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Stranger Things’ Maya Hawke and Riverdale’s Camila Mendes Team Up for Gay Revenge Film

Do Revenge

Stranger Things star Maya Hawke and Riverdale actor Camila Mendes are joining forces for Netflix film Do Revenge – and it’s time for sapphics to unite. Netflix released first look pictures of the new dark comedy and let’s just say, Mendes and Hawke are looking more than cosy. Co-written by Thor: Love and Thunder’s Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, the plot follows Drea (Mendes) and Eleanor (Hawke) coming together to get revenge on the people who have wronged them. For Drea the problem is her high school ex-boyfriend Max, played by Austin Abrams (Euphoria), who leaked a sex tape. Eleanor is seeking … Read more

Stranger Things star Maya Hawke on Queer Characters in Sci-Fi

Maya Hawke

Stranger Things star Maya Hawke has spoken about how her character Robin Buckley’s “queerness is just an aspect of her personhood”. Ahead of the release of the fourth season of Stranger Things, which will be released on Netflix in two volumes on 27 May and 1 July, Hawke told the latest issue of SFX about the importance of LGBT+ characters in sci-fi. Hawke tries to distance herself from audience critiques, she told the magazine. “I try to stay out of the feedback loop as much as possible,” she said. Full Story from Pink News

TV: Maya Hawke Pushed for Her “Stranger Things” Character to Be a Lesbian

Actress Maya Hawke

Actress Maya Hawke, who plays Robin in the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, has revealed that she advocated for her character to be a lesbian after filming began. Robin became the first LGBT+ character in the hit show, coming out as a lesbian to her ‘Scoops Ahoy’ colleague Steve Harrington in episode seven. In a scene that cleverly defies genre expectations, Robin reveals she didn’t actually have a crush on Steve in high school, but on the girl who couldn’t stop staring at him in class. Speaking in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Hawke said the Duffer … Read more