Millie Bobby Brown, renowned for her role as Eleven in Stranger Things, is on the verge of embracing a new career trajectory beyond the iconic series. As the curtain falls on Stranger Things with its fifth season, Brown and her fellow cast members are poised for diverse opportunities that could propel their careers to new heights. While the prospect of a Stranger Things spinoff might excite fans, it may not be the most strategic move for the young actors.
Having already demonstrated her versatility, Brown’s success extends beyond the Stranger Things universe. Her role in the Enola Holmes franchise, where she portrays the younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, has garnered acclaim. With two films released and a confirmed Enola Holmes 3, this detective series based on Nancy Springer’s books could become Brown’s next major franchise. The longevity of the Enola Holmes series, spanning seven young adult fiction novels, suggests a promising future for Brown in the world of detective mysteries.
Rumors circulate about a potential Eleven spinoff within the Stranger Things universe, but nothing is confirmed. However, given the success of Enola Holmes, it appears unlikely that Brown will prioritize an Eleven spinoff. The detective franchise offers a compelling and ongoing narrative that aligns with Brown’s career goals. Rather than risking dilution of the nostalgic charm of Stranger Things, a proper conclusion in the upcoming season 5 would be more satisfying for fans and allow Brown to explore new horizons.
Enola Holmes emerges as the logical successor to Stranger Things for Brown, offering a platform for periodic detective films, potential prequels, and the prospect of expanding into other mediums. As Brown navigates her post-Stranger Things career, it’s evident that the detective genre holds the key to her continued success, providing both entertainment value and a versatile canvas for her acting prowess.