Check out our host Brian from My Comic Universe as he covers the exciting news surrounding season 2 of STRANGER THINGS!
One year ago viewers were captivated by the mystery of Will Byers disappearance. The ominous fear surrounding Hawkin’s Laboratory and the trippy world of the upside down. That’s right everyone!
Stranger Things returns for an all new 9 episode season on October 27, 2017.
The first 8 episode season premiered on July 15, 2016. The series was created by Ross and
Matt Duffer (aka. The Duffer Brothers). The Brothers, have announced plans for the series that will continue with a third season and then conclude with a fourth finale season.
Now the series takes place in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. After an unknown entity escapes from Hawkins Laboratory. It slowly starts to take specific members of the community including a young boy named Will Byers. After his disappearance, Will’s three friends begin the search for their lost companion. Along the way they find a young girl with telekinetic abilities. The boys soon find out she is connected to the upside down and the unknown entity from Hawkins Lab. Its up to Will’s friends to help defeat this evil and save the town from a gruesome fate.
Stranger Things was an instant hit! Setting a recorded 95 % on the popular Rotten Tomatoes website. The first season was well received by both critics and fans. Both stating; “This series is an addictive homage to Spielberg films and vintage 1980’s television”.
The series took the Emmy’s by storm this year with 18 Prime-time Emmy Nominations within categories for acting, sound design and cinematography. Standout cast member David Harbour (Police Chief Hopper). Has been cast as Hell Boy in the new movie reboot, directed by Niel Marshall and is set for a 2018 release. However no official date has been announced yet.
Season 2, takes place one year after the events of season one. It’s now 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.
I know all of us here @ My Comic Universe are big fans and enjoy the series. Please comment and let us know what you think about the Netflix original series Stranger Things. Season Two is set to release on October 27, 2017.