Reiser, Astin Join “Stranger Things”

Three more names have joined the cast of the currently in production second season of Ross and Matt Duffer’s original series “Stranger Things” on Netflix.

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

“Lord of the Rings” trilogy star Sean Astin will 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.

Finally Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen has been cast as Roman, an emotionally damaged, magnetic young woman who suffered a great loss as a child and is mysteriously connected to the supernatural events at the lab…

The new season of “Stranger Things” airs sometime in 2017.

Source: EW