Stranger Things Prosthetic Designer Shares Behind the Scenes Look at Vecna Effects

June 4, 2022

While it is almost a given these days that most horror monsters are created with the use of CGI, many big productions have been investing more in practical effects and returning to practices that made movies like Jurassic Park and Aliens groundbreaking movies of their time that still hold up today. Although CGI can have stunning results, such as in the creation of Thanos in the MCU or Gollum in Lord of The Rings, there are many more examples where it just falls flat. For that reason, Stranger Things wanted their new villain Vecna to be as real as possible and that meant the need for some hefty makeup.

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