Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown admits ‘only way’ she could master American accent was by watching Hannah Montana – The Sun

STRANGER Things' Millie Bobby Brown admitted that the only way she could perfect the American accent was by watching Hannah Montana.

The teenager has become a global superstar through her role on the popular Netflix drama, but revealed that she used the Disney Channel classic to help her master the accent from across the pond.

The 16-year-old joined the former Disney Channel star on Instagram live yesterday afternoon for the singer's latest episode of her Instagram Live series Bright Minded.

This led to the Millie's admission that she was obsessed with Hannah Montana growing up and used the show to improve her American accent.

An amused Miley, chuckled: "I am surprised you don't have a country accent."

Speaking about the beloved sitcom, prompted Millie to recall a discovery about the show, while flicking through the pictures on her phone.

"I was just going through my camera roll recently and I saw a video of me in, like, a cowboy hat and I was learning the [Hoedown Throwdown]. Full on knew every single dance move."

She would go on to mention that the show was the inspiration for her wanting to become an actor.

"So I was like obsessed and now, like, thinking back on how obsessed I was…I wanted your job…like, I didn't know how to get your job, but I was like 'I wanna be like Hannah Montana and I don't know how to do it."

She added: "And then I realized that it was an actual job and I was like, 'Ah! I want to do that! That sounds fun!''

During the 20-minute conversation, Miley quizzed the Millie about how her life changed since turning 16, to which the youngster responded: "I feel like everybody still just kind of looks at me like I am still 10, so I feel no different."

Like most Netflix shows in recent weeks, production for series four of the popular 1980s sci-fi drama-horror series has had to be halted for at least two weeks due to the global pandemic.

The shutdown came exactly a month after a teaser trailer dropped, exciting fans desperate for more info after a big cliff-hanger at the end of season 3.

Recalling the moment he broke the news, Levy told Variety: “I was having phone calls with Netflix while directing takes and blocking scenes.

“We shared the news with our cast and crew that we would be pausing production out of an abundance of caution. "There were no sick crew members, no one was exhibiting symptoms, but it seemed like the right thing to do.”

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