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Stranger Things' Schnapp Makes Big Reveal on TikTok

Actor, 18, who plays Will Byers on Netflix show says he's gay

(Newser) - Over the summer, Noah Schnapp confirmed that Will Byers, the character he plays on Netflix's Stranger Things, is gay. Now, in an instance of life imitating art, the 18-year-old actor reveals he's "more similar to Will than I thought"—i.e., he's gay in real...

Time for Stranger Things to Cull the Cast
Critic Has a Beef
With Stranger Things

Critic Has a Beef With Stranger Things

It's grown too sprawling, writes Stuart Heritage, who wonders whether it counts as TV anymore

(Newser) - Fans of Stranger Things waited years for Season 4, and so far, most everyone seems to like what they see. The season's last two episodes were released this week, and as he prepares to watch, Guardian writer Stuart Heritage hopes to witness an abject bloodbath. First, however, he’ll...

Kate Bush 'Thrilled' by Song's Use in Stranger Things

'Running Up That Hill' has been given a 'whole new lease of life'

(Newser) - Kate Bush's 1985 song "Running Up That Hill" plays an important role in the new season of Stranger Things—and the British singer is thrilled that the song has gotten a boost from fans who weren't even born when it was first released, CNN reports. "You...

Stranger Things Is Back, but With a Warning

In wake of Uvalde shooting, disclaimer notes 'graphic violence involving children' in Season 4 opener

(Newser) - It's the moment that Stranger Things fans have been waiting for: The spooky series is back on Netflix as of Friday for Season 4, though viewers in the US watching last season's recap trailer that plays right before the new one will notice a special disclaimer. USA Today...

Victims on New Netflix Show Think They've Got a Job. But No.

'Prank Encounters' is already getting criticized online

(Newser) - A new Netflix show is taking heat for punking people who believe they've just scored an exciting new job, Fox News reports. Hosted and co-exec produced by Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo, Prank Encounters will air later in 2019 and follow its unwitting victims with hidden cameras. "Each...

New Coke Is Coming Back
New Coke Is Coming Back

New Coke Is Coming Back

Just 500K cans of it though, thanks to 'Stranger Things'

(Newser) - New Coke was infamously unpopular , and yet something tells us the 500,000 cans Coca-Cola will soon be making available will go pretty quickly. The widely detested soda was introduced as the new version of the beloved beverage in 1985, but the original version was quickly brought back due to...

Michael B. Jordan Burns Roseanne at MTV Awards

'Best hero' winner gave award to a real hero

(Newser) - Michael B. Jordan picked up the "best villain" prize at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, but he joked that it could have gone to someone more villainous than Black Panther bad guy Erik Killmonger: Roseanne Barr. "I'm shocked that I won this award for best villain,...

Millie Bobby Brown Vanishes From Twitter After Anti-Gay Memes

'Stranger Things' actress had been object of homophobic meme, hashtag campaign

(Newser) - She's taken on the Demogorgon, but Twitter trolls may have been too much. Variety reports that Millie Bobby Brown, who plays Eleven in the Netflix series Stranger Things, has either deactivated or deleted her @milliebbrown Twitter account, and it may be linked to a proliferation of memes painting the...

David Harbour: I Was Committed to Mental Asylum

'Stranger Things' star talks with Marc Maron about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder

(Newser) - In a candid conversation with Marc Maron on the comedian's WTF podcast this week, David Harbour revealed he was once committed to a mental asylum. The actor, now 43, said that when he was 25, about a year and a half after he got sober, he got involved with...

Stranger Things Cast Gets Huge Pay Bump

Adult stars reportedly making $350K per episode; kids at $250K

(Newser) - The cast of Stranger Things will be making a lot more for the third season of the hit Netflix show. Sources tell the Hollywood Reporter the adult stars, Winona Ryder and David Harbour, will make up to $350,000 per episode (up from $100,000 and $80,000, respectively), while...

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