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Millie swaps Stranger Things for Godzilla

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The world knows 15-year-old English actress Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, a girl in the Netflix series Stranger Things who possesses powerful psychokinetic abilities.

Brown's next role is in Godzilla: King of Monsters playing the daughter of an animal behaviour expert (Kyle Chandler) and paleobiologist (Vera Farmiga) who finds herself in the middle of titanic battles between creatures taller than skyscrapers.

It begs the question: Who would win a fight between Eleven and Godzilla?

"If Eleven met Godzilla, I would want to get out of there quickly," Brown laughed in a recent interview in Hollywood.

"That would be bad.

"Eleven has actual powers and would fight it out for sure while Godzilla physically hurts you and has atomic breath.

"I'd be rooting for ... I can't tell you!"

The teenager, who describes one of her talents as being able to cry not just on cue but with so much control she can determine if a tear falls from her left or right eye, has become one of Hollywood's leading young stars.

She picked up an Emmy nomination last year for playing Eleven and was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

The Godzilla set was a change from the Stranger Things set where scenes are shot on a fast schedule and she is surrounded by other child actors.

She was the only teenager on the Godzilla set and a simple scene could take days to shoot.

To ease the boredom she turned the Godzilla set into a "full prank war".

"I was like 'OK. I'm going to make everyone laugh'," Brown said.

"That was my thing. I'm going to make this set so light-hearted and so genuine and so fun, so that's what I did.

"I pranked everyone.

"I put rats in their fridges.

"Very small colourful balls in their trailers so they would have to pick them up individually.

"That's tedious work.

"I put cockroaches in their food, eyeballs in the cherry bowl and snakes in their coolers, and a full-sized Exorcist doll in their trailers."

Godzilla: King of Monsters continues on from 2014's Godzilla film where the giant amphibious creature saves the world from two monsters known as MUTOs.

In the new film, he is called on to save the world from the three-headed dragon Ghidorah and other over-sized monsters who awake in different areas of the globe, including Australia.

Brown enjoyed her monster experience so much she has just finished shooting the sequel, Godzilla vs Kong, in Australia and Hawaii.

She also wouldn't mind a Stranger Things/Godzilla crossover movie.

"Why not," she says. "That would be fun."

* Godzilla: King of Monsters is playing in Australia.

© AAP 2019 Image credit: Actress Millie Bobby Brown poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening for Godzilla II: King of the Monsters, at a central London cinema, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)