On-screen child hero Millie Bobby Brown looking to save the world

In Godzilla II King Of The Monsters, paleobiologist Emma Russell (Vera Farmiga, left) - with her daughter, Maddie (Millie Bobby Brown) - attempts to control Godzilla and other monsters using sound waves.
In Godzilla II King Of The Monsters, paleobiologist Emma Russell (Vera Farmiga, left) - with her daughter, Maddie (Millie Bobby Brown) - attempts to control Godzilla and other monsters using sound waves.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, PA WIRE, WARNER BROS

Millie Bobby Brown, 15, star of the latest Godzilla film, is the youngest on Time's list of 100 most influential people and believes in the power of youth to change the world

On the television show Stranger Things (2016 to present), actress Millie Bobby Brown is one of several plucky kids who save the day.

And in her new movie, Godzilla II King Of The Monsters, her character steps up to protect the world against rampaging monsters when the grown-ups around her fail.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 30, 2019, with the headline 'On-screen child hero looking to save the world'. Print Edition | Subscribe