Prank Encounters: Gaten Matarazzo to Host Netflix Hidden-Camera Prank Show


Prank Encounters: Gaten Matarazzo to Host Netflix Hidden-Camera Prank Show

Prank Encounters: Gaten Matarazzo to host Netflix hidden-camera prank show

Variety is reporting that Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things) will be hosting Prank Encounters, a hidden-camera prank show in development at Netflix.

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Each episode of the series will take two strangers who each think they’re starting their first day at a new job. However, their part-time jobs turn into full-time nightmares when their paths collide.

The eight-episode series comes from Propagate with Matarazzo, Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Kevin Healey, and Rob Hyde serving as executive producers. Anthony Gonzalez (Undercover Boss) will direct.

Matarazzo will next be seen on Stranger Things Season 3 when new episodes launch on the streamer on July 4. Stranger Things season 3 once again stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, Sadie Sink as Max, Maya Thurman-Hawke as Robin, Jake Busey as Bruce, Francesca Reale as Heather, and Cary Elwes as Mayor Kline.

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Stranger Things was created by Matt and Sean Duffer, who also serve as executive producers and directors along with Shawn Levy (who also directs), Dan Cohen and Iain Patterson.