Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 2 is now officially confirmed with the release date set for 2017, most likely August 2017 release date. Stranger Things Season 1 premiered on Netflix with widely positive reviews/ratings, so this was a no-brainer for Netflix to renew this fantastic TV show. The Duffer Brothers revealed in a recent interview with EW that the new season would take place in 1984. Season 2 will have nine total episodes versus Season 1’s eight episodes. Most of the original characters will return and will cross town lines, explore the Upside Down, include at least four new characters with one called “The Lost Brother.” Check out the Stranger Things Season 2 announcement video below.
Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 1 synopsis: A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80’s, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine.
Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) serve as writer, directors and co-showrunners of the series, and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen via their 21 Laps entertainment banner (The Spectacular Now, Night At The Museum, Real Steel, Date Night). Shawn Levy also serves as director. Stranger Things is a Netflix original series.
"Stranger Things" (2016)
Synopsis: When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
Directors: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Shawn Levy
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Producers: Dan Cohen, Justin Doble, Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Rand Geiger, Shawn Levy, Iain Paterson, Karl Gajdusek, Cindy Holland, Jessica Mecklenburg, Alison Tatlock, Matthew Thunell, Brian Wright, Emily Morris
Musicians: Kyle Dixon, Michael Stein
Editors: Kevin D. Ross, Dean Zimmerman
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