Noah Schnapp Opens Up On Will’s Sexuality In Stranger Things Season 4


Ever since Stranger Things Season 4 (Part 1) landed on Netflix there has been a lot of talk about Will Byer’s (played by Noah Schnapp) sexuality.

There has been for quite some time a lot of speculation that Will in Stranger Things might be gay, and the first part of Season 4 really did hint that that’s the case.

Noah Schnapp was talking to Variety about Stranger Things Season 4 and he was asked about Will sexuality and whether it will be categorised later on in the show.

I feel like they never really address it or blatantly say how Will is. I think that’s the beauty of it, that it’s just up to the audience’s interpretation, if it’s Will kind of just refusing to grow up and growing up slower than his friends, or if he is really gay . . . I find that people do reach to put a label on him and just want to know, so badly, like, ‘Oh, and this is it.’ He’s just confused and growing up. And that’s what it is to be a kid.

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Schnapp’s co-star, Millie Bobby Brown, offered a similar perspective.

I think what’s really nice about Will’s character is that he’s just a human being going through his own personal demons and issues. So many kids out there don’t know, and that’s OK. That’s OK to not know. And that’s OK not to label things.

However, not everyone involved with Stranger Things was been as ambiguous about Will’s sexual orientation.

Executive producer Shawn Levy dropped some hints during his interview with Entertainment Weekly:

Without getting into where we go later in season 4 [Volume II], I guess I’ll just say that there aren’t many accidents on Stranger Things. There is clear intention and strategy and real thought given to each and every character. So, if you came away from Volume I feeling those bread crumbs of plot and character, it’s probably no accident.

Stranger Things Season 4 Part 2 is being released on July 1st.

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