‘Stranger Things’ Star Joe Keery Says He’ll ‘Miss the Show’ When It Ends: In a recent conversation with Women’s Wear Daily Joe Keery renowned for his role in the widely acclaimed series “Stranger Things” shared his intricate emotions as the show’s final season approached.
Keery a standout performer who portrays Steve Harrington opened up about bidding farewell to the beloved Netflix production that captured the hearts of millions. With the show’s fifth and ultimate season on the horizon, the actor admitted “Everything has a beginning and a middle and an end. It’ll be nice to have the end of this too.”
Ever since his debut as the charismatic yet enigmatic Steve Harrington in 2016, Joe Keery’s character underwent a remarkable transformation evolving from the antagonist high school student to a surprising and integral ally of the main ensemble. His journey mirrored the battle against the eerie realm of the Upside Down alongside fellow stars Millie Bobby Brown Finn Wolfhard Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin.
Reflecting on his time on “Stranger Things” Joe Keery humbly acknowledged the profound impact the show had on his career stating “I owe my whole career to being on that show and all the opportunities that I had since are because of that show. So it’s very convoluted. There’s a sense of relief there’s a sense of sadness.”
As the Duffer brothers-crafted series faces production delays due to ongoing labor disputes Keery expressed his eagerness to savor every moment during the filming of the final season. He emphasized his desire to embrace the camaraderie shared with the exceptional cast and crew remarking “I guess my goal is to just really soak it up as much as I can while we’re doing it and not take any of it for granted because it’s been an amazing ride with such great people.”
Amidst the sentiments of departure, Keery’s fellow co-stars have also voiced their readiness to embark on new horizons. Millie Bobby Brown known for her portrayal of Eleven expressed her excitement about crafting her narratives and focusing on meaningful stories that resonate with her. Similarly, David Harbour who plays Jim Hopper articulated the importance of growth both personally and artistically for the entire ensemble.
Gaten Matarazzo who portrays Dustin Henderson acknowledged the mixture of emotions that comes with the approaching end of the show. He unveiled a blend of apprehension and anticipation as he anticipates the culmination of the characters’ journeys affirming “to see how these characters are going to finally develop one last time and how they’re going to finish their journeys.”
As fans brace themselves for the final installment of “Stranger Things” the sentiments shared by the cast resonate deeply. With nostalgia gratitude and excitement, the journey of these beloved characters finds its poignant conclusion. As Joe Keery and his co-stars prepare to bid adieu to the Upside Down their impact on the world of entertainment remains indelible.
In the heart of Hollywood, emotions run high as “Stranger Things” luminary Joe Keery contemplates the imminent end of a cultural phenomenon that brought both joy and complexity to viewers worldwide. Keery’s journey as Steve Harrington from a bad boy to an unexpected hero captures the essence of growth and transformation that define the series. As the final season beckons the cast’s emotions mirror those of devoted fans creating an indelible bond that will endure beyond the show’s conclusion.