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Locke & Key - Laysla de Oliveira Joins Cast; Kevin Alves to Recur in Netflix Series



Laysla De Oliveira (The Gifted, Needle in a Timestack) and Kevin Alves (Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, Degrassi: The Next Generation) have joined the cast of Netflix's Locke & Key adaptation from Joe Hill, Carlton Cuse and IDW Entertainment per Deadline. Oliveira will take on a series regular role whilst Alves will recur in the Netflix adaptation.

The 10-episode horror/fantasy series revolves around the Locke siblings Kinsey, Tyler, and Bode (Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup & Jackson Robert Scott) who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Massachusetts only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.

Locke & Key was created by Hill and developed by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Colony, Lost), Aron Eli Coleite (Star Trek: Discovery, Hostages, Heroes) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House). Hill and Coleite will pen the premiere episode. Cuse and Averill will serve as showrunners on the Netflix series.

Laysla De Oliveira will play Dodge, a beautiful, unpredictable and sinister demon in human form that torments the Locke family.

Kevin Alves will play Javi, the colorful life of the party who doesn't take life too seriously. He does his best to try to persuade new friend Tyler Locke to do the same.

Oliveira and Alves join previously announced cast members Darby Stanchfield, Griffin Gluck, Steven Williams, Sherri Saum, Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup & Jackson Robert Scott.

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