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Stranger Things 3 Brings Back Scene Stealer, Casts ‘Alternative Girl!’

Priah Ferguson – who played Lucas’ scene-stealing little sister Erica in ST2 – has been made a recurring star in Stranger Things 3.

Maya Thurman-Hawke has been cast as ‘alternative girl’ Robin.

Headshots and character descriptions follow.

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Stranger Things Gets After Show!

Stranger Things is getting an after show, hosted by Community’s ex-dean, Jim Rash. Beyond Stranger Things will feature guests – co-creators  the Duffer Brothers, members of the cast and special surprise guests.

How does that even work on Netflix (I hear you ask)?

After you binge watch all nine episodes of Stranger Things 2, then you can binge watch Beyond Stranger Things. All seven episodes of Beyond Stranger Things premiere on Netflix on October 27th.

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Spielberg, King and Carpenter Influence Excellent Stranger Things!

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If you love the films of Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter, or the books (and filmic adaptations) of Stephen King, then you might very well love Netflix’s new series, Stranger Things.

This a story of a boy who goes missing after a day of Dungeons & Dragons and the efforts of his best friends and mother to find him. It’s a story that starts out looking like it a might be supernatural thriller then quickly becomes a science fiction adventure. It hangs on a plot that’s reminiscent of E.T. The Extraterrestrial, but references The Thing, Poltergeist and other films in fresh new ways.

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