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The “Stranger Things” Kids Then Vs. At The 2018 Emmy Awards

Mike Wheeler, played by Finn Wolfhard


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Will Byers, played by Noah Schnapp


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Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown


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Dustin Henderson, played by Gaten Matarazzo


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Lucas Sinclair, played by Caleb McLaughlin


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Nancy Wheeler, played by Natalia Dyer


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Jonathan Byers, played by Charlie Heaton


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Steve Harrington, played by Joe Keery


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Max Mayfield, played by Sadie Sink


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Billy Hargrove, played by Dacre Montgomery


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She said: “If this isn’t the start of something becoming more normal to see women leading shows, then that’s really depressing.”

Whittaker also emphasised the importance of having stories told from different perspectives. She said: “It’s more about what stories, [so] we don’t always have to regurgitate the same form from the same POV. I think POV shifting is really important. How successful was Gravity? Nearly two hours of one woman. You can’t surely sell it as ‘well, only women will go see this.’ I think now is the time to show children, boys and girls, that your role models and your heroes on the screen all don’t look the same.”

Bradley Walsh, who joins the show as Graham, went further: “This will trailblaze for a lot of other shows where people are frightened to change. You know sometimes you wear a show like a comfy coat? That’s not going to happen now after this.”