Newcomer Melanie Field will next to be seen starring in Paramount Network's Heathers, a reboot based on the 1988 cult classic film. She will star as the vicious leader of the Heathers, Heather Chandler, in the pitch-black comedy anthology series set to premiere in Spring 2018.
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 USA Network’s 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, Indiana. You can see Brendan as Heather Duke in the upcoming show Heathers (based on the cult classic) on Paramount Network and as the lead in Bonding for Blackpills produced by Anonymous Content. His comedic stylings have been featured on Funny or Die, College Humor, Super Deluxe, Dekkoo and the Freeform and Comedy Central apps. Brendan went to Northwestern University and currently resides in Los Angeles. instagram/twitter
Grace Victoria Cox
In 2014, shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, Grace Victoria Cox landed her debut role as ‘Melanie Cross’ in Steven Spielberg and Stephen King’s executively produced series, “Under the Dome” for CBS. Cox will be seen in the Paramount Network’s upcoming series, “Heathers,” in which she plays ‘Veronica Sawyer.’ Based on the 1988 film, the dark comedy series focuses on Cox’s character’s trials and tribulations dealing with the social order in high school. The series is set to premiere next year. Additional television credits include Showtime’srecreation of the 1991 series, “Twin Peaks,” in which she played ‘Charlotte,’ and ‘Lynette ‘Squeaky’ Fromme’ in Lifetime’s “Manson’s Lost Girls.”
On the feature side, Cox will take the screen in two upcoming independent films as ‘Elena’ in “Savage Youth,” and as ‘Darcy Baines’ in “Public Affairs,” opposite Adrien Grenier and Mimi Rogers. Previously, Cox has starred in Director Gregg Araki’s short film for KENZO, “Here Now,” opposite Jane Levy in 2015and co-starred in “The Archer,” which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival this year. Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Cox currently resides in Los Angeles.
Mathews will soon appear as Heather McNamara in Paramount Network's remake of Heathers and a lead guest role on Blue Bloods. She is currently shooting the first of 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 Theater and the Baldwin Burroughs Theatre, such as, Yasmin in Water By The Spoonful, Shelby in Steel Magnolias and Trisha in Five Women Wearing The Same Dress. Born in Houston, Texas, the former Miss Morehouse College and Miss Historically Black College and University graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts in Theater from UNLV and attended the British American Drama Academy in London. Mathews is repped by the Gersh Agency and Red Letter Entertainment.
James Scully will be starring in the upcoming series Heathers, playing the role of J.D., which was originated by Christian Slater in the 1988 cult hit film of the same name. This winter he made an appearance on the ABC series Quantico. Previously, James starred in the Off-Broadway play The Erklings directed by Saheem Ali for the Beckett Theater.
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. Nikki 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.
Recently, she has appeared on a variety of TV shows including “Pretty Little Liars”, “Speechless”, “Casual”, and “Wet Hot American Summer”. Nikki is also a voice over artist on the Nick Jr. animated series, "Shimmer and Shine”, as well as in a new Disney XD show that will premiere in 2018.
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.