Actors Paul Reiser, Sean Astin, and actress Linnea Berthelsen will joining the season two cast of Stranger Things. Here’s a little background about their characters…
Linnea Berthelsen will play the character of Roman, a young damaged woman who suffered tragedy early in life and who may have something to do with the supernatural activities that happened at the lab. Paul Reiser will play Dr. Owens, a high-ranking member of the Energy Department who is basically on a cleanup assignment.
And then there is the ex-goonie, Sean Astin, who will play Bob Newby, a former nerd who once went to school with Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour). Bob Newby now manages the old Hawkins RadioShack
With all this star power, the second season of Stranger Things will be even more appealing to fans. Including an ex-Goonie in the cast fits with the theme of the show and keeps in line with its reputation of being the coolest show out there.