Chase Stokes Bombed His Audition for Stranger Issues’ Steve Harrington – Latest Hollywood News

Outer Banks star Chase Stokes nearly performed one other Netflix heartthrob.

The John B. actor stated, earlier than he landed the lead half within the thriller/thriller, he auditioned for Stranger Issues fan-favorite character Steve Harrington.

“So I really learn for Steve Harrington and forgot all of the strains and completely effed up the audition,” Stokes advised Entry Hollywood at Outer Banks fan occasion Poguelandia. “I drove eight hours from Atlanta again to Orlando regretting each second of my life on that.”

The Stranger Issues function finally went to Joe Keery, who Stokes stated is “an absolute legend.”

“He’s so rattling good as Steve Harrington,” he added of Keery’s tackle the half. “I’m tremendous happy with him. I’ve talked to him a bit bit all through the years.”

Although Stokes didn’t get the foremost function within the sci-fi collection, Stranger Issues creators Matt and Ross Duffer gave the actor one other half within the present, as a minor character within the sixth episode of season one. The Outer Banks star credit the Duffers for kickstarting his profession, which finally led to his starring function within the teen motion drama, which simply obtained an early season 4 renewal.

“I’m simply grateful for the Duffer brothers for giving me a chance to do my job and to begin my profession,” Stokes concluded. “I imply, if it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t be right here and the manager producers and the Netflix people who find themselves a part of that present had been additionally a part of Stranger Issues. It’s a really full circle second for me.”

Outer Banks season three hits Netflix on Feb. 23, whereas the fifth and ultimate season of Stranger Issues is about to start manufacturing later this 12 months.

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