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VIDEO: Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo Raps in Old Navy's Black Friday Commercial!

Everyone fell in love with Gaten Matarazzo from his role as Dustin in Stranger Things, and now he’s making us fall in love again thanks to his adorable rapping skills!

The 14-year-old actor stars in Old Navy‘s commercial and he raps about how $100,000 is being given away every day until Black Friday via scratch off cards.

In addition to the cash prize every day, thousands of other prizes via Coca-Cola, Fandango, Chipotle, and more are being given out.

Watch Gaten give all the details during his adorable rap!

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'Stranger Things' Cast Starts Shooting Season Two!

Filming has officially commenced for season two of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, and now we have the first on-set photos!

The show’s young stars Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Charlie Heaton, Millie Bobby Brown, Natalia Dyer, and Joe Keery were all spotted arriving to set to shoot new scenes on Monday (November 14) in Atlanta, Ga.

The cast and crew looked like they were having a blast catching up with each other!

In case you missed it, check out a cast photo featuring more of the stars who will be returning for season two – and find out which three new stars have been added!

To help whet your appetite until the Stranger Things season premiere in 2017, watch a Lego recreation of the series that a fan put together below!

Lego Stranger Things

15+ pictures inside of the Stranger Things cast arriving to set… More Here! »

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Netflix Releases 'Stranger Things' Season Two Cast Photo - See Who's Coming Back!

Season two of the hit series Stranger Things is not premiering until 2017, but Netflix has just released a cast photo that will get you excited!

The black-and-white photo was shared via the show’s Twitter upside-down, alluding to the alternate universe visited by some characters in season one…

With the photo right side-up (head to our gallery to see it!), we find out that familiar faces Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, and Noah Schnapp will all be returning for the new season!

The pic also includes newcomers Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery, who join the cast as step-siblings Max and Billy.

While the photo does not feature older cast members Winona Ryder or David Harbour, a Netflix rep confirmed to TVLine that both will be coming back.

Season two of Stranger Things will kick off in the fall of 1982, around a year after the season one takes place.

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'Stranger Things' Kids Open Up About Instant Fame & The Show's Success

Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo chat together during an interview for Teen Vogue‘s upcoming issue.

The Stranger Things trio were also joined by their co-stars Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer and Finn Wolfhard. Here’s what the stars had to share with the mag:

Millie Bobby Brown on their instant fame after the show’s premiere: “The show is so well-received, and we’re just very grateful to the press and our fans [for staying] supportive and [being] there for us. We really couldn’t have done this without Netflix and the Duffers.”

Gaten Matarazzo on interpreting his character: “I definitely feel they wrote the characters around the people who played them. I feel like it was good that they did that because the kids playing them are able to play a role — actually, I feel like that’s why we’re getting so much better. People come up to me and say ‘You’re such a good actor.’ In my mind, I really wasn’t acting as much as I was being myself on camera.”

Caleb McLaughlin on not recognizing Millie after she shaved her head: “I was at lunch and I didn’t recognize her after. She was like, ‘Hey Gaten, Caleb, Noah…’ I was like ‘Hey,’ she was like ‘It’s me, Millie.’ She looked so different.”

Finn Wolfhard on leaning on each other during new experiences: “We all trust each other very much. We’re all part of a big family now; it’s like we’re brothers so we have to trust each other.”

Noah Schnapp on not immediately realizing the show’s success: “I went to camp and I came back, and I saw that people from across the world were watching the show, and everyone was interacting with us on social media. I was so happy and amazed by how far the show had gone.”

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Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo Discusses His Rare Genetic Disorder: 'I Need a Lot of Surgery'

Gaten Matarazzo, the young actor who plays Dustin on the Netflix series Stranger Things, is opening up about his battle with the rare genetic disorder cleidocranial dysostosis.

“It’s a condition where you’re born without your collarbones,” the 14-year-old actor said during an appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show (via EW). “I don’t have any. It affects your facial growth, your skull growth, your teeth — that’s why I don’t have any [teeth], these are fake right here. I have teeth, but they’re all baby teeth. I need a lot of surgery.”

“I have a really mild case and a lot of people have it much worse than I do,” Gaten added. “I feel like putting it into the show has really raised awareness for it. And I’m lucky that mine is very mild, but now that it’s in my genes… it’s usually passed on by genes, it wasn’t for me, it just happened. So now that it’s in my genes, I have a 50 percent chance of passing it down in my genes and it could be much worse for them.”

Gaten says that the creators of Stranger Things decided to make his condition a part of the show and he is glad to showcase it on the series.

“I just wanna raise awareness for it and let people know it’s not something that they should be afraid of showing,” he said.

'Stranger Things' Stars Caleb McLaughlin & Gaten Matarazzo Jet to London

Stranger Things stars Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo make their way through Heathrow Airport on Tuesday (September 20) in London, England.

The adorable duo are across the pond to do some promo for their show before they head to Paris.

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While in London, the boys have been taking in the sites and sharing fun videos on their Instagrams!

Caleb and Gaten even took a double decker bus tour of the city as part of an assignment for school.

“I know I’m on one of the cheesiest things on the planet. It’s one of these tour buses in England. It’s for school but it is actually pretty cool,” Gaten said in a video.

A video posted by Gaten Matarazzo (@gatenm123) on

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'Stranger Things' Kids Perform 'Uptown Funk' for Emmys 2016 Pre-Show (Video)

Caleb McLaughlin and Millie Bobby Brown hit the stage with Gaten Matarazzo for a performance before the start of the 2016 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (September 18) in Los Angeles.

The three kids from the hit Netflix series Stranger Things warmed up the crowd before the start of the show with a performance of the Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk.”

Earlier in the night, the kids walked the red carpet together and during the show they had a fun moment when they got to pass out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the audience.

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