Meet the Cast of Joss Whedon's 'The Nevers' on HBO (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

One year after HBO gave Joss Whedon's The Nevers a straight-to-series order, the sci-fi drama has set its cast.

The series follows a group of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world. Whedon called it "maybe the most ambitious narrative [he's] created" in a statement.

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Whedon will serve as executive producer, showrunner, writer, and director. Bernie Caulfield, Jane Espenson, and Doug Petrie will also serve as executive producers, and Espenson and Petrie will be writers as well.

Click through the gallery above for the cast and their characters.

The Nevers, Coming Soon, HBO