Stranger Things' Joe Keery Got Buff to Wear a Speedo for the Show — but the Storyline Was Cut

PEOPLE.com | 11/16/2017 | Staff
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Stranger Things fans were originally going to see a whole lot more of Steve Harrington.

Actor Joe Keery revealed that his character was originally going to be a swimmer on the hit Netflix show, so he started working out to make sure he’d look good in a Speedo — only to find out the creators cut the storyline.

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“At the beginning of the first season I got the part and talked to the Duffer brothers [creators Matt and Ross Duffer] and they were saying, ‘Yeah, he’s going to be this kind of jock character,’ he was going to be a swimmer. So for like six weeks prior to shooting I was training, doing all this swimming prep,” Keery, 25, said on Late Night with Seth Meyers Wednesday night. “Also I thought I was going to be in a Speedo, on a TV show; like the first thing I ever...
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