The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reports that comedian Brett Gelman is the latest name to join the cast of Stranger Things for the upcoming second season on Netflix.
Released on the streaming service Netflix over the summer, Stranger Things took us to Hawkins, Indiana in 1983, where one night a young boy named Will Byers vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl. The second season is set one year after these events, and will delve into the bigger mythology behind young Will Byers’ disappearance, Matt Duffer previously teased.
Brett Gelman (whose credits include Fleabag and High Maintenance) will be playing the role of Murray Bauman, a disgraced journalist-turned-conspiracy theorist who is investigating a cold case in the small Indiana town. Returning in the second season are Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery and Noah Schnapp along with newcomers Sadie Sink, Dacre Montgomery, Paul Reiser, Sean Astin and Linnea Bethelsen.