Shannon Purser's Role on NBC's 'Rise' Was Written Just for Her!

Shannon Purser is best known for her role as Barb on Stranger Things and now TV audiences will get to watch her on NBC’s new musical series Rise.

The 20-year-old Emmy-nominated actress plays the role of drama club member Annabelle in the new series and her role was actually written specifically for her!

Casting director Tiffany Little Canfield opened up to THR about how Shannon became involved with the project.

“Shannon is a funny story because obviously she was Barb on Stranger Things...

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