Spoilers for Strangers Things 3 Follow the below.
Stranger Things Season 3 is shock full of surprises, but one of the most fervent involves series of beginner Maya Hawke . Hawke plays Robin, one of Steve Harrington's ( Joe Keery ) Hawkins High classmates and his co-worker at Starcourt Mall's refrigerator, Scoops Ahoy. Robin never misses a chance to take Steve down a stick, but as the season progresses, their friendship develops into a comfortable enough place where Robin reveals a significant truth about herself. 1
Hawke and series creators Matt and Ross Duffer sometimes referred to as t he Duffer Brothers spoke to Entertainment Weekly about this great Robin scene, including how it came together and why it is such an important scene to have included in the season.
"It is such that John Hughes things put two teenage characters together in close quarters, "said Matt about Robin and Steve & # 39; s developmental issues throughout the season. "They are forced to work together, and they are beginning to learn more and more about each other and realize that there is more depth to each other than they realized."
The development of Robin and Steve's relationship, which ultimately results in this key scene, is part of the reason why it works so well when seen in the season. But Hawke told EW that the scene is particularly large in relation to Robin's development as a sign.
"She becomes less sarcastic and more vulnerable and more herself until finally she has no choice but to be her complete self. I think that to have that scene [set] in the 80s And to have that scene on TV in general, I really feel honored that I should be part of it, and I'm really grateful that the Duffer brothers wrote it. "
Hawke also revealed that Robin's exit was not planned and noted, "We talked about it all [shooting]. It was not finally," and later added, "[The Duffers, executive producer Shawn Levy, and I] tried to find what was right for Robin and right of the journey and right for the show. It ended up being my favorite scene to film. "
To this Matt added that Hawke and Key's commitment to stitch this scene began when the cameras did not roll:" Maya and Joe spent a long time practicing it, not with They went straight in and worked on it, just as the workshopped the scene on their own, and then they came and l It was just one of the things that resonated with everyone on the crew. "
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