We’re just days away from the premiere of Stranger Things season 4, at last! We’ve been waiting almost three years for the continuation of the addicting sci-fi series and we cannot wait to see what’s happened to our favorite characters.
Most of the Stranger Things season 4 cast are returning cast members, and there are some exciting additions as well. Like every new season of a show, we’re going to meet new characters who will play some type of role in the storyline. We’re thrilled to get to know Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn), who’s been teased already, and Robert Englund’s spooky character Victor Creel.
Stranger Things season 4 is bigger and darker than any season so far, and we have to imagine that there will be even more characters involved as the series moves outside of Hawkins, Indiana for the first time.
Take a look at the cast breakdown below!
Stranger Things season 4 returning cast
So many of your favorites are back for Stranger Things season 4. Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Sadie Sink, Maya Hawke, Joe Keery, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, and Cara Buono are back as series regulars for the new season. Priah Ferguson, who stars as Erica Sinclair, and Brett Gelman, who stars as Murray Bauman, were upped to series regulars.
Stranger Things season 4 new cast members
Meet our new cast members for season 4 below!
Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson in Stranger Things
Eddie Munson is a new character who attends Hawkins High School. He’s head of the Dungeons & Dragons group, The Hellfire Club, and based on the trailer we know he’s a guitar player, too! TV Line describes him as:
“an audacious 80’s metalhead who runs The Hellfire Club, Hawkins High’s official D&D club. Hated by those who don’t understand him — and beloved by those who do — Eddie will find himself at the terrifying epicenter of this season’s mystery.”
29-year-old British actor Joseph Quinn portrays Eddie.
Where have you seen him before? Quinn is still an up-and-coming actor, though he’s had a few notable roles under his belt. He had a small role in Game of Thrones as a soldier named Koner in the season 7 episode “The Spoils of War,” and appeared in the 2018 movie Overlord. He’s probably best known for playing the part of Arthur Havisham in the BBC series Dickensian.
What’s next? It doesn’t look like Quinn has any upcoming roles on his IMDb page, however once he makes his debut as Eddie in Stranger Things, I’m sure he’ll be scooped up for other TV shows and movies soon!
Social Media: Joseph Quinn recently joined Instagram! Follow him here.
Eduardo Franco as Argyle in Stranger Things
Argyle might be your favorite new character in Stranger Things because he seems really funny! Netflix introduced him as: “Jonathan’s new BFF. We stan a fun-loving stoner who proudly delivers delicious pizza pies for Surfer Boy Pizza.” 27-year-old actor Eduardo Franco portrays Argyle.
Where have you seen him before? Franco has appeared in the comedies Booksmart and The Package, along with the shows American Vandal and Adam Ruins Everything. Chances are, you’ve seen him on Netflix already!
What’s next? According to Franco’s IMDb page, it looks like he doesn’t have any upcoming roles announced just yet. But once people see him in Stranger Things, we’re sure, like Quinn, Franco will be an in-demand actor.
Social Media: Follow Franco on Instagram here!
Jamie Campbell Bower as Peter Ballard in Stranger Things
We haven’t heard too much of Jamie Campbell Bower’s character in Stranger Things season 4, so we’re intrigued by this Peter Ballard guy! According to Netflix, he’s “a caring man who works as an orderly at a psychiatric hospital.” Hinting at what’s to come, the streamer also added: “Tired of the brutality he witnesses day after day, will Peter finally take a stand?” Very interesting.
Where have you seen him before? You probably recognize Bower as he’s been in a few popular titles before, including the movies The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He also played the character Caius in two Twilight movies, and portrayed a young Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1! Looks like the actor loves sci-fi and fantasy like us.
What’s next? Bower has a film called True Haunting in post-production, in which he’ll play a character called Ed Becker. It’s a horror movie set to premiere in 2023, directed by Gary Fleder.
Social Media: You can find the 33-year-old actor on Instagram here!
Robert Englund as Victor Creel in Stranger Things
Horror legend Robert Englund plays the mysterious Victor Creel in Stranger Things season 4. According to Netflix, this new character is is “a disturbed and intimidating man who is imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital for a gruesome murder in the 1950s.” Creepy! As we’ve seen in the trailer, Victor Creel has his eyes cut out, which is very disturbing. Hopefully we’ll get to find out why that is.
Where have you seen him before? Even a casual horror fan knows who Robert Englund is! The 74-year-old actor is best known for playing the iconic villain Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street movie series. You can also catch him in movies like 2001 Maniacs, Strangeland, and Zombie Strippers! He’s also played small roles in the shows Workaholics and The Goldbergs.
What’s next? Englund has two movies up next, including an animated horror film called Abruptio and a thriller titled Harvest Moon.
Social Media: Follow Robert Englund on Instagram here!
Tom Wlaschiha as Dmitri in Stranger Things
Tom Wlaschiha plays one of the new characters out in Russia, Dmitri! Netflix has a short and sweet character description for him, reading, “a smart and charming Russian prison guard. But can he be trusted?” We’ll surely soon find out!
Where have you seen him before? The first place you’ll likely recognize Wlaschiha from is Game of Thrones! The 48-year-old German actor played the mysterious Jaqen H’ghar in the HBO hit. Besides that, you might’ve seen him in the TV shows Das Boot, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, or Crossing Lines. He’s also appeared in movies like Resistance and Mr. Turner.
What’s next? Wlaschiha has a movie in post-production called Escape to the Sea directed by Veljko Bulajic, and he’s currently filming a miniseries titled Last Light. We’re excited to keep seeing him on our screens!
Social Media: Give Wlaschiha a follow on Instagram here!
Nikola Djuricko as Yuri in Stranger Things
I have a feeling Yuri is about to be an interesting character in Stranger Things season 4! According to Netflix, this new guy is “a seedy and unpredictable Russian smuggler who loves bad jokes, cold hard cash, and crunchy style peanut butter.” I’m sure his paths will cross with Hopper’s one way or another! 47-year-old Serbian actor Nikola Djuricko portrays Yuri.
Where have you seen him before? Djuricko has appeared in movies such as World War Z, In the Land of Blood and Honey, The Living Man, and Legends. As for TV shows, you can catch him in For All Mankind, Black Sun, and more.
What’s next? It looks like Djuricko is one busy man because he has four projects lined up next after Stranger Things! These include Sveta obitelj, Halo of Stars, The Absurd Scam, and Stara majka.
Social Media: Check out his Instagram page and give him a follow here!
Mason Dye as Jason Carver in Stranger Things
27-year-old actor Mason Dye plays another new high school character in Stranger Things season 4 named Jason. According to Netflix, he’s “a handsome, rich athlete who is dating the most popular girl in school.” However, that doesn’t mean everything’s paradise for this student. The streamer teased: “But as a new evil threatens Hawkins, his perfect world begins to unravel.” Ooh!
Where have you seen him before? Dye has appeared in a few really popular shows, including Teen Wolf, Bosch, and The Goldbergs. As for movies, you can catch him in Her Son’s Secret, Vanished, and Natural Selection.
What’s next? It doesn’t look like Dye has any projects up next yet, but we’re sure we’ll see him on our screens after Stranger Things in something new soon!
Social Media: Follow Mason Dye on Instagram here!
Grace Van Dien as Chrissy in Stranger Things
Remember that mention of Jason’s girlfriend who happens to be the most popular girl in school? That would be Chrissy, played by 25-year-old Grace Van Dien! According to Netflix, she’s also the head cheerleader at Hawkins High School, but similar to Jason, her life isn’t as wonderful as you might think. The streamer teases: “But beneath the seemingly perfect surface lies a dark secret.”
Where have you seen her before? You might’ve seen Van Dien in shows like Greenhouse Academy, The Village, and Code Black. She also co-starred in the show The Binge alongside fellow Stranger Things newcomer Eduardo Franco! What a small world. As for films, you can see her in Charlie Says, Lady Driver, and more.
What’s next? Van Dien is booked and busy as she has four projects in the works! This includes V for Vengeance, The Fix, Aaah! Roach!, and Julius Caesar Live Read!
Social Media: Give Van Dien a follow on Instagram here!
Amybeth McNulty as Vickie in Stranger Things
Anne With an E stans were very happy to hear that Amybeth McNulty would be joining the cast of Stranger Things season 4 as Vickie. Per Netflix, this new character is “a cool, fast talking band nerd who catches the eye of one of our beloved heroes.” I can’t wait to learn more about her!
Where have you seen her before? Of course, McNulty is best known for playing the role of Anne Shirley-Cuthbert in Anne With an E on Netflix. Beyond that, the 20-year-old actress can be seen in movies like All My Puny Sorrows and Morgan, along with shows such as Clean Break.
What’s next? Up next, McNulty will appear in a thriller called Maternal directed by Megan Follows. It sounds creepy!
Social Media: McNulty is super popular on social media, but if you don’t already follow her, check out her Instagram here!
Who are you most excited to see in Stranger Things season 4? Don’t miss volume 1 when it premieres on May 27 and volume 2 when it comes out on July 1.