Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer teased a lot of carnage before the Netflix series’ fourth season finale. Despite the predictions, a handful of series regulars survived the most recent otherworldly assault on Hawkins, Indiana. Maya Hawke recently said she would love her character Robin to die in season 5.
Only new season addition and instant fan favorite Eddie was killed off in the last season. Many series regulars may be on the chopping block in Stranger Things’ upcoming fifth and final season. Maya Hawke, who debuted on the series in Season 3 as Robin, recently told Rolling Stone that she would like it if Robin passed away and experienced a “hero’s moment” similar to Eddie’s in the Season 4 finale.
Well, it’s the last season, so people are probably going to die. I would love to die and get my hero’s moment. I’d love to die with honor, as any actor would. But I love the way that the Duffer Brothers love their actors. The reason that they write so beautifully for me and for everyone else is because they fall in love with their actors and their characters, and they don’t want to kill them. I think that’s a beautiful quality that they have, and I wouldn’t wish it away.
After the “Stranger Things 4” conclusion aired, The Duffer Bros. said on the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast that they stood by their choice not to kill off series regulars. The two responded to actor Millie Bobby Brown, who suggested that the show adopt the “Game of Thrones” strategy and eliminate characters.
A spinoff project is now in the works at Netflix. Despite the fact that the Duffer Bros. have already stated that their spinoff idea is not built on an existing character, Hawke is still open to the possibility of playing Robin in a new series. The only requirement from Hawke is that she continues to work with Steve actor Joe Keery.
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