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Felix Mallard has joined Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’ in a recurring role as Lucas “Luke” Caravaggio, “a charming teenager in the town of Matheson whose exposure to magic leads to serious complications.”

Australian Mallard worked for several years on the Aussie soap opera ‘Neighbors’ franchise.  He currently stars on the CBS sitcom ‘Happy Together’.  He will also be seen in the upcoming Netflix original romantic movie ‘All the Bright Things’.

‘Locke & Key’ is based on Joe Hill’s comic book of the same name.  It was developed for TV by Developed by Carlton Cuse, Aron Eli Coleite, and Meredith Averill.

SPOILER ALERT: The information below may be considered SPOILERS for ‘Locke & Key’ so turn back now or proceed with caution if you don’t want to know anymore.

Lucas Caravaggio was one of Rendell Locke’s best friends when they were teens.  He was also the boyfriend of Ellie Whedon until he became possessed by the demon Dodge.  He then became obsessed with opening the Black Door and unleashing the demonic forces trapped behind it.

Bill Heck will portray the adult Rendell Locke, while Sherri Saum plays the adult Ellie Whedon.  Laysla de Olivera will play Dodge in her original form.

After Rendell’s violent death, his wife Nina (Darby Stanchfield) moves from California to his family’s ancestral home, Key House, in Matheson, Massachusetts.  Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, and Jackson Robert Scott will portray Nina and Rendell’s children, Tyler, Kinsey and Bode, who wind up with the mysterious keys to the house that grant them supernatural abilities.

The cast also includes Kevin Alves, Thomas Mitchell Barnet, Asha Bromfield, Griffin GluckPetrice Jones, Kolton Stewart, and Steven Williams.

Barnet’s character, Sam Lesser is another pawn of Dodge’s, and is instrumental in setting the events of the series in motion.  Alvez and Stewart play new classmates’ of Tyler’s after the kids start attending Matheson Academy, while Kinsey will attend class with Bromfield, Gluck, and Jones.

In the present, Ellie Whedon will be a teacher at Matheson Academy alongside Steven Williams’ Joe Ridgeway.

It’s unclear when ‘Locke & Key’ will be available to stream, but check back for updates!

Source: Variety