Netflix Geeked Week Day 3: The Biggest News & Announcements
Netflix Geeked Week Day 3: A bunch of Stranger Things news and a cool Fear Street trailer were highlights of day 3 of the virtual event.
Netflix Geeked Week Day 3: As we reach the halfway point of Netflix’s Geeked Week, the showcase was centered on Stranger Things.
Cast announcements, a new podcast, and footage from a drive-in experience that fans may not have been able to check out in the pandemic all appeared on the show. We also got updates on Fear Street, Gunpowder Milkshake, and a script read from the cast of Lucifer.
Stranger Things adds four new cast members
The fourth season of Stranger Things is still in production, but the Duffer Brothers stopped by Netflix Geeked Week to give us info on four new characters joining the fourth season of the series.
- Amybeth McNulty, best known for her work in Anne with an E please Vickie, “a cool, fast-talking band nerd who catches the eye of one of our beloved heroes,” according to Netflix.
- Myles Truitt plays Patrick, “a Hawkins basketball star who has friends, talent, and a good life…until shocking events send his life spiraling out of control.”
- Regina Ting Chen plays Ms. Kelly, “a popular guidance counselor who cares deeply for her students — especially those struggling the most.”
- Grace Van Dien will play Chrissy, “Hawkins’ High lead cheerleader and the most popular girl in school. But beneath the seemingly perfect surface lies a dark secret.”
Stranger Things scripted podcast coming soon
A six-episode scripted Stranger Things podcast is all about Robyn Buckley and acts as a prequel to the series. Netflix shared a clip from the podcast today, which you can listen to below.
Watch the Stranger Things drive-in experience without leaving your home
If you love live performances and you love Stranger Things then this is just for you. Check out this video that captured what the Stranger Things interactive drive-thru experience was like.
Gunpowder Milkshake clip
Gunpowder Milkshake is definitely one of the most anticipated films of the year, starring Karen Gillan as an assassin teaming up with her mom, played by Lena Headey, to save a kid. It also stars Angela Bassett, Michele Yeoh, and Carla Guigina. This is a kick-ass cast and rightfully so as you will see in this clip, the movie kicks some serious ass.
Fear Street movie trilogy trailer
The first trailer for Netflix’s movie trilogy, which will see a new movie released every week for three weeks, puts together everything that makes R.L. Stine’s work fun and scary.