert as Dolly
Dolly is training to be a nurse at the asylum, and she starts to form a connection with Edmund. Alice has not worked with Murphy before however she has featured on Beautiful Creatures and Them That Follow.
8. Charlie Carver as Huck Finnigan
Huck Finnigan genuinely cares for nurse Mildred and the hospital. Charlie has worked with Murphy on another film The Boys in the Band which is yet to be released.
9. Sharon Stone as Lenore Osgood
Lenore Osgood is magnificently rich, owning a pet monkey, a massive house and enough money to spend on hiring a hitman. This is Sharon’s first time working with Ryan Murphy.
10. Michael Benjamin Washington as Trevor Briggs
Trevor is married to Gwendolyn, however, they both explore their sexualities away from the marriage. Michael is known best for his appearance in Glee as Tracy Pendergrass and features in the upcoming film The Boys in the Band.