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The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids’ Audition Tapes – UHMAZING

Do we agree that the Stranger Things cast is one of the cutest ever?

Before the series premiered in 2016, they were still just young actors going through the process of auditioning.

Casting director Carmen Cuba says in a new video interview for Vanity Fair — which also includes clips from the adorable audition tapes of the likes of Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo and Noah Schnapp — the kids, though young, were already experienced in the world of acting.

“Very early on, the [Duffer Brothers] and I discussed that these parts were not likely gonna be able to be pulled off by a kid who didn’t have some experience,” said Cuba.

“So while some of my process involves being out in the world and seeing a kid that looks a certain way and talking to his parents and saying, ‘Hey, does your kid wanna act?’, this was not gonna be that, because it was going to be such hard work,” she continued. “It was gonna be every day, for months on end, and very specific dialogue.”