Who plays who in the vampire action comedy?


Fight vampires with Jamie Foxx in the upcoming action-comedy movie Day Shiftreleasing Friday, August 12 on Netflix.

Besides Jamie Foxx, Day Shift stars an impressive line-up of talented actors that includes Dave Franco, Karla Souza, Meagan Good and even Snoop Dogg! The vampire-centered flick promises to be entertaining and perfect for a summer movie night.

The following guide outlines who plays who in the film and includes details about them such as what projects you might recognize them from and where you can watch them next, plus where to follow the Day Shift cast on social media.

Day Shift Cast Guide: Who Plays Who?

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DAYSHIFT. JAMIE FOXX as BUD JABLONSKI. CR. PARRISH LEWIS/NETFLIX

Jamie Foxx as Bud Jablonski

Jamie Foxx is an accomplished actor who has been acting in the industry since 1989. Jamie was born on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas. He’s 54 and he plays Bud Jablonski in Day Shift. Bud is a blue-collar vampire hunter who doesn’t like playing by the rules, but when he needs to get back into the vamp-hunting union for those high-paying bounties, he has to make nice with straight-shooter Seth.

Where have you seen him before? The actor has been in numerous films and television shows throughout the season such as Ray, collateral, Django unchained, dream girls, The Amazing Spider Man 2, soul, Dad Stop Embarrassing Me and many more. Most recently, Jamie returned to reprise his role as Electro in Spider Man: No Way Home.

What’s next? Jamie will next appear in the Netflix movie They Cloned Tyrone opposite John Boyega. He’ll also star in several other projects such as Strays, Tin Soldier, The Burial, God is a Bullet, All Star Weekend, Groove Tails, Signal Hill, The Wild Bunch and he’ll play Mike Tyson in a television series.

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Dave Franco in Day Shift. cr. Netflix.

Dave Franco as Seth

Dave Franco, 37, is an established actor born on June 12, 1985 in Palo Alto, California. He plays Seth, a desk jockey to babysit Bud while he’s on a probationary phase with the vampire-hunting union.

Where have you seen him before? He recently wrote and directed the horror-thriller film The Rental and also appeared in the Netflix movie 6 Underground. Beyond that, Dave has been in numerous films like neighbors, 21 Jump Street, Now You See Me, Warm Bodies, nerves, The Little Hours, The Disaster Artist, If Beale Street Could Talk and Zeroville. On television, you might have seen him in scrubs season 9 or the Apple TV+ series The Afterparty.

What’s next? He’s set to return as Jack Wilder in Now You See Me 3 and he’ll star alongside Kristen Stewart and Jena Malone in the romantic drama film Love Lies Bleeding.


SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 05: Snoop Dogg as DJ Snoopadelic performs during the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 05, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for MTV)

Snoop Dogg as Big John Elliott

Rapper, media personality and actor Snoop Dogg, 50, stars as Big John Elliott in Day Shift. He plays Bud’s long-time friend and a legendary hunter in his own right who helps Bud get back into the union.

Where have you seen him before? A better question might be where haven’t you seen Snoop Dogg before? He’s been active in the entertainment industry since the early 90s, when he first started releasing music. Over the years, he has starred in several films and television shows, like Training Day and the Showtime drama The L Word.

He’s hosted events, presented award shows, lent his voice to animated productions like The Addams Family and made guest appearances on tons of different television series over the years. Recently he appeared in the movie Good Mourning and he co-hosted the music reality competition series American Song Contest alongside Kelly Clarkson.

What’s next? Snoop will reunite with Jamie Foxx in the comedy sports drama All Star Weekend. He also has several other projects in production like Ghost Mirrors, doggyland and a voice role in Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 17: Natasha Liu Bordizzo attends the Prom Night photo call at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Heather

Natasha Liu Bordizzo is an Australian actress and model. The 27-year-old star plays a character named Heather in the movie. Heather is Bud’s neighbor, who provides Bud with a friendly and sympathetic ear. She is caught between two worlds and exudes the iconic hip vibe of the ’70s generation.

Where have you seen her before? Natasha is best known for playing the character Helena in the short-lived Netflix series The Society. She made her acting debut in the Netflix movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny as Snow Vase. Some of her other film credits include The Greatest Showman, Guns Akimbo, The Voyeurs and Wish Dragon.

What’s next? Natasha will play Sabine Wren in the upcoming Disney+ series Ahsoka.

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DAYSHIFT. (L to R) Jamie Foxx as Bud and Meagan Good as Jocelyn in Day Shift. cr. Parrish Lewis/Netflix © 2022

Meagan Good as Jocelyn Jablonskic

Meagan Good is a talented actress who has been in the industry for several decades now. She plays Bud’s ex-wife, who, after years of being lied to and tied down, intends to move to Florida with their daughter Paige to get a fresh start. But she offers Bud a chance to come up with the money for Paige’s school tuition.

Where have you seen her before? Meagan is best known for her roles in the Nickelodeon sitcom Cousin Skeeter, Eve’s Bayou, Stomp the Yard, Roll Bounce, Think Like a Man, Deliver Us from Eva, Anchorman 2, Saw V, The Unborn and Shazam!. She is also one of the main cast members in the Prime Video series Harlem.

What’s next? Meagan will return to reprise her role as Superhero Darla in Shazam! Fury of the Gods and Harlem has also been renewed for a second season. She is also listed as one of the stars of the upcoming dance film Hot Stepper alongside Columbus Short and Brian J. White.

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DAYSHIFT. Karla Souza as Audrey in Day Shift. cr. Netflix © 2022.

Karla Souza as Audrey

Karla Souza is a Mexican-American actress who plays Audrey, an “uber” vampire who invented a sunscreen to allow for daytime vamp activity and has been using her real estate empire as a front to ramp up the number of bloodsuckers stalking Los Angeles. She comes after Bud when he kills the wrong vampire.

Where have you seen her before? Karla is best known for playing Laurel Castillo in the legal drama How to Get Away with Murder. She currently stars in the ABC sitcom Home Economics. She has also starred in many Spanish productions. In 2020, she appeared in the Netflix movie The Sleepover.

What’s next? Home Economics has been renewed for a third season, which will premiere this September on ABC.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 10: Steve Howey attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox’s “Stuber” at Regal Cinemas LA Live on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

Steve Howey

Steve Howey plays one half of the Nazarian Brothers, a pair of vampire-hunting legends who are more brawn than they are brains and incredibly cocky. They’re frenemies with Bud, sometimes his competition and other times they team up to slay vamps together. Steve plays Mike Nazarian.

Where have you seen him before? Steve is best known for playing Kevin Ball in Shameless and Van Montgomery in the sitcom Reba. He recently starred in the movie Stuber alongside Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani and has also appeared in movies like Game Over, Man!, Something Borrowed and Bride Wars. He’s recurred in a few television shows, too, like Dead to Me, Sons of Anarchy, SEAL Team and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What’s next? Steve will star in the upcoming CBS reboot of True Lies, the 1994 movie starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He will star opposite Ginger Gonzaga.

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DAYSHIFT. (L to R) Jamie Foxx as Bud, Scott Adkins as Diran, Steve Howey as Mike and Dave Franco as Seth in Day Shift. cr. Netflix © 2022

Scott Adkins

Scott Adkins is an English actor, gymnast, screenwriter and martial artist. He plays Diran Nazarian in Day Shift.

Where have you seen him before? Given his background in martial arts, you’ve probably seen Scott pop up in numerous popular action movies and blockbuster films. Some of his most notable roles include Boyka: Undisputed, The Expendables 2, Accident Man and match. Recently, he’s appeared in projects like Castle Falls and Section Eight.

What’s next? Scott has several projects in development, the most notable of which is John Wick: Chapter 4 where he’ll play a character named Killa.

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