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Cast and Launch Date Announced for ’The One’


Netflix Announces Cast and Launch Date for the One

Hannah Ware Leads Cast for the Series Based on John Marrs’ Novel, Premiering Globally on Netflix 12th March 2021

Casting News

  • Hannah Ware as Rebecca, the ambitious and impulsive CEO and founder of MatchDNA, a company that pairs people with their soulmates

  • Dimitri Leonidas as James, Rebecca’s best friend and the co-founder of MatchDNA until he abruptly departed at the height of the company’s success – and only she knows why

  • Amir El-Masry as Ben - best friends with James and Rebecca, though he’s always seen Rebecca as more than a friend 

  • Stephen Campbell Moore as Damian, one of MatchDNA’s investors

  • Wilf Scolding as Ethan, Rebecca’s partner - together, the loved-up face of MatchDNA

  • Diarmaid Murtagh as Connor, Rebecca’s Head of Security at MatchDNA

  • Lois Chimimba as Hannah, besotted with her husband Mark but haunted by the fear that he will eventually leave her for a MatchDNA partner

  • Eric Kofi-Abrefa as Mark; a friendly, relaxed journalist and Hannah’s husband

  • Pallavi Shard as Megan, a beautiful and charismatic new acquaintance of Hannah’s

  • Zoë Tapper as Kate, a straightforward and sceptical Detective Inspector at the Metropolitan Police

  • Gregg Chillin as Nick, an irreverent Detective Sergeant who works closely with Kate


About The One

  • Synopsis: The One is set five minutes in the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect partner – the one person you’re genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with. No matter how good your relationship, which one of us can honestly say we haven’t thought about whether there is someone better out there? What if a hair sample is all it takes to find them? The idea is simple, but the implications are explosive. We will never think of love and relationships in the same way again.

  • Launch date: 12th March 2021

  • Episodes: 8

  • Production Company: Urban Myth Films in association with STUDIOCANAL  

  • Creator / Writer / Executive Producer: Howard Overman (Misfits

  • Executive Producers: Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy for Urban Myth Films

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