Fate: The Winx Saga has landed on Netflix and with it a brand new fantasy drama for teens to sink their teeth into.
Led by a cast of women, the story follows a group of fairies with special powers connected to the elements, as they navigate life and high school.
Then there’s those supernatural creatures that could get them killed.
But our new on-screen friends are definitely recognisable, with the cast previously appearing in some serious faves.
Here’s where you may have seen them before.
Abigail Cowen: Bloom
Abigail is no stranger when it comes to Netflix fantasy dramas – most recently seen as Dorkas in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
She also appeared in season two of Stranger Things, earning one of her first roles ever as Vicki Carmichael – one of the girls who can’t resist swooning over Billy as he arrives at the high school for the first time.
Apart from this, Abigail appeared in four episodes of The Fosters – trying out her comedy chops.
Precious Mustapha: Aisha
Precious has landed her first major role in Fate: The Winx Saga – as the water to calm Bloom’s ever-growing fire.
She has only had three TV roles prior to this – a bit part in Netflix’s The Stranger, appearing in one episode of ITV’s Endeavour, and in three episodes of Sky’s Code 404, opposite Stephen Graham and Daniel Mays.
Hannah van der Westhuysen: Stella
Hannah first made her acting debut 15 years ago in CITV’s The Fugitives, playing Fleecey Keaton.
Just 10 years old at the time of filming the series, Hannah then stepped away from the spotlight for a while to complete her studies and other ventures.
In 2020, she appeared in an episode of Grantchester, and film thriller The Bay Of Silence opposite Dracula star Claes Bang and Succession’s Brian Cox.
Eliot Salt: Terra
Eliot Salt has had a killer couple of years – with several major shows launching in 2020.
Most prominent was her role in smash hit Normal People, playing Marianne’s college pal and confidante Joanne.
She also appeared alongside David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed in Sky comedy Intelligence.
Not bad for someone who made her debut in 2019, starring in Roisin Conarty’s GameFace.
Elisha Applebaum: Musa
Elisha is another new talent on the scene – and played the complicated empath, Musa.
Her past roles have been cemented in horror, with a handful of small roles in low budget films, including Mob Handed, Undercover Hooligan and Carly and Paolo.
Danny Griffin: Sky
Danny, 26, landed his first major film role in The Gentlemen in 2019, starring opposite Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam and Michelle Dockery.
He joined the cast of BBC thriller Get Even the following year.
Freddie Thorp: Riven
In 2018, Freddie played a major role in Safe, a Harlen Coben drama starring Michael C Hall on Netflix.
The year before, he made his action movie debut as Scott Eastwood’s car thief brother in Overdrive.
Fate: The Winx Saga launches January 22 on Netflix.
Credit: Original article published here.