Stranger Things’ Gaten Matarazzo ‘working at restaurant’ as Covid-19 delays show
Netflix actor Gaten Matarazzo is working in a restaurant as the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the shows plans to return to filming.
Gaten, 17, who plays the adorable Dustin in Stranger Things, has been busy continuing to make some cash during the pandemic, according to a source.
Clearly a natural hard worker, he has allegedly stepped in to work alongside family members at a restaurant on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, despite him being a very famous actor among the young thanks to the hit show, he hasn't been noticed much by fans because of his disguise – a mask due to coronavirus and a large hat.
The publication has since claimed that a rep for Gaten confirmed that he is working in the restaurant as a way to "pass the time".
According to the source, he did get noticed by a "few" eagle-eyed fans.
It's no surprised as Netflix reported that a staggering 64million people tuned in to watch season three of the show last summer, during a period of only four weeks.
Production on the fourth season of the sci-fi thriller was postponed in March, only a few weeks into the beginning of filming.
While the season was expected to have been released this autumn, the coronavirus pandemic meant production was shut down due to safety concerns. It is unclear when production will restart.
Star David Harbour admitted a delay to the season’s release date as, when replying to a fan, he said: "Who knows?
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"We’re shut down now. It was supposed to come out early next year, I think, although I don’t have authority on this. And now I don’t know.
"That’ll probably be pushed back. Hopefully we can get back to work but I don’t know what that looks like."
Stranger Things is among a long list of shows which saw their production come to a halt, including The Walking Dead, which had its season 10 finale delayed by months.
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