Newcomer Melanie Field stars on Paramount Network's "Heathers" reboot based on the 1988 cult classic film as Heather Chandler, the vicious leader of the Heathers. A graduate of New York University and Yale School of Drama, Field started her career working on Broadway in shows including "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Evita" as well as the first national tour of "Wicked." Her other TV credits include the pilot "The Tap" from executive producer Rob Reiner. Field currently splits her time between Los Angeles for production and New York.
Brendan Scannell is an actor, stand-up comedian and writer from Valparaiso, IN. You can see Scannell as Heather Duke on "Heathers" (based on the cult classic) on Paramount Network and as the lead in "Bonding," produced by Anonymous Content for Blackpill. His comedic stylings have been featured on Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Super Deluxe and Dekkoo and the Freeform and Comedy Central apps. Scannell went to Northwestern University and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Grace Victoria Cox
In 2014, shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, Grace Victoria Cox landed her debut role as Melanie Cross on CBS's "Under the Dome," executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Stephen King. Cox is seen on Paramount Network's series "Heathers" playing Veronica Sawyer. Based on the 1988 film, the dark comedy series focuses on Sawyer's trials and tribulations dealing with the social order in high school. Additional television credits include Showtime's reboot of the 1991 series "Twin Peaks," on which she played Charlotte, and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme in Lifetime's "Manson's Lost Girls." On the feature side, Cox takes the screen in two independent films as Elena in "Savage Youth" and as Darcy Baines in "Affairs of State" opposite Adrien Grenier and Mimi Rogers. Previously, Cox starred in director Gregg Araki's short film for KENZO "Here Now" opposite Jane Levy in 2015 and co-starred in "The Archer," which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Born and raised in Lexington, KY, Cox currently resides in Los Angeles.
James Scully stars on the series "Heathers" playing the role of J.D., which was originated by Christian Slater in the 1988 cult hit film of the same name. Scully made an appearance on the ABC series "Quantico" and previously starred in the Off-Broadway play "The Erlkings" directed by Saheem Ali for the Beckett Theatre.
Nikki SooHoo, a Southern California native, is best known for her roles in the movies "Stick It," "Bring It On: Fight to the Finish" and "The Lovely Bones," directed by Peter Jackson. SooHoo is trained in many different forms of movement including dance, martial arts, yoga and CrossFit, all of which have contributed to a number of the roles she's played. She has appeared on a variety of TV shows including "Pretty Little Liars," "Speechless," "Casual" and "Wet Hot American Summer." SooHoo is also a voiceover artist on the Nick Jr. animated series "Shimmer and Shine" as well as "Star Wars Resistance."
Jasmine Mathews appears as Heather McNamara on Paramount Network's remake of "Heathers" and has a lead guest role on "Blue Bloods." She is also on the first season of "Sweetbitter," the new Starz series based on the best-selling book by Stephanie Danler. She has appeared onstage in several productions with the Nevada Conservatory Theatre and the Baldwin Burroughs Theatre, such as portraying Yazmin in "Water by the Spoonful," Shelby in "Steel Magnolias" and Trisha in "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress." Born in Houston, the former Miss Morehouse College and Miss Historically Black College and University graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts in Theater from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and attended the British American Drama Academy in London. Mathews is repped by the Gersh Agency and Red Letter Entertainment.
As Veronica Sawyer struggles to navigate high school and her friendship with the school's most popular clique, her life takes a dark turn when a transfer student named J.D. sets her on a new path.