INTERVIEW: SWEET TOOTH cast on drinking maple syrup and narrating the story

INTERVIEW: SWEET TOOTH cast on drinking maple syrup and narrating the story

In the first season of Sweet Tooth, currently available for streaming on Netflix, viewers are introduced to a world where human-animal hybrids have appeared… along with a deadly, world-ravaging disease!

In our series of Zoom interviews, Sweet Tooth narrator James Brolin told us that he and his wife sat down to watch a couple episodes of the series on June 4th, only to find themselves unable to stop until they’d finished the season… talk about relatable!

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

The Beat caught up with the cast to find out more about what it was like filming in New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic, what it was like to narrate the story, and to uncover some of the unexpected challenges that came with shooting that scene-stealing fight in the second episode!

First up, The Beat is proud to present a conversation with the two leads of Sweet Tooth’s first season: Christian Convery (Gus) and Nonso Anozie (Big Man). Was that real maple syrup in Sweet Tooth? Get the definitive answer (plus more) in The Beat’s interview:

And on top of that, The Beat also got a chance to speak with Brolin, who provides the unforgettable narration for the first season of Sweet Tooth – and it turns out, you can thank none other than Robert Downey, Jr. for the actor’s role on the Netflix series! Learn more in our interview with Brolin:

Be sure and stay tuned to The Beat for more Sweet Tooth interviews – come back tomorrow for our conversation with showrunners Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz… not to mention original comic creator Jeff Lemire (maybe you’ve heard of him)!

And if you haven’t had a chance yet, you’ll want to be sure and check out our interviews with cast members Stefania LaVie Owen (Bear), Dania Ramirez (Aimee Eden), Neil Sandilands (General Abbot), and Adeel Akhtar (Dr. Singh), which you can view here.


The first season of Sweet Tooth is currently available for streaming on Netflix.

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