“I’m definitely ready to wrap up”: Millie Bobby Brown Reportedly Refused $12M to Continue Stranger Things After Season 5

“I’m definitely ready to wrap up”: Millie Bobby Brown Reportedly Refused $12M to Continue Stranger Things After Season 5

Stranger Things catapulted actor Millie Bobby Brown to the big leagues. The British star received lots of praise for her role as Eleven in the hugely popular sci-fi series on Netflix. The show is now coming to an end after 5 Seasons and a very successful run on television. However, according to the latest information coming in, the creators are in talks to take Stranger Things onto the big screen with a spin-off movie based on the show. While this news is yet to be officially announced, the other bigger rumor floating around is the involvement of Millie Bobby Brown and it looks like the actor may not be part of the film if it materializes.

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Millie Bobby Brown Allegedly Refuses Stranger Things Spin-Off Despite Massive Offer

With the news about a Stranger Things spin-off movie in the works, all eyes were on actor Millie Bobby Brown to see if she will be a part of the film. The star was reportedly offered a whopping 12.5 million dollars to be in the film but refused the role to expand her horizons with other projects that she had in the pipeline. While none of this has been officially confirmed by Netflix or the show’s creators, Brown has earlier stated her desire to end her association with the show after the 5th season. In an interview with Seventeen, the star was quoted saying,

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“I’m definitely ready to wrap up. I feel like there’s a lot of the story that’s been told now, and we know of it, it’s been in our lives for a very long time. But I’m very ready to say goodbye to this chapter of my life and open new ones”.

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Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in Stranger Things

The Enola Holmes star also expressed her gratitude to the show and its creators for giving her a memorable character to play and thanked them for the recognition and love that she received by being a part of Stranger Things.

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What’s Next For Millie Bobby Brown After Stranger Things?

With Stranger Things ending after a 5th and final season, Millie Bobby Brown is ready to move on from her hit television show to dabble in new projects. The star gained prominence for playing a teen with psychokinetic and telepathic abilities in the series. She followed up her strong performance with the film Enola Holmes which also garnered a lot of praise. The Godzilla vs Kong actor also featured in popular television shows over her career like Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy,  and NCIS before her breakout role in Stranger Things.

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Millie Bobby Brown will star in Damsel due to release in 2023

Millie Bobby Brown has a lot of exciting projects in her kitty. The star is set to appear in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s fantasy drama Damsel which is due for release in 2023. Brown also enters the big blockbuster space with The Electric State where she will collaborate with the Russo Brothers. The story revolves around an orphaned teenager played by Brown who, along with her friend robot, embarks on a cross-country journey to find her long-lost brother.

Also Read: “I felt very lucky to be able to do the roles that I’ve done”: Millie Bobby Brown has Plans to Quit Acting After Achieving Massive Financial Success?

Source: Cosmopolitan US


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