“Stranger Things” Star Millie Bobby Brown Is Having Her Evil Onscreen Dad Officiate Her Real-Life Wedding To Jake Bongiovi

Millie is keeping it in the Stranger Things family.

In recent years, it has become a bit of a trend for TV actors to have their costars play important roles in their real-life weddings.

Monica and Rachel from Friends sit smiling, dressed in casual tops and jeans

In many states, it is relatively easy for anybody to get ordained and become a marriage officiant. In 2011, Judith Light officiated her Ugly Betty costar America Ferrera’s marriage to Ryan Piers Williams.

the two on ugly betty standing in front of each other to talk

And it has now been revealed that officiating marriages has entered the Stranger Things universe, with Matthew Modine in charge of officiating the upcoming nuptials between his costar Millie Bobby Brown and her fiancé, Jake Bongiovi.

Millie Bobby Brown and her fiancé, Jake Bongiovi on the red carpet

Matthew plays Dr. Martin Brenner, Millie’s character Eleven’s “papa,” in the hit Netflix series. And while Martin is a villain in the show, his real-life relationship with Millie couldn't be any better.

Eleven with Dr Martin Brenner in Stranger Things

Speaking to Access Hollywood, Matthew explained that he was already licensed to marry people when Millie and Jake started to plan their wedding.

Matthew Modine at an event wearing a classic shirt with a buttoned collar

And it’s perhaps unsurprising that Millie would want Matthew to be a part of her special day, with the star telling Tudum by Netflix in 2022 that they had forged “a true, real friendship” while working together.

Millie Bobby Brown and Matthew Modine at Comic-Con International 2017

It is not currently known when Millie and Jake’s wedding will happen — or if any of her other Stranger Things costars will be involved in the celebration.

Group of "Stranger Things" cast members standing together in an event, dressed in formal attire

Millie and Jake got engaged last April after two years of dating, and planning was already underway by September.

Millie Bobby Brown looking up at Jake Bongiovi as they stand on the red carpet
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