Netflix’s Locke & Key Finds Its New Demon

by Erik Amaya

 

Laysla De Oliveira will soon inhabit the well near the Locke house on Netflix’s adaptation of Locke & Key.

Based on the comic book by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, the series will follow the Lockes after they move into the Massachusetts home of the recently deceased family patriarch. There, youngest child Bode (Jackson Robert Scott) discovers certain rooms in the house will give him special abilities if he unlocks them with special keys.

Deadline reports De Oliveira will play Dodge, the demon in the well near the family home who torments the Lockes while trying to obtain the power of the keys. The site also reports Kevin Alves will also appear as Tyler Bode’s (Connor Jessup) new friend Javi.

Earlier in the week, word emerged that Darby Stanchfield will play Nina Locke, the family matriarch. Played by Frances O’Connor in the pilot made last year for Hulu, Netflix decided to replace all of the actors playing the Lockes except for Scott. The cast also includes Emilia Jones as Locke sister Kinsey, Griffin Gluck as her new friend Gabe and Steven Williams as a teacher at the Locke’s new school.

Locke & Key is not yet scheduled for release.

Erik Amaya

Host of Tread Perilously and a Film/TV Writer at Comicon.com and Rotten Tomatoes. A former staff writer at CBR and Bleeding Cool, and a contributing writer at Fanbase Press and Monkeys Fighting Robots. Voice of Puppet Tommy on The Room Responds. A seeker of the Seastone Chair and the owner of a Legion Flight Ring. Sorted into Gryffindor, which came as some surprise.

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