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'Stranger Things' Adds Sean Astin & More Stars for Season 2

'Stranger Things' Adds Sean Astin & More Stars for Season 2

The cast of Stranger Things has started work on the second season of the hit series and three more stars have been added, including Sean Astin!

The 45-year-old actor is best known for his work as the title character in Rudy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, and Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Sean is set to play Bob Newby, “a kindhearted former nerd who went to high school with Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour) and now manages the local Hawkins RadioShack,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

Click inside for more details on the two other cast additions…

Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen will play Roman, “an emotionally damaged, magnetic young woman who suffered a great loss as a child. Although she does not live in Hawkins, she is mysteriously connected to the supernatural events at the lab…”

Paul Reiser will play Dr. Owens, “a high-ranking member within the Department of Energy on a ‘clean-up’ assignment, tasked with containing the events of last year.”

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