Eleven From Stranger Things Was Teleported Right Out Of Beyond: Two Souls
Strangers Things is what happens when you write a script based solely on what you sort of remember from an '80s childhood. It incorporates countless references to the likes of The Goonies, Back To The Future, and even Alien. Eleven, a psychic girl, has been compared to characters from films like E.T. and Akira, but in truth she seems cut whole cloth from a video game, and not even an 8-bit one.
Ellen Page must've been too exhausted from protesting that her likeness appeared in The Last Of Us to notice that Stranger Things lifted an entire game character she played: Jodie in Beyond: Two Souls. For starters, Jodie and Eleven are both the result of horrific scientific experiments that left their mothers in a comatose state.
Netflix/Quantic DreamThey're as checked out as the actors playing their daughters.
They were then put in the care of snazzily dressed but amoral government villains who vaguely resemble '90s character actors.
Quantic Dream"Sure, 14-year-old, we'll wait until you've checked IMDb."