Cary Elwes and Jake Busey are joining the upcoming third season of Netflix's hit sci-fi drama series in guest roles, the streaming service announced Wednesday.
Elwes, who recently starred in Crackle's The Art of More, will play Mayor Kline. Described as "handsome, slick and sleazy," Mayor Kline is the quintessential classic '80s politician -- more concerned with his own image than with the people of the small town he governs.
Busey, the son of Gary Busey, will portray Bruce, a journalist for the The Hawkins Post with questionable morals and a sick sense of humor. He can next be seen in the upcoming summer feature film, The Predator.
They join new addition Maya Hawke, the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, who will be a new lead in the coming season and Priah Ferguson, who has been promoted to recurring status.
Details about the new season is being kept under lock and key (including its premiere date), but the Hawkins kids we all know and love will be back for more adventures. The '80s-era series -- which begins production this month -- follows the supernatural adventures of a group of kids in the fictional small town of Hawkins.
Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Noah Schnapp, Cara Buono, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink are all set to return for the new season.
The Duffer Brothers told The Hollywood Reporter last October that there may be a significant time jump when season three picks back up.
"Even if we wanted to hop into the action faster, we couldn't. Our kids are aging," they said at the time. "They're going to be almost a year older by the time we start shooting season three. It provides certain challenges. You can't start right after season two ended. It forces you to do a time jump. But what I like is that it makes you evolve the show. It forces the show to evolve and change, because the kids are changing."