‘Atypical’ is a coming-of-age web television series that airs on Netflix. Created by Robia Rashid, the show is a heartwarming dramedy about an 18-year-old boy learning about the world around him through the fogged lens of autism.
A relatively new show, Season 1 of ‘Atypical’, consisting of eight episodes, premiered on August 11, 2017, and received largely positive reviews from television critics and viewers alike. Understandably, Netflix renewed the show, and Season 2, consisting of 10 episodes, premiered a year later on September 7, 2018. A month after Season 2 was released, Netflix commissioned a third season of the critically acclaimed show, and Season 3 is expected to air sometime in 2019. Here’s everything you need to know about its cast, plot, and release date.
Atypical Cast: Who is in it?
In the show, Keir Gilchrist plays the role of the main protagonist, 18-year-old Sam Gardner, who falls on the autism spectrum and is obsessed with Antarctica. Jennifer Jason Leigh plays the role of Sam’s overprotective mother Elsa Gardner, while Brigette Lundy-Paine plays Sam’s younger sister, Casey Gardner, who is fond of and protective of her autistic elder brother. Michael Rapaport, meanwhile, plays Sam and Casey’s father and Elsa’s husband, Doug Gardner, while Amy Okuda slips into the shoes of Sam’s therapist Julia Sasaki. This wraps up the list of the show’s main cast members.
The show also has several recurring cast members, including Graham Rogers as Casey’s boyfriend Evan Chapin, Nik Dodani as Sam’s bestfriend Zahid, Jenna Boyd as Sam’s classmate Paige Hardaway, Rachel Redleaf as Evan’s sister Beth Chapin, Fivel Stewart as Casey’s frenemy Izzie, Graham Phillips as Izzie’s boyfriend Nate, and Raúl Castillo as Nick, a bartender with whom Elsa has an affair.
In the upcoming third season of ‘Atypical’ we expect all the main cast members and most of the recurring cast members to make a comeback and reprise their roles. We are keeping an eye for announcements on cast additions, but as of now, no new additions have been announced.