Sean Astin And Two Others Join Stranger Things For Season 2

November 7, 2016


Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Netflix’s mega hit series, ‘Stranger Things’, will soon begin filming their second season and are expanding their cast. The three latest actors to join the cast are ‘Goonies’ star Sean Astin, Paul Reiser  and Linnea Berthelsen, Entertainment Weekly has reported.




Sean Astin has signed on to play the role of Winona Ryder’s former schoolmate Bob Newby, the manager of the local RadioShack. Paul Reiser will play a high-ranking member within the Department of Energy on a “Clean-up” mission. Berthelsen will star as Roman, who is still coping with her own trauma at the hands of the Hawkins Laboratory.




Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery have been been previously announced as new cast for season two. Sink will be playing Max, a tomboy with a complicated history. Sink previously co-stared on ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’. Montgomery, who recently starred as the red ‘Power Ranger’, will co-star as bad boy Billy, Max’s older step brother.

We reported that it had been confirmed a few days ago that Millie Brown will be returning as Eleven. In the season one finale we were left wondering about her character, who disappeared. Eleven is a fantastic character that is at the center of this fantastic series.

Season one starred Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Noah Schnapp, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Mattew Modine.





In season one a young boy disappears. His family and friends set out on desperate search. The boys friends are drawn into a dark supernatural mystery involving top-secret experiments, the government, and a terrifying monster. The boys discover a mysterious little girl known only as Eleven, who has strange powers. With her help the boys and two of the adults enter a dark place known as “The Upside Down” to find the missing kid.

Matt and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines) will return for season 2 as writers, directors, and co-showrunners for the hit series. 21 Laps will be produced by 21 Laps for Netflix. Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen and the Duffer brothers will serve as executive producers. The premiere date has not yet been announced for season 2.





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