Stranger Things Season 2 cast adds Brett Gelman
After abruptly severing ties this week with Adult Swim, where he made several specials, Variety is reporting that comic actor Brett Gelman (Blunt Talk, The Other Guys) is joining the Stranger Things Season 2 cast! Gelman is set to play Murray Bauman, “a disgraced journalist-turned-conspiracy theorist who is investigating a cold case in the small Indiana town.”
He will join returning stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine. As previously announced, the Stranger Things Season 2 cast will also include new additions Sadie Sink (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Dacre Montgomery (the Red Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers movie), newcomer Linnea Berthelsen and ’80s icons Sean Astin (The Goonies) and Paul Reiser (Aliens).
Stranger Things Season 2 will consist of 9 episodes set in 1984. Look for it to debut in 2017, produced by 21 Laps for Netflix. Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) serve as writer, directors and co-showrunners of the series, and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen via their 21 Laps entertainment banner (The Spectacular Now, Night at the Museum, Real Steel, Date Night). Shawn Levy also serves as director.
What do you think of the Stranger Things Season 2 cast so far? Is there anyone else you’d like to see join the ensemble? Let us know in the comments below!
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