‘Windfall’ on Netflix: 5 things you didn’t know about Jesse Plemons


Netflix has an abundance of thrillers and its catalog is expected to grow with the release of the next “Windfall” movie. The film revolves around a man who breaks into a tech billionaire’s vacation home in order to steal valuables, however, things go awry when the owners reach the vacation home for a getaway.

What will happen when they meet face to face? The answer to this burning question will be given when the film hits Netflix later this month.


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The premise of the film seems to be quite intriguing and will surely keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The upcoming film is a worthy addition to the streaming platform’s extraordinary catalog that includes films such as “The Guilty” and “Alone.” Besides the premise, the film also features a stellar cast, which includes Oscar-nominated star Jesse Plemons.

Let’s take a look at the star cast of the upcoming Netflix movie.

A still from “Windfall” (Netflix)

Jesse Plemons as CEO

One of the brightest talents working in the industry right now, Plemons has finally made it into the elite club of Oscar-nominated superstars. The actor started his acting career when he was only 3 and a half years old. He was seen in a Coca-Cola commercial at the time. Plemons made her film debut at the age of 10 with “Finding North” (1998).

He received a lot of recognition for his role in the television series “Friday Night Lights”. During this time, he continued to shine with supporting roles in films such as ‘The Master’ and ‘Black Mass’. In 2012, he joined the cast of “Breaking Bad” and received worldwide recognition. The role also earned him his first SAG Award. 2016 saw him nominated for an Emmy for his role in the TV show “Fargo”.

Jesse Plemons attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Since then, he has been part of several high-end companies such as ‘Black Mass’, ‘The Post’, ‘The Irishman’, ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ and ‘Cruise in the jungle”. Last year he appeared in the movie “The Power of the Dog” alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Kodi Smit-McPhee and his wife, Kirsten Dunst.

Both Dunst and Plemons are nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Male and Female) at this year’s Oscars.

Lily Collins as Wife

Born on March 18, 1989, Lily Collins showed the world how talented she is and continues to amaze everyone with her flawless acting. She was only 2 years old when she started acting and appeared in the BBC series ‘Growing Pains’. In the late 2000s, Collins began acting and modeling more regularly, and she had a career breakthrough with her performance in the sports drama film “The Blind Side.”

Since then, she has been part of several big budget projects like “Priest”, “Stuck in Love”, “The English Teacher” and “Mirror Mirror”, for which she was nominated for a Teen Choice Awards. Her moment of fame came in 2016 when she played the role of Marla Mabrey in the movie “Rules Don’t Apply”. She received many accolades for her acting and was also nominated for a Golden Globe.

Lily Collins attends the Emily in Paris Season 2 Celebration hosted by the Ambassador of France on December 1, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Netflix)

However, “Emily in Paris” turned out to be a defining moment for her. The Netflix series received universal acclaim and was nominated for Best Comedy Series at the Golden Globes. Meanwhile, the actress also received a nomination.

She will then be seen in the movie “Gilded Rage” with Bill Skarsgard and Christopher Waltz.

Jason Segel as nobody

Actor-turned-screenwriter Jason Segel first wanted to be a basketball player and won a high school slam dunk contest. He was a backup for the team’s star center, Jason Collins. He made his film debut with the movie ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’. His other early feature film appearances include “Slackers”, “SLC Punk!”, “The Good Humor Man”, and “Dead Man on Campus”. In 2007, he appeared in the movie “Knocked Up” and garnered acclaim.

However, it was the 2005 TV series “How I Met Your Mother” that made him a global star. He played the role of Marshall Eriksen and received many accolades for his acting.

Jason Segel attends the premiere of HBO’s ‘Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty’ at The Theater at Ace Hotel on March 02, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, the 2015 film “The End of the Tour” also received positive reviews and was nominated in the Best Male Lead category at the Independent Spirit Awards.

“Windfall” premieres exclusively on Netflix on Friday, March 18.

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