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Looking for Alaska Casts a Riverdale Serpent and Girl Meets World's Hot Uncle

Alaska's inner circle is filled out!

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Megan Vick

Hulu's Looking for Alaska has filled out its cast and we now have a much better idea of what our heroine's tribe will look like.

The limited series is based on John Green's debut novel of the same name and follows Miles "Pudge" Halter (Charlie Plummer) after he enrolls at a boarding school to chase "the great perhaps" of his life. Shortly after arriving at his new school, he falls in love with the enigmatic Alaska Young (Kristine Froseth), but her unexpected death forces Miles and his new friends to grapple with bigger life mysteries than they were prepared to handle.

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Those friends include the Colonel, who will be played by Chicago P.D. alum Denny Love. He's a short and rage-filled student who is also the most loyal counterpart that Miles and Alaska have. Landry Bender will play the Colonel's girlfriend Sara, who is equally short and angry. The rest of their circle is filled out by Jay Lee as Takumi and Sofia Vassilieva as Lara.

However, it's the "villains" of Looking for Alaska that might look most familiar to young fans. Uriah Shelton, who played Cory's (Ben Savage) little brother and Riley's (Rowan Blanchard) hot uncle Josh on Girl Meets World, has been set as Longwell, the lacrosse bro who makes the Colonel's and his friends' lives miserable. Longwell's second in command, Kevin, will be played Riverdale's Sweet Pea, Jordan Connor.

Looking for Alaska begins production in New Orleans this spring. Hulu has not yet announced a premiere date.

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