Stranger Things has certainly been the making of the breakout star, Millie Bobbie Brown. The young actress not only has gained a massive fan base but has also been nominated for an Emmy award. Her ever-increasing fame has now landed her a role in a feature film series based on Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes Mysteries novel series. Brown will also produce.
First published in 2006, Springer’s Enola Holmes Mysteries is a young adult fiction series of detective novels, starring Enola Holmes, the fourteen-year-old sister of an already-famous Sherlock Holmes, twenty years her senior.
The series borrows characters and settings from the established canon of Sherlock Holmes, but the Enola character is Springer’s creation and specific to this series. The series consists of 6 novels, with the first title, The Case of the Missing Marquess. The first and the fifth in the series were nominated for Edgar Awards for Best Juvenile Mystery in 2007 and 2010.
Before shooting to fame in Netflix Original series Stranger Things in which she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series with her co-stars.
Brown made her acting debut as a guest star in the ABC fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, a spin-off of Once Upon a Time, portraying the role of Young Alice in 2013. In 2014, she had a starring role in the BBC America paranormal drama-thriller series Intruders as Madison O’Donnell. She then made guest appearances in the CBS police procedural drama NCIS, the ABC sitcom Modern Family, and the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.