‘This Is Us’: Who Is Hailey? Adelaide Kane Plays a New Key Player within the Pearson Family Storyline

by Jeremy Spirogis
Adelaide Kane at FHI Heat X Lucky Brands "Desert Jam" 2018

The This Is Us Season four finale — entitled “Strangers: Part Two” — pulled out all of the stops on Tuesday, March 24. From the title, most followers anticipated the strangers who have been launched within the premiere — Jack Damon (Blake Stadnik), Cassidy (Jennifer Morrison), and Malik (Asante Blackk) — to pop up in some unspecified time in the future. But the This Is Us episode additionally highlighted an sudden new stranger named Hailey, performed by Adelaide Kane. So who’s Hailey and the way is she tied to the Pearson household? Here’s every part we all know thus far.

Who is Hailey within the ‘This Is Us’ Season four finale?

At the beginning of the This Is Us Season four finale, viewers meet Hailey, a lady who works at an artwork gallery. In her debut scene — not laid out in any timeline — Hailey’s coworker and friend, Zach, asks her out. She rejects him and her friend thinks she’s into another person — a film star to be precise.

Of course, many followers tried to attach the dots and thought Hailey was meant to be Kevin’s (Justin Hartley) fiancée. However, that principle is rapidly dispelled. Eventually, Hailey runs out of the gallery and Zach assumes she’s assembly up with the thriller man. But it’s not true.

Throughout “Strangers: Part Two,” Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan) have a good time child Jack’s birthday within the current day. After spending a while on the NICU, Toby admits he needs to have one other youngster.

Earlier within the episode, he noticed the sturdy bond between Kate and her brothers. And Toby needs the identical for Jack, noting he needs his son to have somebody even after they’re gone.

Kate appears receptive of the thought. But she doesn’t assume she will undergo one other being pregnant. So Toby suggests they undertake. After all, the Pearson clan has a reasonably good observe file in terms of adoption.

Meanwhile, Kate and Toby’s son, Jack Damon, makes his huge return alongside his pregnant spouse, Lucy (Auden Thornton) sooner or later. At the hospital, Lucy offers beginning to a child lady named Hope. Then This Is Us solidifies Hailey’s timeline because the character rushes in on Jack and Lucy. Now the Pearson household connection is made — Hailey is Jack’s sister in addition to Toby and Kate’s adopted daughter.

Adelaide Kane performs Hailey, Jack’s sister, in ‘This Is Us’

Adelaide Kane at FHI Heat X Lucky Brands "Desert Jam" 2018
Adelaide Kane | Lilly Lawrence/Getty Images for NYLON

The This Is Us Season four finale didn’t introduce child Hailey within the current day with Kate and Toby. So that journey will seemingly be explored when the NBC drama returns for its fifth season. But even so, followers obtained to fulfill grownup Hailey, performed by Kane.

For these of you who could not know, Kane is a 29-year-old actress from Australia. Within the previous few years, she has been in quite a few initiatives. So it’s seemingly you’ve seen her round. According to Kane’s IMDb profile, she starred as Cora Hale in Teen Wolf, Lolly Allen in Neighbours, and Ivy Belfrey in Once Upon a Time. She additionally portrayed the lead in The CW’s Reign and appeared in The Purge.

Now will Kane’s position as Hailey change into greater than a quick cameo in This Is Us Season 5? Only time will inform at this level. But based on The Hollywood Reporter, creator Dan Fogelman hinted we haven’t seen the final from Hailey. He stated:

We actually love the actress we discovered to play the daughter, Adelaide, and clearly we’ve actually [fallen in love with] Blake, who performs Jack Jr. So our hope is to proceed to make folks invested in these future storylines by stepping into the characters slowly, as we’ve executed, in order that by the point you’re actually touchdown in full tales with them, if we do, you’re feeling that nice funding.

Read extra: When Does ‘This Is Us’ Season 5 Start? The Next Premiere Date Will Hopefully Come Soon

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