Sadie Sink has revealed she “begged” for this stranger things casting team for her role on the show, although they thought she was too ‘old’.
The actor, now 20, joined the hit Netflix sci-fi series for its second season as Max Mayfield, a wild newcomer who befriends the main cast.
In a new interview with fashion magazineSink said the casting directors were initially hesitant about her “old” age, even though she was only 14 at the time.
“I just begged and begged them to give me more material so I could show them something new,” she recalls, adding that the role felt “right.”
Producers later called Sink to a chemistry lecture with Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson) and Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair) and she landed the part the next day.
In other recent ones stranger things News, Jamie Campbell Bower — who played season 4’s monster Vecna — opened up about his battle with addiction in a tweet celebrating seven and a half years of sobriety.
Earlier this week, the show’s writers also denied editing any scenes from previous seasons.
The answer came after the Netflix show’s co-creators, brothers Matt and Ross Duffer, claimed so would have edited in previous seasons – a move they dubbed “George Lucas-ing” and refer to war of stars the director’s habit of editing his films years after their release.
The first four seasons of stranger things are now available on Netflix.
Read The Independent‘s review of the latest set of episodes here.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/stranger-things-sadie-sink-too-old-b2133579.html Stranger Things: Sadie Sink ‘begged’ for role when casting team thought she was too ‘old’