Dustin is in the home! Gaten Matarazzo gave HollywoodLife an EXCLUSIVE replace on the filming the following season of ‘Stranger Issues,’ plus talks up his thrilling partnership with NERDS sweet.
2021 is poised to be a giant 12 months for Stranger Issues followers, and it begins with one among its younger superstars, Gaten Matarazzo. As all of us eagerly await to see the following season of the smash Netflix present, Gaten, who performs Dustin Henderson, is presently nonetheless filming episodes, a course of that he admits, like most issues, has been affected by the pandemic.
“Sluggish,” Gaten says, when requested how manufacturing is coming alongside on season 4. “Slowly, however absolutely. [Filming] already is principally taking part in it by ear anyway, however the pandemic on prime of it simply makes scheduling rather a lot tougher.” Nonetheless, the present is happening as greatest it may, and if nothing else, it means Gaten has been capable of reunite together with his co-stars, a lot of which he had not seen or been in contact with for months.
“Everybody’s nice,” Gaten says, “I really had not gotten to see anyone actually in the course of the quarantine in any respect. There was a stretch of 6 months the place we actually weren’t speaking to one another rather a lot; all of us had stuff happening at dwelling. However that made going again much more enjoyable. The minute we stepped again on set, we mentioned, ‘We’ve got the good job on planet earth.’”
Apart from wrapping up the season within the coming 12 months, Gaten can also be engaged on a enjoyable new mission with NERDS sweet. As a part of the model’s debut of their newest multi-texture invention – Gummy Clusters – Gaten is inviting followers to work together with him on social media to be true nerds and give you loopy hypotheses in regards to the first-of-its-kind new sweet. “Making the movies has been a whole lot of enjoyable,” says Gaten, “And I like that they’ve followers take part in it as effectively. Followers can go to my Instagram and inform us how they suppose Gummy Clusters got here to exist — as a result of I’m nonetheless attempting to determine it out and I want folks’s assist!”
To this point, Gaten’s seen theories starting from wizards within the clouds to mad scientists to a principle about ‘unicorn turds’, however on the finish of the day, the expertise is an opportunity to attach with followers and get slightly, effectively, nerdy! “My nerdy buddies and I stick collectively, and I really like that we now have a brand new sweet to take pleasure in.”
So, with all this discuss of nerds and the phrase changing into synonymous with Stranger Issues since season 2, it begs the query — who’s the largest nerd within the Stranger Issues forged? “Most likely me,” he confesses. “Out of the children, for certain me. Finn Wolfhard’s up there too.” However then, reminded of a latest sport of Dungeons & Dragons that he filmed with a number of the forged on the finish of final 12 months, he provides another title to the listing. “David Harbour’s form of a nerd. David’s the one who pitched the D&D thought, and I used to be all in… He doesn’t appear that manner upfront, however you get to know him.”