With the extremely fashionable sci-fi TV sequence Stranger Issues again on our screens, Music Magpie has fast-forwarded 33 years to 2017 to provide followers a glimpse of what principal characters from the present would appear to be now, and what profession paths they’ve taken.
Tell us, which profession alternative shocked you essentially the most.
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Eleven, 46, Fundraiser
Hobbies: Vegan baking and Tarot card studying
Regardless of the horrors of her remoted, captive childhood, Eleven was in a position to overcome her demons.
After some very temperamental teenage years (and a short-lived punk section), she opened up emotionally and blossomed, placing a cease to the unpredictable and sometimes harmful unleashing of her talents.
Immediately, she reserves her telekinetic powers for de-seeding avocados and rescuing the city’s animals, for whom she is the designated patron.
Dustin, 46, Instructor
Hobbies: Internet hosting dinner events & mentoring
All-around good man Dustin stays one among Hawkins’ hottest residents.
After a number of spells as class president, he tried his hand on the stand-up comedy circuit earlier than returning to the city and settling as a trainer.
As eccentric and goofy as ever, he spends means an excessive amount of of his time attempting to tug the group collectively – listening to Lucas moan about work, pretending to love Will’s storage band and positively reviewing Mike’s distinctly common performs.
Barbs (Within the hope she is alive), 51, Investigative journalist
Career: Investigative journalist
Hobbies: Buying with associates & e book membership
We’ve determined Barb in some way survived her ordeal within the upside-down, as a result of we will’t convey ourselves to just accept the choice.
Along with her penchant for justice, Barb’s exposé on the disturbing actions happening at Hawkins Laboratory elevated her to nationwide prominence.
From there, her investigative reporting has taken her cross-country and spanned seven novels; however she at all times calls by her hometown if she’s within the space.
And although the 80’s are however a distant reminiscence, go-getter Barb refuses to retire her outsized, bottle-top glasses.
Will Byers, 46, Challenge Supervisor
Career: Challenge Supervisor
Hobbies: Band practise, political campaigner
Resilient Will’s terrifying ordeal within the upside-down pushed him to the very limits of survival.
It’s maybe why he thrives in his position as a Challenge Supervisor, which he says is ‘just about a breeze really, compared’.
He threw himself into the grunge scene within the early 90’s and by no means did put the guitar down, nonetheless championing his storage rock band ‘Demogorgon’ to today.
Mike Wheeler, 46, Occasion planner
Career: Occasion planner
Hobbies: Amatuer theatre, Sudoku
Imaginative and delicate Mike was at all times the optimist of the group.
His knack for management and outside-the-box considering has seen him rise to prominence as Indiana’s finest occasion planner.
In his spare time, Mike is the one member of the group to (secretly) preserve an curiosity in Dungeons and Dragons, through an online discussion board he runs.
Extra publicly, he expresses his still-active creativeness by main Hawkins’ novice theatre group, whose latest productions embody the all-singing, all-dancing ‘A Day within the Upside-Down’.
Lucas Sinclair, 46, Accountant
Hobbies: Constructing computer systems and DIY
Wise and skeptical Lucas was typically round to maintain the group grounded. Sensible and pragmatic, he at all times bought on with the job at hand, significantly when it got here to discovering his buddy Will.
The cynicism and stubbornness we noticed in his angle in the direction of Eleven grew with age however serves him nicely in his moderately dry profession as an accountant.
Lucas’s tendency to tantrum when issues didn’t go his means carried on too; coming to a head when Dustin beat him to change into Class President in Junior yr.
When he might be bothered to attend the group’s dinner events, he by no means brings wine and at all times leaves the earliest.