Chase Stokes Likes Being a Heartthrob, however Wants to Do More of These Roles

by Jeremy Spirogis
Chase Stokes

Chase Stokes performs heartthrob John B. on the Netflix collection Outer BanksWhile he loves what he does, there’s one other sort of function Stokes desires to play someplace down the road in his profession. 

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Chase Stokes loves taking part in John B. 

The John B. followers know and love from Outer Banks nearly…wasn’t. That’s as a result of Stokes initially wished to show down the function. 

“The first time I got the audition it was the most bland email I’ve ever got,” Stokes advised Barstool Sports’ Chicks within the Office. 

“It was 4 buddies on a treasure hunt, Netflix, and the character’s title was John B. So I used to be like, ‘This is f*ucking Goonies. It’s a Goonies reboot.’ I mentioned no.” 

Fortunately, Stokes’ agent satisfied him to alter his thoughts. 

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Now, Stokes loves his half in Outer Banks. “It’s one of those really fun projects where not only is it a fun character and not only is everyone great [to work with], but the story [is] so interesting,” he advised Showbiz Cheat Sheet.

“I’m so blessed to work with such great creators. The magic of the show [is] just letting them do their work, and their work has obviously turned into something really awesome.” 

Chase Stokes’ work exterior of ‘Outer Banks’ 

Before he grew to become the heartthrob John B., Stokes was featured in one other Netflix collection — Stranger Things

His fast cameo was in season 1, “Chapter Six: The Monster.” As Nancy (Natalia Dyer) and Jonathan (Charlie Heaton) had been making ready to take down the monsters within the Upside Down, a “jerk” named Reed passes them in a automotive.

That “jerk” was performed by none aside from Stokes. 

Stokes will even play TJ Forrester within the Peacock adaption of Karen M. McManus’ novel One of Us Is Lying.

At this time, the collection is in pre-production. Filming will seemingly start when it’s secure for the solid and crew to take action amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Chase Stokes desires to tackle extra critical roles 

From his beachy waves to his humbled appeal, John B. is well outlined as a heartthrob. As such, so is Stokes. 

Netflix has created loads of heartthrobs as of late, together with To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before‘s Noah Centineo and Dumplin‘s Luke Benward.

“To be in that category is awesome,” Stokes advised TMRW. Still, as a lot as he enjoys taking part in the romantic lead, Stokes has plans to discover different roles sooner or later. 

“For me, it’s about continuing to push the bar and do work that is ever-changing.”

Actors like Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, and Jake Gyllenhaal have impressed Stokes. He defined how he desires to emulate these actors or “people who have branched out into more drastic roles.” 

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The future seems to be vibrant for Stokes! Regardless of what roles he takes on subsequent, followers are more likely to comply with. 

Until then, followers can sit up for his continued work on Outer Banks Season 2 and ultimately, One of Us Is Lying. 

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