Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Stranger Things 2 Confirmed for October 27 Release

Stranger Things (2016-)
Season 2 (2017)
Stranger Things 2 premieres on October 27

Netflix posted on Twitter the poster for season 2, confirming the release of October 27.

Season one was set in 1983 where a mother tries to find her son after he disappears mysteriously in the small town of Hawkins.
Season 2 is set one year later, and is more of a sequel than continuation. There will be more scenes in the upside down world, more monsters, and additional settings.

All of the original cast is returning, including Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) while adding two new regulars - Max and Billy.  Billy (Dacre Montgomery) is a black Camaro driving bad boy and Max (Sadie Sink) is his tom boy step sister.
Sean Astin will play Radioshack manager Bob, a high school classmate of Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Sheriff Hopper (David Harbour).
Paul Reiser is Dr. Owens from the Department of Energy, a suit tasked with containing the events from last year.
Roman (Linnea Berthelsen) is an emotionally damaged woman that suffered a loss as a child. She is connected to the lab from season 1.

The Duffer brothers and many writers from season 1 will return.The Duffer brothers will draw inspiration from '80s action-adventure sequels, namely Temple of Doom, The Empire Strikes Back, Aliens, and Terminator 2.
Finn Wolfhard who plays Mike suggested watching The Goonies, Aliens, and Ghostbusters in preparation for season 2. 

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