'Stranger Things' Season 3: Stars Getting Massive Pay Raises


The global success of Stranger Things has led to the cast renegotiating their contracts with a massive pay increase. The Netflix binge-worthy series, Stranger Things, may be paying their cast roughly 12 times more per episode this upcoming season. While no one seems to know the exact figures for her new salary, several reports speculated that she'll be making more than the rest of her child co-stars but less than David Harbour and Winona Ryder.

The kids in the '80s-set show are getting their fair share of salary thrills and chills as well.

Meanwhile, Natalia Dyer (Nancy), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan) and Joe Keery (Joe) will now be receiving $150,000 per episode.

Netflix's "Stranger Things" won five Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2017 and drew an estimated 15.8 million viewers within three days of its second-season launch, and it features more than 180 tobacco incidents in the 2016 season. Also, if you're wondering why breakout Millie Bobbie Brown isn't listed in the "A" or "B" tier, that's because "her camp has been tight-lipped throughout the dealmaking process".

Yet, you're telling us that the young stars of one of TV's biggest hits will still earn less than Jamie Foxx did for hosting Shazam? . Heading into the third season, it looks like all of its stars, young and old, male and female, are getting a huge pay bump.

Filming for the eagerly anticipated third season begins on 23 April, however, actor Harbour said that it's unlikely to hit our screens this year. The raises mean that the young castmembers are earning a whopping 1,200 percent more than what they were previously making on the show. The next season is set to give Will Byers (Schnapp) a bit of a break as it deals with new forces of evil. The stars of Friends each famously landed $1million an episode, as have the top five cast members of current E4 comedy, The Big Bang Theory.

Renegotiations are, of course, common on successful shows. These three teenagers have contributed significantly to the Season 2 storyline and are expected to do the same in Season 3.