In August 2016, Netflix released the eight-episode science fiction television series Stranger Things . Starring Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, and Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper (El), the story revolves around the disappearance of Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana during the early 1980s. When Will mysteriously returns home one night after vanishing without a trace, his mother notices that something is not quite right with him. Stranger Things Star Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper

El’s Storyline

While she isn’t given much of a backstory in Stranger Things, fans will learn more about El’s tragic past in season 2. After running away from Hawkins Laboratory, Jane (El) moved around Indiana before ultimately landing in Chicago. In episode 7 of season 2, The Lost Sister, Jane returns to Hawkins and has trouble adjusting to life after her time at the lab. According to an interview with actress Millie Bobby Brown, Jane has found a new family with some kids that have also been experimented on. How is El going to get back together with her brother Billy and her friends? We can’t wait to find out!

Real Life Comparisons

The fact that you might not be able to recall Eleven’s real name after watching a whole season (season 2, even) of Stranger Things isn’t exactly surprising. In a way, it mirrors her life outside of Hawkins National Laboratory—with her mother trying to hide her from The Government and The Lab trying to erase all memory of Jane.

Stranger Things Star Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper
Stranger Things Star Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper

We’re not saying you have psychokinetic powers; we are just saying that Stranger Things shows us how just because someone doesn’t talk much doesn’t mean they don’t have a lot to say. Embrace your inner eleven and get out there and make some noise! Just try not to freak out people with your mental abilities…that could be problematic.

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How to Get Away With Murder (TV Series)

Brief plot and cast information for season 2 of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder series. Season 2 of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER will be out in September 2016, starring Viola Davis and Billy Brown. Watch a season 1 recap video with an introduction from Viola Davis above! Any new fall TV shows have you excited?

The Man in Black From Lost

The character, referred to as Man in Black in Lost or simply MIB, first appeared at a party for a millionaire named Mr. Paik (who had no last name) on December 31, 2004. According to his business card, he was from Akron, Ohio and worked for Prudential Financial Incorporated of Newark, New Jersey. He claimed that he was an environmentalist who worked in real estate development and that he specialized in making eco-friendly homes that produced more energy than they consumed. In reality, however, MIB was actually a smoke monster that had taken human form; his plan was to destroy all life on Earth so it could be renewed without mankind’s interference.

Stranger Things Star Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper
Stranger Things Star Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper

The Great Gatsby

Robert Redford in The Great Gatsby (1974) Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Long Island-set novel of decadence and deception, The Great Gatsby is a romantic story of impossible love, lost innocence and corrupted dreams. Set in 1922, it tells of Midwesterner Nick Carraway (Redford), who leaves his home to live with a wealthy neighbor after deciding that he isn’t successful enough to marry his true love Daisy Buchanan (Meehan). There, he finds himself quickly drawn into living extravagantly with his new friend Jay Gatsby (Bridges), who holds huge parties at his mansion upstate each weekend with extravagant fireworks and fantastic music. These parties are thrown for an unseen woman that Nick has heard about but never seen.

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Why is Eleven called Jane Hopper?

When Stranger Things returned for its second season, viewers were introduced to a new character called Jane, played by 15-year-old actress Sadie Sink. With brown hair and a petulant attitude to boot, it wasn’t hard to spot some major similarities between Sink’s character and her co-star Millie Bobby Brown’s breakout role on Stranger Things — namely in regards to both characters’ psychic abilities. But why is Jane referred to as El while we still call Eleven Jane? The answer lies in their surnames: Hopper and Ives.

Is 11 related to Hopper?

Both Jane and Hopper are left emotionally hurt by that experience. It’s clear, however, that Hopper has been more deeply affected and his retreat from social contact is even more extreme. With Dr. Owens and subsequently with Dr. Sam Owens, who is also presumed to be his biological father,[4] she is encouraged to channel her telepathic abilities in a therapeutic environment. Drs.

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Is Hopper Jane’s dad?

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , Joe Keery and Finn Wolfhard, who play Steve Harrington and Mike Wheeler on Stranger Things respectively, talk about filming Season 2 of Stranger Things . In particular, they discuss what it was like to work with new cast member Sean Astin (Bob Newby) and how his character relates to Steve Harrington. During their discussion about working with Sean Astin, Joe Keery drops a bombshell by saying that he does not believe that Bob Newby is actually dating Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder). Instead, he thinks Bob Newby is actually Jane’s dad .

Who is Eleven’s biological dad?

Is it Bob Newby? Or is it Terry Ives’ ex-husband, Dr. Martin Brenner? The answer to that question is answered in Stranger Things 3. Eleven was raised by Mike Wheeler’s single mother, who became her stepmother (Beverly). At age six, both were secretly taken to Hawkins Lab for experiments. They were inseparable at that point. When she learns about what happened to her biological parents (Terry and a brain scientist named Dr. Martin Brenner), she decides that she wants to find out more about them.

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