Jodie's Throne
"Jodie's Throne," The Chosen One, "True or False?”," directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

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This is a character guide for Netflix’s “The Chosen One” with character descriptions, quotes, names of actors, and more.

Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images are changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

General Information

Network(s) Netflix
Genre(s) Drama, Fantasy, Young Adult, Non-English (Spanish), Religious
Created By Jorge Dorantes, Everardo Gou, Leopoldo Gout
Based On “American Jesus” by Mark Millar and Peter Gross
First Aired August 16, 2023
Executive Produced By Stacy Perskie, Stephanie “Tuty” Correa, Everardo Gout, Leopoldo Gout, Jorge Dorantes
Showrunner(s) Leopoldo Gout, and Jorge Dorantes

Synopsis

Marie, aka Sarah, is a mother on the run with her son Jodie. At first, It isn’t clear who she is on the run from, but it is clear Jodie is special. Luckily, in Mexico, she is able to provide him some sense of normalcy via him going to public school, having friends, a crush, and even a Godparent in Elvis. However, as Jodie approaches his 13th birthday, what makes him special seems to no longer be containable or manageable.

Groups & Organizations

  • Yaqui (1.1): An indigenous group in Mexico that Tuka is part of
  • Welterebe Der Vorfahren USA (1.4): The company Sarah was a gestational carrier for, to give birth to Jodie

Notable Locations & Items

  • Santa Rosalia (1.2): The town where the show takes place

Terminology

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Other Noteworthy Information

  • Ages (1.1): Most of the kids are 12 years old and they are in the 7th grade
  • Year (1.1): It is 1999 in the series, specifically December 1999

Episode Listing

Notable Episodes

  • Episode 6: Things really begin to pick up, and a MAJOR reveal is given.

Season

Episode Number and Title
Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival” Season 1/ Episode 2 “Miracles?” Season 1/ Episode 3 “The Awakening”
Season 1/ Episode 4 “True or False?” Season 1/ Episode 5 “Faith” Season 1/ Episode 6 “Revelation”

Sarah, aka Marie (Dianna Agron)

Marie (Dianna Agron) in the hospital, waiting to hear about her son
“Marie (Dianna Agron) in the hospital, waiting to hear about her son,” The Chosen One, “Miracles?,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Marie is a single mom who, after a tumultuous breakup, has a far more peaceful and simple life in Mexico.

By The End Of Season One

Sarah was originally supposed to be just Jodie’s surrogate but ends up becoming a woman on the run after she voids the agreement she signed and decides to go on the run.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”
  • The actor is also known for their role in “Shiva Baby,” their role in “Acidman,” and their role in “Clock.”
  • Birthday (1.1): September 8, 1966
  • Original Name (1.1): Marie Christianson
  • Where Is She From (1.1): Marie was born in Waterford, California, and her last address in America was Blythe, California

Quotes

Jodie Christianson (Bobby Luhnow)

Jodie (Bobby Luhnow) looking directly at the camera
“Jodie (Bobby Luhnow) looking directly at the camera,” The Chosen One, “True or False?”,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Jodie is Sarah’s son, who isn’t usually the first one to jump into any of the skirmishes his friends get into, but he is trying to be braver.

By The End Of Season One

Jodie is a notable powerful entity that can remove negative feelings from people, heal the sick, and potentially even revive the dead.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”
  • Birthday (1.2): He was born December 25, 1986
  • Medication (1.3): Chlorpromazine – an anti-psychotic

Quotes

Magda (Lilith Curiel)

Magda (Lilith Curiel)
“Magda (Lilith Curiel),” The Chosen One, “Faith,” directed by Everardo Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Magda is the only girl in her friend group and makes it very clear to the boys that as much as she can hang, she is still very much a girl. But, while she does have to correct her friends at times, she’d rather hang with them than be at home, where she lives in the shadow of her missing brother.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”

Quotes

Tuka (Juanito Anguamea)

Tuka (Juanito Anguamea)
“Tuka (Juanito Anguamea),” The Chosen One, “The Arrival,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Tuka is the youngest of his friend group and is part of the Yaqui people.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”

Quotes

Hipolito (Jorge Javier Arballo)

Hipolito (Jorge Javier Arballo)
“Hipolito (Jorge Javier Arballo),” The Chosen One, “The Arrival,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

The group’s self-appointed leader, Hipolito, is Jodie’s main rival for Magda’s interest and, like Tuka, is doing whatever he can to not be trapped in a dead-end job.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”
  • First Kiss (1.2): He is Magda’s first kiss, and she is his

Quotes

Wagner (Alberto Perez-Jacome)

Wagner (Alberto Perez-Jacome)
“Wagner (Alberto Perez-Jacome),” The Chosen One, “The Arrival,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Wagner is one of Jodie’s closest friends and is the one who often pushes him to take more initiative when it comes to Magda.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”

Quotes

Angelo (Patricio Serna Meza)

Angelo (Patricio Serna Meza) looking like a generic villain
“Angelo (Patricio Serna Meza) looking like a generic villain,” The Chosen One, “Miracles?,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Angelo is the bully of our leads.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”
  • Racism Origin (1.3): One of the reasons Angelo hates Jodie and thus picks on him and his friends is because his mom immigrated to the United States and left him, his sister, and his father behind

Quotes

Elvis (Elvis Zamora)

Elvis (Elviz Zamora)
“Elvis (Elviz Zamora),” The Chosen One, “The Arrival,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Elvis is the boss at a local large-scale bakery who the kids adore and is Sarah’s best friend and Jodie’s Godparent.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1 “The Arrival”

Quotes

Eriko (Matias Coronado)

Eriko (Matias Coronado)
Eriko (Matias Coronado)

Erik is Wagner’s younger, spectacled brother, who joins his brother’s scam in order to make money.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 2 “Miracles?”

Quotes

Principal Hernandez (Alejandro Edda)

Principal Hernandez (Alejandro Edda) meeting with Elvis
“Principal Hernandez (Alejandro Edda) meeting with Elvis,” The Chosen One, “The Awakening,” directed by Everardo Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Mr. Hernandez is the principal of Jodie’s school, whose family has a long history in the town as owners of a local mine that exploited indigenous groups like the Yaquis.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 3 “The Awakening”

Quotes

Father O’Higgins (Alfonso Dosal)

Father O'Higgins (Alfonso Dosal)
“Father O’Higgins (Alfonso Dosal),” The Chosen One, “The Awakening,” directed by Everardo Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Father O’Higgins works with Pastor Cruz and has been experiencing a crisis of faith recently.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 3 “The Awakening”
  • Beliefs (1.3): Believes faith and science can work hand in hand

Quotes

Pastor Cruz (Carlos Bardem)

Pastor Cruz (Carlos Bardem) greeting people
“Pastor Cruz (Carlos Bardem) greeting people,” The Chosen One, “The Awakening,” directed by Everardo Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Pastor Cruz has gained and holds power due to his place in the church, and as Jodie begins to commit what he sees as “Blasphemy,” he sees a real threat to what he sees as the established order and his livelihood.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 3 “The Awakening”

Quotes

Lemuel (Tenoch Huerta)

Lemuel (Tenoch Huerta)
“Lemuel (Tenoch Huerta),” The Chosen One, “True or False?”,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Lemuel investigates claims of people, primarily kids, with celestial-type powers.

Additional Information

Quotes

There is no right answer if you ask the wrong question.
— Lemuel (1.4)

Carlos Ramirez (Israel Islas)

Carlos (Israel Islas)
“Carlos (Israel Islas),” The Chosen One, “True or False?”,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Carlos is Angelo’s father, a truck driver, who is also associated with the disappearance of Magda’s older brother.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 4 “True or False?”

Quotes

Lili B. (Fabrina Melon)

Lili B. (Fabrina Melon) revealing who Jodie's father is
“Lili B. (Fabrina Melon) revealing who Jodie’s father is,” The Chosen One, “Revelation,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Lili has appeared in many forms. More often than not, she was dressed as a nurse, but now she is Jodie’s companion as he is taken to see his father, Satan.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 6 “Revelation”

Quotes

Dolores (Eileen Yanez)

Ms. Dolores (Eileen Yanez confronting Angelo
“Ms. Dolores (Eileen Yanez confronting Angelo,” The Chosen One, “The Arrival,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Dolores was a teacher at Jodie’s school and one of Lili’s many different forms used to watch over Jodie.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 6 “Revelation”

Quotes

Elena (Sofia Sisniega)

Elena (Sofia Sisniega) talking to Jodie, as one of Lili's alternates
“Elena (Sofia Sisniega) talking to Jodie, as one of Lili’s alternates,” The Chosen One, “Revelation,” directed by Everado Gout, 2023, (Netflix)

Often, when we saw Elena, she was hanging out, seemingly watching Jodie as he unwittingly walked right into a test of his powers, if not faith.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 6 “Revelation”

Quotes


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