Netflix Casts Melissa Joan Hart, Sean Astin in ‘No Good Nick’

Netflix has tapped Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin for its new comedy series No Good Nick, the network said Friday.

Melissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart

The series will feature Hart (Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) and Astin (Stranger Things, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Goonies) as a married couple who unwittingly welcomes 13 year-old Nick (Siena Agudong) into their family of four before realizing she is a street-smart con artist with a secret agenda, according to the streaming service.

“Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin are beloved by millions of fans around the world, and we are delighted to bring them together as parents for the very first time,” said Melissa Cobb, Vice President of Kids and Family at Netflix in a statement. “We hope to entertain kids and families with heart, mystery, and a lot of fun when No Good Nick comes to Netflix.”

No Good Nick is executive produced and created by David H. Steinberg and Keetgi Kogan, and directed by Andy Fickman (She’s The Man, The Game Plan). 

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