‘Stranger Things’ star’s new prank show receives backlash over concept
The new season of Stranger Things is arriving soon, but one of the show's stars has announced a new Netflix project.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Gaten Matarazzo, who plays the role of Dustin Henderson, will be hosting and executively producing a new show called Prank Encounters.
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The show will have a hidden-camera style and is premiering later this year.
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Netflix are describing the show as a "terrifying and hilarious prank show" taking two strangers who think they're starting their first day at a new job.
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The idea for the new show comes from Propagate and will have executive producers Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Kevin Healy and Rob Hyde on board. Anthony Gonzales, the director behind Undercover Boss and Dance Moms, will also be working on the show.
The new series will run for eight episodes, though an exact release date has not been given.Stranger Things new monster for this season
The show has also collaborated with a number of different brands lately, including H&M, Nike and Burger King. The latest collab sees Burger King selling their Whopper in '80s style packaging and, of course, serving it upside down.
If you haven't seen it yet, watch the trailer for the new season in the player below.
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