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‘Stranger Things’ Teens Dish On The Return Of The Hit Show | TODAY


MORNING. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE ARE IN FOR QUITE THE TREAT THIS MORNING. IN JUST A FEW WEEKS THE PHENOMENON THAT IS “STRANGER THINGS” RETURNS FOR THE THIRD SEASON.>>THAT’S RIGHT. WE HAVE NEVER HAD THIS MANY. THIS IS SO EXCITING.>>I FEEL LIKE YOU ARE SO FAR AWAY.>>WE HAVE THE CAST HERE. THEY ARE ALL — WE ARE GOING TO CHAT ABOUT THE SHOW. LET’S LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN DUSTIN’S FRIENDS TRY TO SURPRISE HIM WHEN HE COMES BACK FROM CAMP.>>JUST A DREAM. YOU ARE DREAMING. [ SCREAMING ]>>OKAY.>>IT WAS WATER.>>YEAH. IT WAS WATER.>>I MADE SURE.>>WELCOME. I WAS DOING SO WELL. SO WELL. I WAS ON A ROLE. GOOD TO SEE YOU GUYS. EXCUSE ME. SO SORRY.>>DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT.>>I KNOW. THAT’S GATEN. HI, GUYS.>>HI.>>WE WERE JUST TALKING. WE INTERVIEWED YOU FOR OTHER THINGS. I FEEL LIKE YOU HAVE GROWN LIKE I GUESS THAT’S WHAT KIDS DO. YOU GREW UP.>>I’M SURE YOU DON’T MIND HER CALLING YOU KIDS?>>NO.>>TECHNICALLY, WE’RE NOT ADULTS UNTIL 23.>>23?>>18-YEAR-OLDS ARE NOT ADULTS.>>THAT’S PART OF WHAT YOU ARE DEALING WITH IN THE NEW SEASON, RIGHT?>>YOUR VOICE HAS CHANGED.>>SO EVERYBODY WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU CAN JUST DISH AND THEN WE CAN TALK ABOUT WHAT WE CAN EXPECT. OBVIOUSLY, YOU CAN’T TELL US MUCH, RIGHT?>>I MEAN, YOU ASK A SPECIFIC QUESTION, WE WILL TELL YOU IF WE CAN ANSWER IT.>>DYLAN YOU START.>>OKAY. I SAW THE FIRST FOUR EPISODES. I AM OBSESSED. I’LL TRY NOT TO GIVE ANYTHING AWAY.>>HAVE YOU GUYS SEEN IT?>>YES.>>I WILL SAY ONE THING. THIS SEASON IS DARKER THAN IT HAS BEEN. W WOULD YOU SAY BECAUSE YOU ARE GETTING OLDER YOU CAN TAKE IT IN A DARKER DIRECTION?>>I DON’T WANT TO SAY THAT WAS OUR INTENTION. I FEEL LIKE IT JUST HAPPENED.>>IT’S THAT WAY NO MATTER WHAT.>>YEAH.>>YOU ARE DEALING WITH THE HARDEST MONSTER YET. WE CAN TALK ABOUT THAT, RIGHT? WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT THAT? OR NOT?>>PUBERTY.>>YES.>>THE HARDEST CHALLENGE YET.>>YES.>>OR ELSE THERE WOULDN’T BE ANOTHER SEASON BECAUSE THEN IT WOULDN’T BE GOOD. IT’S ALSO DISGUSTING.>>YEAH. IT IS CHANGING THE DYNAMIC AMONGST THIS GROUP OF FRIENDS. I FEEL LIKE, NOAH, YOUR CHARACTER IS STILL TRYING TO GRAPPLE WITH — YOU KNOW URK GET TO HANG OUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS. THINGS ARE A LITTLE DIFFERENT?>>HE IS NOT FULLY BETTER. NONE OF THE KIDS ARE. WE ARE ALL LIKE SUFFERING. THE MONSTER IS STILL LINGERING INSIDE HIM. HE IS NOT FULLY BETTER YET.>>CALEB, THE SHOW’S GOT ALL THESE ’80s REFERENCES. DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE THEM EXPLAINED TO YOU, WHY THEY MATTER?>>NOT REALLY. I MEAN, WE ARE ALL VERY IN TUNE WITH THE ’80s.>>YOU HAVE TO BE?>>YEAH. AND THEY RECOMMEND A LOT OF ’80s MOVIES LIKE “”GOONIES” AND “E.T.”>>THAT WAS THE ONE THEY WERE LIKE, WATCH THIS.>>AND “GOONIES,” TOO.>>LIKE ANCIENT HISTORY?>>I KNOW.>>I STARTED WATCHING SEASON 4 LAST NIGHT.>>YOU ARE ON SEASON 4?>>EXCUSE ME. THE FIRST FOUR EPISODES.>>YOU ARE GOOD!>>HE KNOWS EVERYTHING.>>IS THAT ALL ANIMATED OR?>>I DON’T WANT TO GIVE AWAY TOO MUCH. ONE OF THE THINGS I REALLY ENJOY ABOUT YOU GUYS IS THAT YOU SEEM TO GENUINELY ENJOY EACH OTHER OFF CAMERA. OCCASIONALLY WE HAVE GROUPS IN HERE AND THEY DON’T ALWAYS ENJOY EACH OTHER.>>OH, YEAH.>>ARE YOU GUYS LIKELY JIT WHEN YOU ARE NOT ON SET?>>YEAH. OF COURSE WE ARE.>>YES. NO. IT’S JUST — NO, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, WE’VE GROWN UP TOGETHER.>>AND WHEN THEY WERE CASTING THE SHOW, LIKE WE ARE TRYING TO FIND WHO WORKS BEST WITH WHO.>>COULD YOU EVER IMAGINE IT WOULD TAKE OFF THE WAY IT HAS? FROM THE EARLY DAYS, I REMEMBER WHEN YOU STARTED AND WE INTERVIEWED YOU, AND PEOPLE WERE OBSESSED FROM THE BEGINNING. DID YOU HAVE ANY IDEA YOUR LIVES WOULD TAKE OFF THE WAY IT HAS?>>NOT THIS WAY. I FELT LIKE THE SHOW WOULD BE PRETTY BIG, BUT THIS IS ON SOME DIFFERENT LEVELS.>>SOMETIMES LIKE YOU WILL BE SITTING UP AND REALIZE, WHOA, EVERYTHING IS DIFFERENT.>>AND BECAUSE OF THE SHOW, YOU AND MAX HAVE THIS KIND OF BROMANCE.>>11?>>YEAH.>>THAT’S REALLY INTERESTING. I LIKE WHERE THEY WENT WITH THAT IN SEASON 3 JUST BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, THE FIRST TWO SEASONS IT’S A LOT OF, YOU KNOW, LIKE THE BOYS’ FRIENDSHIP. SO I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE HAD A FEMALE FRIENDSHIP REPRESENTED ON THE SHOW.>>RIGHT. YOU NEED THAT. I WILL SAY DUSTIN AND STEVE’S BROMANCE IS STILL GOING STRONG.>>YEAH. AND A STRONG FEMALE FRIENDSHIP, I FEEL LIKE THAT MICAH AND LUCAS HAVE A BROMANCE.>>I HAVE NEVER SEEN THAT BEFORE. IT’S AWESOME.>>IT’S ALMOST LIKE YOU DIDN’T EVEN WORK ON THE SHOW. IT’S ALMOST LIKE THEY JUST — CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE ROMANCE? WE’VE TALKED ABOUT THE ROMANCE. I MEAN, THERE WAS SOME — THERE IS A LITTLE KISSING. NOT TO GIVE AWAY TOO MUCH. I DON’T WANT TO –>>NO.>>LIKE WE INVENTED KISSING? I DON’T THINK WE DID.>>CALEB, YOU ARE KISSING IN THIS SEASON AS WELL?>>YEAH.>>LIKE IT’S JUST — I FEEL LIKE IT REPRESENTS WHAT, YOU KNOW, YOUNG RELATIONSHIPS ARE LIKE, YOU KNOW. THEY ARE NOT — WE DON’T TAKE IT TOO SERIOUSLY.>>IT’S SO PERFECTLY AWKWARD. SO PERFECTLY AWKWARD.>>IN REAL LIFE, TOO.>>IN THE SHOW WE DENTON’T TAKE TOO SERIOUSLY BUT IT’S VERY SERIOUS. WE ARE BASICALLY GOING TO GET MARRIED T>>>AND WE ARE BACK WITH THE CAST OF “STRANGER THINGS.” THIS MORNING THEY ARE JOINING IN OUR “FUN FACT FRIDAY.”>>YOU HAVE EACH AGREED TO SHARE A FUN FACT. WE WILL DO THE LIGHTNING ROUND. YOU START.>>OKAY. I HAVE — I ALWAYS HAVE CANDY ON ME.>>REALLY?>>LIKE JUST SUGARY CANDY. I ALWAYS HAVE SOMETHING ON ME.>>WHAT DO YOU HAVE TODAY?>>I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING ON ME RIGHT NOW. IT’S IN MY TRENCH COAT. I OPEN IT UP.>>OKAY.>>YEAH.>>HOW ABOUT YOU?>>I AM ON THE CUSP OF PISCES AND AQUARIUS.>>THAT’S LIKE MY MOM.>>THAT’S A FUN FACT.>>ARE YOU GOING TO DISH THAT NOW?>>WHAT DO YOU RELATE WITH?>>I DON’T KNOW IF I HAVE REALLY EVER READ INTO THAT. I WOULD SAY — I KNOW THAT I WAS BORN ON — I DON’T KNOW LIKE — OKAY, BYE.>>SHE IS LIKE, I’M DONE WITH “FUN FACT FRIDAY.”>>I THINK A PISCES.>>MY MAIN GOAL IN LIFE IS TO HAVE A SERVICE MEERKAT.>>A MEERKAT?>>YES, SIR.>>WHAT IS A MEERKAT?>>IT’S LIKE A CUTE LITTLE LIKE — THEY ARE ALMOST LIKE PRA PRAIRIE FERRETS. SIMONE AND PUMBA?>>”THE LION KING.”>>VERY CUTE.>>SERVICE?>>YEAH, I WANT TO GET ONE. I WANT TO SNUGGLE IT AND FEED IT LIKE GRAPES AND STUFF.>>OKAY. THAT’S A LITTLE DISTURBING. CALEB?>>I USED TO STUDY BALLET.>>REALLY? THAT’S A FUN FACT. COULD YOU SHOW US A PLIE?>>YOU CAN’T TALK ABOUT IT WITHOUT SHOWING US A LITTLE SOMETHING. COME ON. HERE WE GO.>>SWAN LAKE.>>THEY ARE NOT QUITE THE RIGHT SHOES.>>YAY!>>VERY NICE.>>OH, MY GOSH.>>CAN YOU TOP THAT, SADIE?>>GOSH, OKAY. MY FIRST TRIP I TOOK TO NEW YORK I ACTUALLY LIKE ME AND MY BROTHER AND MOM WOKE UP AT 4:00 A.M. TO GO STAND OUTSIDE THE “TODAY” SHOW. WE MADE SIGNS THAT SAID “I LOVE TODAY SHOW”.>>I LOVE THAT.>>IT WAS LIKE ON THE TOP OF OUR TO-DO LIST. SEVEN OR EIGHT YEARS AGO, THI THINK.>>NOW YOU’RE HERE?>>YEAH.>>THAT’S WILD.>>ALL RIGHT. BRING US HOME.>>I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S A FUN FACT.>>DID YOU SAY –>>IT WAS A GOOD FACT.>>I VOICED CHARLIE BROWN IN PEANUTS MOVIE.>>THAT’S GREAT.>>IN THE CURRENT, IN THE LAST CHARLIE BROWN MOVIE?>>UM, WAS THERE ANOTHER ONE?>>THERE WERE EARLIER ONES.>>THERE WERE SOME A FEW YEARS AGO.>>YEAH.>>CAN YOU GIVE US A LITTLE CHARLIE?>>OH, GOSH. I CAN’T. IT WAS LIKE FIVE YEARS AGO.>>HE DID –>>CRAZY GIRL SPURT AND HIS VOICE DEEPENED.>>I PLAYED CHARLIE BROWN ONE YEAR.>>YOU DRESSED UP?>>YEAH, AND IT WAS NOT GOOD. IT WAS VERY FRIGHTENING.>>YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST. SO MUCH FUN. SO HAPPY FOR YOU. SO GOOD.>>NO, YOU ARE.>>I TOLD THEM, LIKE THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO BE 16. 16 YEARS OLD, LIFE IS GRAND. TRAVELING THE WORLD. WHERE ARE YOU OFF TO NEXT? DIFFERENT PLACES OR?>>TOKYO.>>KOREA, TOKYO, AND ITALY.>>CAN YOU TELL US ANYTHING ABOUT SEASON 4?>>SERIOUSLY?>>SEASON 11.>>HAWKINS LAB. HE DIES.>>COME ON!>>WILL THERE BE A SEASON 4?>>”STRANGER THINGS 3″ APPEARS JULY

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