Nina Dobrev sparks rumors that she’s joined Stranger Things season 4 in a secret job. After a significant delay, the hit sci-fi series will debut on Netflix in mid-2022. The upcoming episodes will take place during spring break, in 1986, as Eleven returns to Hawkins for vacation so she could spend time with her friends and catch up with her sweetheart Mike. As for Jim Hopper, Eleven’s adopted father, however he’s assumed dead, teaser trailers for Stranger Things season 4 have revealed that the character is in a Russian prison.
Presently, with Dobrev teasing that she’s joined the ensemble, the Stranger Things cast has potentially become much further. The actress, known for her starring job on The Vampire Diaries, uploaded a photograph to Instagram. In it, Dobrev is seen standing outside Hawkins High School. The caption of the photograph reads: “stranger things have happened… ” You can look at the photograph underneath.
Although unverified, commenters and fans accepting the post as a sly tease from Dobrev that she’s joined Stranger Things, filming a secret job that went unreported. Speculation immediately mounted about who she may be playing, with some arguing that she could appear as another teacher in Hawkins High. It is significant, however, that Dobrev has for quite some time been a fan of the show. Back in 2019, in another Instagram photograph, she shared an amusing photograph of herself and captioned it, in part: “Woke up in the Upside Down. This is my audition for season 4.” It could be the case that Stranger Things co-creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, took her up on the offer.
Dobrev, who is at present enjoying the success of the holiday parody Love Hard, along with making her directorial debut with a short movie named The One, was lauded for her performance on The Vampire Diaries. She played the main protagonist of Elena Gilbert, often right alongside the villainous Katherine Pierce. She carried a remarkable specificity with each portrayal, making the two characters totally distinct and highlighting various shades of their personality within a single scene. She would certainly be an amazing addition to Stranger Things season 4 assuming it happens.