Millie Bobby Brown, the breakout star of the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things," has confirmed her engagement to her boyfriend Jake Bongiovi on Instagram. The 19-year-old actress, who rose to fame for her portrayal of Eleven, shared a picture of the couple together, captioning it with a touching message: "I've loved you three summers now, honey, I want 'em all."
Bongiovi, who is the son of legendary singer Jon Bon Jovi, also took to Instagram to express his love for his fiancé, simply captioning his post with the word "Forever."
Love in the Time of "Stranger Things"
The couple, who have been dating since 2021, were first seen in public together at the BAFTA Awards last year.
Despite the success of "Stranger Things," Brown recently revealed that she is glad the series is ending with its fifth season. In a statement made in March 2023, she said, "I’m definitely ready to wrap up...I feel like there’s a lot of the story that’s been told now, and we know of it, it’s been in our lives for a very long time." The actress added that she is eager to move on to new projects and "create stories myself that are important to me and focus on the bigger picture." A Future Beyond "Stranger Things" While the future of "Stranger Things" might be uncertain, several projects are in the works to keep the franchise alive on Netflix.
The Duffer brothers, the creators of the show, revealed that they have several spinoff projects in the works, including the highly anticipated animated edition. The Duffer brothers expressed their excitement about bringing the animated version of "Stranger Things" to life in a statement.
They revealed that they had always dreamed of an animated adaptation reminiscent of the Saturday morning cartoons they grew up loving. The brothers praised Eric Robles and his team at Flying Bark Productions for their incredible work on the scripts and artwork.
"We’ve always dreamt of an animated Stranger Things in the vein of the Saturday morning cartoons that we grew up loving, and to see this dream realized has been absolutely thrilling," said Matt and Ross Duffer in a statement.
"We couldn’t be more blown away by what Eric Robles and his team have come up with — the scripts and artwork are incredible, and we can’t wait to share more with you! The adventure continues …”