The German Tom is now best known for his role as Jaqen H’ghar in the fantasy hit Game of Thrones from HBO. He gets the role of a Russian prison guard who befriends protagonist Hopper, a role from David Harbour.
Englund played Freddy Krueger in the film series A Nightmare on Elm Street. In Stranger Things he plays the role of a deranged man who has been locked up in a psychiatric hospital after a gruesome murder.
When the fourth part of Stranger Things comes online is not yet known. The recordings were halted for some time earlier this year due to the corona crisis.