Harbour talks about working on the series, acting with the mostly-youthful cast, and how the success of the series has impacted his career.
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“I think that traditionally kids who look a particular way—’cute’ and ‘all-American’ are typical words used to describe what I mean—are encouraged to pursue acting and modeling and it results in a somewhat homogeneous representation of what a kid looks like.” – Casting Director Carmen Cuba
“Sometimes when actors don’t get the part, it’s not always about an actor being a…
‘Stranger Things’ Casting Director Carmen Cuba on Casting the Young Stars and Finding Actors in Atlanta
“We didn’t settle on any single part, down to the one-year-old in the family that doesn’t speak.” – Casting Director Carmen Cuba
“I had never booked anything, gotten close calls, and then one day I got an email about this new show called Stranger Things, asking for a tape.” – Shannon Purser
“All I say is that if you HAVE to act, then you HAVE to make it happen.” – David Harbour
Harbour speaks about his recent career surge and working on the hugely-successful Netflix series.
David Harbour on his ‘Stranger Things’ Role: “I always felt like a man who’s had to fight for things”
“I believe in the power of theater, and I don’t think you need to be in a blockbuster to touch people.” – David Harbour
“This is the biggest thing I’ve ever done and how cool would it be if I actually got this? And I did!” – Shannon Purser on Her Audition for ‘Stranger Things’
“I went from weirdo teenager to pixie waif to them not knowing what the hell to do with me.” – Winona Ryder