Blake Jenner Joins the Cast of Netflix Social Thriller WHAT / IF
Blake Jenner has joined the cast of Netflix's WHAT/IF. Jenner will play Sean. He joins previously announced Renée Zellweger and Jane Levy.
Social thriller What/If explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. Each season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally consequential source material, and the power of a single fateful decision to change the trajectory of an entire life.
What/If is helmed by Mike Kelley, who is also executive producing alongside Melissa Loy (Page Fright); Alex Gartner, Charles Roven (Atlas Entertainment); Robert Zemeckis, and Jack Rapke (Compari Entertainment).Jackie Levine (Compari Entertainment) is co-executive producing.
Jenner most recently starred in the indie heist film American Animals starring alongside Evan Peters, Ann Dowd and BARRY Keoghan. Jenner starred in the critically-acclaimed feature The Edge of Seventeen opposite Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson for legendary producer Jim Brooks. He also appeared alongside Logan Lerman and Elle Fanning in Sidney Hall for Academy Award-winning director Shawn Christensen. Jenner was the lead in Richard Linklater's nostalgia comedy feature Everybody Wants Some!!
Television credits include playing series regular, Ryder Lynn, on the hit comedy Glee and a recurring role on the hit Supergirl. Jenner first broke out on the second season of The GLEE Project where he was selected as one of fourteen contestants to compete and ultimately won the competition, landing him a role on Glee. This weekend, Jenner finished out a run as "Chrisitian" to Peter Dinklages's "Cyrano" in the Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano, a new take on the Edmond Rostand classic Cyrano de Bergerac adapted by Erica Schmidt in collaboration with members of the Grammy Award-winning indie alternative band The National.
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