16. Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton, who play love pursuits Nancy and Jonathan, started courting in 2016, however have largely stored their relationship non-public.
“That is one thing vital to me—with my household, with my pals, I actually prefer to maintain it for me,” Dyer told Refinery 29 in 2019, although she did admit, “It is an attention-grabbing factor to work with any person who you go residence with. It is all the time actually enjoyable.”
17. Imagine it or not, two fan-favorite characters weren’t purported to make it out of seaso one alive, together with Joe Keery’s well-coiffed Steve Harrington, who was initially scripted to be the dangerous boyfriend earlier than the actor was solid.
“We love Joe. We fell in love with him in the course of the making of season one, which is why we ended up writing that arc for him the place he is serving to to save lots of the day with Jonathan [Charlie Heaton] and Nancy,” Ross instructed The Hollywood Reporter in 2017. “Steve was purported to be this jocky douchebag, and Joe was a lot greater than that.”
18. Additionally slated to perish was Eleven. Sure, actually.
“Eleven was going to sacrifice herself to save lots of the day,” Ross stated within the 2018 e-book Stranger Issues: Worlds Turned Upside Down. “That was all the time the tip recreation. However as soon as we realized that the present was doubtlessly going to go on longer than one season, we wanted to depart it extra up within the air, as a result of deep down we knew the present simply would not actually work with out Eleven. And at that time, we knew how particular Millie was. If there was going to be extra Stranger Issues, Eleven needed to come again.”