Warning: This story incorporates spoilers from season 4 of Stranger Issues.
Wreaking havoc. After Stranger Issues teased Vecna’s wealthy historical past all through season 4, the primary half concluded with a serious revelation in regards to the villain’s true identification.
Though Vecna seemed to be one other member of the Upside Down, much like the Demogorgon and the Thoughts Flayer, it turned out that the brand new monster was truly human. Earlier than being banished to the opposite model of Hawkins, Indiana, Vecna first created chaos in his hometown and had a surprising connection to Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown).
Forward of the season 4 premiere, the Stranger Issues solid teased their very own introductions to the brand new villain on the present.
“Vecna is a psychological horror that I don’t assume we’ve actually seen,” David Harbour, who performs Jim Hopper, instructed Selection earlier this month. “The Upside Down has been this wild west world the place there are creatures operating round, there’s violence, however we’ve by no means seen one thing as calculatedly psychologically evil as this. That’s thrilling as a result of he’s a real large unhealthy that we’ve wanted within the collection.”
In the meantime, Joe Keery praised the best way that Vecna performed into Stranger Issues‘ homage to horror movies from the ’80s. “As a fan of sensible results and basic horror-adventure motion pictures, it’s unparalleled,” the actor, 30, who portrays Steve Harrington, revealed. “There aren’t different folks which can be doing comparable issues to this, in order the fan in me, I used to be simply freaking out.”
In the course of the season, Vecna introduced Steve, Nancy (Natalia Dyer), Robin (Maya Hawke), Max (Sadie Sink), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) and newcomer Eddie (Joseph Quinn) collectively as they hunted down the monster amid his killing sprees.
For Matarazzo, 19, attending to be a part of that story line saved him on his toes all through filming. “The craziest factor is simply how new and recent the villain feels in comparison with what we’ve had earlier than,” the Connecticut native instructed Selection. “It’s one thing that brings an entire new vibe to how we cope with our villains in Stranger Issues and the way we’ll proceed to take action going ahead.”
Quinn, 29, nevertheless, discovered the behind-the-scenes side of bringing Vecna to life to be essentially the most fascinating half. “It was bizarre to see him on digicam and he’s so terrifying, and you then see him off digicam with an iced latte. It’s fairly a humorous picture,” the England native joked.
Scroll down for the whole lot to know in regards to the main Vecna reveals in season 4: