Joe Quinn has suddenly surpassed his Dickensian popularity and become a household name after his breakout role in Netflix’s Duffer Brothers’ sci-fi horror creation, Stranger Things. One of the newest additions to the cast, Quinn has added a layer of spectacular peculiarity to the series season 4 that makes his role absolutely lovable.
The actor has had a brilliant career in the past decade with roles in critically acclaimed series like Dickensian, Howards End, Catherine The Great, Les Miserables, and Strike. He also made a brief appearance in Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4, “The Spoils of War”, as Koner.
Joe Quinn as Eddie Munson in Stranger Things 4
Eddie Munson, the metal head, zealous dungeon master, and Hellfire Club President, is the newest kid on the block in Stranger Things Season 4. His introduction and character in Vol. I of the latest season has compelled the audience to adore his berserk caricature-like behavior. Although already a murder suspect by the end of episode 2, he is a traumatized character who is as quippy in his attitude as he is with his witty comebacks.
The Englishman behind the role of Eddie, Joseph Quinn, has dropped quite a stellar performance in his short 7-episode stint. Even then, the script never allowed him to appear full-time in a whole episode. With the short time and leash within which he operated, the actor, much like the other new Englishman on the show — Jamie Campbell Bower, stole the narrative.
Quinn Demands A Larger Role In Coming Seasons
The Dickensian actor besides bearing an objectively ridiculous wig also boasts of being the electric guitarist for his garage band Corroded Coffin. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Quinn talked about what’s to come in the anticipated Vol. 2 of the series season 4.
“I can say there’s a guitar scene and that the scale and ambition are astonishing. I’ll be furious if they don’t bring me back. I’d love to, if they’ll have me.”
Given that much prominence has been given to music, especially 80s pop and metal, it will be truly iconic to witness that particular era-themed electric number being executed on screen by the character played by Joe Quinn. The actor’s statement about wanting to come back for another season also makes it quite evident that Munson lives to survive the Vecna’s horrors.
Stranger Things Season 4 Vol. 2 drops on July 1 on Netflix.
Source: The Guardian