Barb from Stranger Things is headed to NBC’s Drama High

Congratulations, Stranger Things fans! The universe has finally given in to your unceasing demands, and bequeathed more Barb onto the world. (Or more Shannon Purser, in any case.) Purser—who played the dowdy-but-doomed voice of reason on Netflix’s summer hit—has been cast in NBC’s upcoming teen soap Drama High, in a…

Shannon Purser from Stranger Things would also like to play Marvel’s Squirrel Girl

In what’s either a cool example of how mainstream comic books have become or proof that there are simply too many superhero movies, two people have now publicly declared their desire to play Marvel’s Squirrel Girl—not that there’s anything wrong with Doreen Green, of course, but she’s not exactly one of the brand’s…