Fact: Lord of the Rings star Sean Astin will play the love interest of Winona Ryder's character in the second season of Netflix hit Stranger Things.
Fact: Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and Lord Of The Rings star Sean Astin will be among the 25,000 runners hitting the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday (18Mar12) for the city's 27th annual Honda L.A. Marathon. This year's big event begins at Dodger Stadium and ends blocks from the Santa Monica Pier. The run will be Astin's third - he also competed in 1998 and 2010.
Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Sean Astin is dedicating his Los Angeles Marathon efforts to all the people who have sent him heartfelt messages via Twitter.com asking him to think of their ailing and late loved ones. The actor will take take on the challenge on Sunday (18Mar12).
Fact: GREASE star Stockard Channing will replace Lord Of The Rings actor Sean Astin as the narrator of nature series MEERKAT MANOR when the fourth season of the show airs in America next month (Jun08).