The actor, who plays Eleven in the Netflix series, is enrolled at a university that counts Neil Armstrong among its alumni.
"It’s really hard to be hated on when you don’t know who you are yet."
Proof that sometimes a cheeky DM slide does pay off.
The actor, who was 14 when she auditioned for the Netflix series, said she "begged and pleaded" with the casting team before winning the part.
The Netflix show’s co-creators previously claimed they had been “George Lucas-ing” past episodes.
Last week, the actor revealed he lost 34kg for a storyline in the hit Netflix series.
The British actor, who plays Eddie Munson, said he was detained at immigration on his arrival in the US.
“I thought we’d be the first Netflix show ever to never get a second season.”
The actor described losing 34kg for season 4 of the Netflix hit as a “difficult and exciting ride”.
“After a while, I was so far down the rabbit hole, at points I’d be like ‘Do I sound good? Do you like this?'"
About Stranger Things
‘Stranger Things’ is a US sci-fi horror series airing on streaming service Netflix. Created, written, directed and co-executive produced by the Duffer Brothers, the series tells the story of the disappearance of a young boy amid supernatural events in the town of Hawkins, and the sudden appearance of a girl who uses her powers to help his friends try to find him. ‘Stranger Things’ stars Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), David Harbour (Jim Hopper), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), Natalia Dyer (Nancy Wheeler), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan Byers), Cara Buono (Karen Wheeler), and Matthew Modine (Martin Brenner). Series one first aired in July 2016, to much critical acclaim, with a second series coming to Netflix in October 2017. It takes place around Halloween 1984, about a year after the events of the first season and features the return of the Demogorgon and The Upside Down.