Stranger Things S2 arrives tomorrow, and I'm totally excited! I can't wait to get back to my girl Eleven. Also there are some young dudes who are pretty cool. Oh, and Joyce, one of the most nuanced television moms ever! Oh, and Nancy, my favorite low-key badass who was a surprise fave for me Season 1. You know who I'm glad isn't coming back? Barb. And no, I don't even care if she gets justice.Read More
It's been a hell of a year for Shannon Purser.Read More
Shannon Purser earned a lot of fans after her turn as Barb in Stranger Things, and we've loved seeing her as Ethel Muggs on Riverdale. Recently, Purser discussed the importance of being comfortable with your sexuality, but hadn't spoken openly about her own. That changed last night, after she ran into some of the trickier elements of online fandom.Read More
The Stranger Things and Riverdale star is opening up on Twitter about the process of exploring our sexuality, and the pressure to define ourselves.Read More
#TeamShannon. There, I said it.
Marvel's currently in the market for a network on which they can place a comedy series based on New Warriors, with Squirrel Girl spearheading the young Avengers-like group.Read More
Shannon Purser and Robin Givens will be taking on the characters of Ethel Muggs and Mayor Sierra McCoy, respectively, on The CW's Riverdale, the network's adaptation of the classic Archie comics.Read More
Or a show? Or even a post-or-mid-credits scene?!
The latest fans to chime in on the great Who Should Play Squirrel Girl Debate of 2016? The Russo Brothers, who have come out in favor of the ever-popular Anna Kendrick.Read More
We could totally see her eating nuts AND kicking butts!
Not to be a hater, but when I first heard about Anna Kendrick expressing an interest in playing the amazing Doreen Green, aka Squirrel Girl, in a hypothetical Marvel movie, my gut reaction was "Sorry, but NOPE." While she's super-talented and can pull off comedy effortlessly, she doesn't have that "outsider" quality that is so important for our favorite girl with the powers of a squirrel. Enter Stranger Things star, Shannon Purser.Read More
After stealing the internet's collective hearts in Stranger Things, Shannon Purser, aka Barb, voiced her own interest in taking on the role.Read More