“Just don’t be a Tom Holland here”: 1 Stranger Things Star Became Netflix’s Worst Nightmare in Season 5

This Stranger Things sensation unwittingly let slip a detail despite vowing to keep it under wraps.

"Just don't be a Tom Holland here": 1 Stranger Things Star Became Netflix's Worst Nightmare in Season 5


  • Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers in Stranger Things, is known for inadvertently revealing spoilers.
  • Tom Holland's secret-keeping skills are legendary, but Schnapp's tendency to spill details also makes him a bit of a problem for the show's creators.
  • Schnapp accidentally spilled some hints on TikTok about the first three scripts for Season 5, causing a stir among the crew.
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In the realm of keeping secrets, Noah Schnapp and Tom Holland seem like they’d make fantastic buddies, wrestling with the art of keeping things under wraps. Even those dwelling under rocks now know about the Spider-Man actor’s legendary secret-keeping skills.


However, when another fan-favorite from Stranger Things joined the mix, things got wild. Particularly when the highly anticipated season five script ended up with the actor who plays Will Byers, and he couldn’t help but spill a few hints on TikTok, despite promising otherwise, giving the crew a bit of a heart attack!

Noah Schnapp as Will Byers in Stranger Things
Noah Schnapp as Will Byers in Stranger Things

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Noah Schnapp Became the Worst Nightmare for Netflix!

It’s common knowledge that Noah Schnapp is almost on par with Tom Holland in terms of inadvertently revealing spoilers. Several past incidents highlight Noah Schnapp’s tendency to let slip details. Thus, when interviewed by Variety, Matt Duffer, one of the creators of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things, revealed one hilarious incident,

“We sent him the first three scripts for Season 5–I texted him and said, ‘Just don’t be a Tom Holland here.’ He laughed about it and said, ‘Of course not.’ And then he immediately put something on TikTok about them. But you can never be mad at Noah. He’s a sweet kid. He can’t help himself.”

Finn Wolfhard and Noah Schnapp in Stranger Things Season 4
Finn Wolfhard and Noah Schnapp in Stranger Things Season 4

It’s undeniable that Noah Schnapp has become a fan favorite for good reason. In a remarkably short span, the actor has carved out a reputation for himself, thanks to his endearing smile and adorable personality. Although he may have accidentally let slip a detail or two here and there occasionally, there’s hardly anything to dislike about this talented actor.

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Stranger Things Season 5 Will Explore a New Side of the Noah Schnapp Character!

Noah Schnapp is as excited as the fans to see Season 5. Fans are expecting Schnapp’s character to finally blossom in the last and final season of the show that has been a fan favorite. In the same Variety profile, the actor said,

“I think the way I act in Season 5, honestly, might be a little different. I will be fully aware of who I am. Knowing all of that about myself and being able to invest that in my character, I’m honestly just excited.”

Noah Schnapp in a still from Stranger Things
Noah Schnapp in a still from Stranger Things

Expanding upon his earlier remark about providing Schnapp with the script in advance, Mark Duffer mentioned,

“This emotional arc for him is what we feel is going to hopefully tie the whole series together. Will is used to being the young one, the introverted one, the one that’s being protected. So part of his journey, it’s not just sexuality — it’s Will coming into his own as a young man.”

Overall, this news is quite thrilling for fans. With the strike now resolved, fans can anticipate updates about the final season coming their way shortly.


All Stranger Things episodes till season 4 are now streaming on Netflix.

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Written by Sampurna Banerjee

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Sampurna Banerjee, an ardent enthusiast of pop culture and movies, pours her passion into her role as a writer for FandomWire. With a penchant for Marvel, DC, and sitcoms, she has contributed over 400 articles, staying up-to-date to the entertainment industry's latest buzz. Moreover, she's penned over 300 articles for Animated Times and shared her work across several Instagram pages. Currently she is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calcutta University.