Thursday 29 September 2016

WATCH: Winona Ryder talks Stranger Things: 'I know a lot of women like Joyce Byers who are good people but they struggle'

Amy Mulvaney

Published 28/07/2016 | 09:31

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 25: Actress Winona Ryder attends the
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 25: Actress Winona Ryder attends the "Experimenter" Premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival at the Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for Sundance)
Good call: Winona Ryder is back in the limelight as she stars as a single mom in Netflix sci-fi horror series 'Stranger Things'

Netflix's latest original series Stranger Things has everyone hooked - and for good reason.

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It’s the first time highly-acclaimed actress Winona Ryder has starred in her first major TV role and within weeks of launching she’s earned rave reviews for her performance.

In a new Netflix featurette, Ryder opens up about her role as Joyce Byers, a single mother trying to find her son after he mysteriously disappears.

“I know a lot of women like that,” she said of her character, “who are good people but they struggle.”

Good call: Winona Ryder is back in the limelight as she stars as a single mom in Netflix sci-fi horror series 'Stranger Things'
Good call: Winona Ryder is back in the limelight as she stars as a single mom in Netflix sci-fi horror series 'Stranger Things'

“I like that there are sort of different story lines. You really don’t know what is around the corner or what is going to happen,” she said.

“It’s like putting the pieces of a puzzle together and it’s fun to watch."

Stranger Things is produced by Shawn Levy, the Duffer Brothers and Dan Cohen, and is currently streaming on Netflix.

 

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