‘The Strays’ Netflix Movie: Everything We Know About The British Thriller

British thriller 'The Strays' is coming to Netflix in February 2023.

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A brand new and chilling Netflix thriller is on the way in February 2023, The Strays. We have everything you need to know about The Strays, including, the plot, cast, trailer, and the Netflix release date.

The Strays is an upcoming British Netflix Original thriller and the debut feature of writer and director Nathaniel Martello-White.

Producing the feature are Tristan Goligher and Valentina Brazzini who represent the production studio The Bureau. The Strays is the fourth film from Britain that was greenlit by Netflix’s director of UK features, Fiona Lamptey.

When is The Strays Netflix release date?

Thanks to the release of the official trailer, we can confirm that The Strays will be released on Netflix on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023.


What is the plot of The Strays?

The synopsis for The Strays has been sourced from IMDb Pro:

Neve, who leads an idyllic life in the suburbs with her loving family, and works a fulfilling job at a private school. But when she begins to notice a strange man and woman appear unexpectedly at odd moments, she starts to doubt her sanity. Of course, she turns to her family and friends for assistance, but Neve is helpless when they hesitate to believe her.


Who are the cast members of The Strays?

Eagled-eyed The Umbrella Academy fans will recognize lead actress Ashley Madekwe as Eudora Patch from the first season of TUA. Outside of Netflix, she is known for her roles in Revenge, County Lines, and Salem.

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The full cast list of The Strays is listed in order of IMDb’s STARmeter;

  • Ashley Madekwe (County Lines) as Neve
  • Justin Salinger (Enduring Love)
  • Michael Warburton (SuperBob) as Kenneth
  • Caroline Martin (Happy-Go-Lucky) as Jessie
  • Bukky Bakray (Rocks) as Dione
  • Maria Almeida (Pretty Red Dress) as Mary
  • Samuel Paul Small (Game of Thrones) as Sebastian
  • Alfredo Tavares (Blackmail) as Smart Customer
  • Jordan Myrie (Dancing in the Dark) as Carl
  • Izzy Billingham as Emily
  • Vanessa Bailey (The First Team) as Elle
  • George Greenland (Eastenders) as Delivery Guy
  • Jordan Bailey (Cookster: The Darkest Days) as Student
  • Ruby Lethbridge as School Pupil

What is the movie runtime?

The Strays has a runtime of 100 minutes.


When and where did filming take place?

Filming for The Strays took place between September 2021 and November 2021. Filming reportedly took place across London, England, and in counties such as Suffolk and Berkshire.


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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.