"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 bad actor; it’s about connecting to the material.” – Linnea Berthelsen Stranger Things is back on our screens with its second season, something fans have been waiting for ever since season one arrived on Netflix in 2016. Returning to the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, we discover that there’s a lot of strange events still taking place, and also, a year on, a lot of the central characters have grown up. One character who is struggling with her place in all this, is Eleven (Millie ... Read more
"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.
"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