‘Stranger Things’ Cast Gets Significant Raise
The cast of season 3 of ‘Stranger Things’ just signed a big deal to give them a massive pay raise, and we’re very happy for them all.
By nowproducerdave on March 20, 2018
The kids, and the adults all got a raise for season 3, which is coming back at some point this year, probably closer to the end of summer. The Stranger Things cast, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, and Caleb McLaughlin have all re-negotiated after season 2, as well as Millie Bobby Brown, and some others. Apparently it’s pretty routine for lead characters to not get a chance to negotiate a raise until after the second season of a show airs. It’s a pretty significant raise, and we’re kind of proud of them all!
In seasons 1 and 2, the kids were earning about $30,000 per episode, which honestly isn’t a bad payday, especially when you’re barely in your teens. But that price is nothing compared to what they negotiated for going into season 3. Some reports are saying $150,000 per episode, and even as high as $200-250,000 in some cases. Millie Bobby Brown is rumored to have gotten an even larger raise than that, probably closer to $300,000. Winona Ryder and David Harbour are the lead adult characters, and their raise seems to have put them in the $300,000+ range per episode. Not bad at all for a Netflix show! Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton who play Nancy and Jonathan have also been bumped to the $100,000+ range. Netflix is using some of the merchandise money to pay for these raises, no doubt. They sell toys and shirts, costumes – a ton of stuff from the show.
Season 3 is set to start production sometime in April, according to the story, and that there will be more “new forces of evil,” as well as a new character or two, including Maya Hawke, the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. You can’t miss her, she really looks like Uma, as you can see here. For some more info on the salaries of the Stranger Things cast, check out the original story over here.