League of Legends Netflix show, Arcane, casts Hailee Steinfeld as Vi

Netflix exposed some essential cast members for its brand-new League of Legends animated series, Arcane, on Tuesday early morning. The cast list is for both recognized characters — Champions in League — and brand-new characters, consisting of the program’s most significant get: Hailee Steinfeld (Hawkeye, Bumblebee) as Vi.

Vi is a cherished League Champ who battles with 2 huge metal gloves, and among the stars of Netflix’s Arcane. Hailee Steinfeld will make time in her hectic schedule as the brand-new Hawkeye, Kate Bishop, to voice the pink-haired bruiser. Vi’s sis, fellow League of Legends Champ Jinx, will be played by Ella Purnell, understood for Army of the Dead and the upcoming Star Trek: Prodigy.

Vi poster for Arcane

Hailee Steinfeld is Vi
Image: Fortiche Production/Netflix/Riot Games

Jayce, another League Champ, will be played by Kevin Alejandro of Arrow, Real Blood, and Lucifer popularity. Harry Potter’s Cho Chang, Katie Leung, will voice Caitlyn, another League Champ and Vi’s police officer partner. Harry Lloyd — who played Charles Xavier in Legion and Viserys Targaryen in season 1 of Video Game of Thrones — complete the Champions as Viktor.

Jason Spisak from Young Justice will play a non-Champion character called Silco. Toks Olagundoye from Castle, Castlevania, and DuckTales will play another brand-new character, Mel. And Vander — a brand-new character, however one that shares a name with a League pro gamer — will be played by JB Blanc of Breaking Bad and Much Better Call Saul popularity.

While we don’t understand much about Arcane’s plot, we understand it’s focused around the relationship in between Vi and Jinx, and the split in between 2 of Runeterra’s excellent cities: the picturesque Piltover and the run-down neighborhood it supervises, Zaun. The series’ very first trailer reveals Jinx poking around an old battling studio that his sis utilized to train in, intercut with clips of Vi. All of the Champion-based characters are from Piltover and Zaun, so it appears the program will happen totally in those 2 cities.

Netflix and Riot Games will reveal a brand-new trailer for Arcane on Sept. 25 at Netflix’s Tudum fan occasion.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.