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Holidate on Netflix: Where have you seen Emma Roberts and the rest of the cast before?

Holidate cast

The Holidate cast is full of familiar faces (Picture: Getty Images)

It’s officially the Holiday season and Netflix has blessed viewers with the first rom-com which focuses on this special time of the year.

Holidate sees Scream Queens star Emma Roberts and Point Break actor Luke Bracey play young strangers who meet after one particularly bad Christmas.

The singletons then make a pact to be each other’s ‘holidate’ for every festive occasion throughout the next year. And so the fun ensues…

But the lead stars aren’t the only familiar faces in the feel-good rom-com as the cast features some pretty beloved names.

Here’s everything you need to know about the fabulous cast…

Emma Roberts as Sloane

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Emma Roberts stars as Sloane (Picture: Netflix)

As the niece of Julia Roberts and the daughter of The Dark Knight actor Eric Roberts, acting is in Emma’s blood.

Her big break came in the form of Nickelodeon’s Unfabulous before she went on to star in films such as Wild Child, Aquamarine and We Are The Millers.

She’s also starred in hit shows such as Scream Queens and American Horror Story.

Luke Bracey as Jackson

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Luke Bracey plays Jackson (Picture: Netflix)

The Australian actor dips his toe into comedy for the first time with his part in the film.

Fans will recognize him from Westside and Aussie soap Home and Away, as well blockbuster films such as Point Break, Hacksaw Ridge and G.I. Joe: Retalisation.

The star recently appeared in Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere.

Kristin Chenoweth as Aunt Susan

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Kristin Chenoweth plays Holidate pro Aunt Susan (Picture: Netflix)

Kristin first became a household name thanks to roles in hit shows like The West Wings, Pushing Daisies, The Good Wife, and Glee.

But just as many fans love her for her work on Broadway, especially after she originated the iconic role of Glinda in the musical Wicked.

She’s also lent her star power to shows like BoJack Horseman, while she appears in Disney’s Descendants films.

Jessica Capshaw as Abby

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Jessica Capshaw plays Sloane’s big sister Abby (Picture: Netflix)

The actress is best known for starring as the beloved character Dr. Arizona Robbins on Grey’s Anatomy.

But the actress has also had roles in films such as Valentine and Minority Report, while she also appeared in The L Word and The Practice.

Fun fact: Steven Spielberg is her step-father!

King Bach as Neil

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Former Vine star King Bach plays Jackson’s best friend Neil (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Andrew Bachelor – aka King Bach – found stardom on the now-defunct social media app Vine.

In fact, he was the most follower user on the app for his hilarious comedy videos.

He’s since made the transition into acting with roles in The Mindy Project, The Walking Dead, The Babysitter, To All the Boy I’ve Loved Before and When We First Met.

Frances Fisher as Elaine

Holidate cast - Frances Fisher

Frances Fisher plays Sloane’s mother Elaine (Picture:JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP via Getty Images)

The actress starred in US soap The Edge of Night before landing parts in Titanic, The Lincoln Lawyer, and The Host.

She most recently appeared in HBO’s hit series, Watchmen.

Nicola Peltz as Felicity

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Brooklyn Beckham’s fiancée makes a few brief appearances in the film so that’s why she doesn’t actually feature on the full cast list online.

For those who don’t know she’s the multimillionaire daughter of American billionaire businessman and investor, Nelson Peltz.

While she’s appeared in projects such as Bates Motel, The Last Airbender and Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Jake Manley as York

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Jake Manley plays York (Picture: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Canadian actor is best known for his work on Netflix’s series The Order.

But he’s also starred in Heroes Reborn, iZombie and films A Dog’s Journey, Brotherhood and Infamous.

Manish Dayal as Faarooq


The actor makes a fun appearance as hot doctor Faarooq and fans will recognize him from the hit series, 90210.

He’s also appeared in The Resident, The Hundred Foot Journey and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Holidate cast - Cynthy Wu

Cynthy Wu plays Liz (Picture: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Cynthy Wu as Liz

Cynthy Wu is best known for appearing in Netflix’s American Vandal as well as ABC’s Twisted and Sneaky Pete.

She’s also starred in films such as Before I Fall and The Happytime Murders.

Holidate is available to stream now on Netflix.


Credit: Original article published here.

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