While the world eagerly anticipates the arrival of Stranger Things’ second season this October, its creators are already thinking about the show’s climax. The Netflix original series defied the odds, and swiftly becoming one of the most talked about shows of the year despite the fact it doesn’t rely on a plethora of Hollywood stars or aggressive marketing campaigns. Instead, Stranger Things charmed and terrified its audiences in equal measure, combining strong characterisation and visceral horror with a liberal dose of 80s nostalgia. At this year’s Comic Con, the series’ creators and executive producers Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, and Shawn Levy gave some hints as to how they see the series panning out. (more…)
When the first season of Stranger Things came to a close, it tied up all the loose ends in such a way that it would have been satisfactory if that was all there was to it. The questions that did remain at the end – those slugs that Will Byers coughed into the sink, for instance – were tantalising enough that there was plenty to build upon, but subtle enough that it wouldn’t have kept anyone up at night wondering what it meant for the story. Still, fans all over the world were relieved to learn that there were future seasons coming when it was announced barely a month after the show’s debut. (more…)
Prior to its release in 2016, not much was known about Stranger Things and it looks like season two will be no different. Little has leaked out of the Duffer brothers’ camp about what we can expect for 2017’s blast of nostalgia mixed horror and suspense, but that doesn’t mean we are completely in the Upside Down on what to expect.
Government conspiracies, kids with supernatural telikinetic powers and a monster that can glide effortlessly between worlds, Stranger Things has everything a show needs to get people talking. It’s all mystery and magic, intrigue and action. The first season built a world that viewers fell in love with and would happily explore for many, many seasons more. Even if none had ever been commissioned, it seems only fair to assume that the fan fiction alone could’ve catered to people’s cravings for more. Luckily, Netflix has promised at least one more season and fans cannnot contain their excitement. (more…)
Captivating Netflix subscribers the world over, Stranger Things has filled a gap in pop culture that a lot of people hadn’t noticed until it came along. The characters are well written and incredibly acted and the story rolls out its mysteries with perfect pacing. A group of kids in a rural town get swept up in a dark secret that has a whiff of government conspiracy mixed with a grim, otherworldly horror. What’s not to love about that? As if it couldn’t get any better, the creators have let something even juicier slip – it’s all based on a true story. (more…)
In what may well be one the fastest renewals in television history, Netflix original production Stranger Things was officially renewed for a second season in less than six weeks since its first broadcast. Creators the Matt and Ross Duffer have promised that the new season will have ” a lot of new and interesting dynamics” that weren’t included in the first season. Though it won’t be out until 2017, the first run was such a compelling piece of television that fans are already clamouring for more information about what they can expect. (more…)
Netflix really knocked it out of the park with Stranger Things. With little marketing efforts the show was released on the streaming service this July and by the end of the weekend was the talk of the town! The nostalgia-driven 1980’s centered supernatural show captivated audiences. By the time everyone finished the final episode, fans were immediately demanding the show be renewed for a second season. The creators, The Duffer Brothers stated that they had many plans for a forthcoming season if Netflix decided to renew the show. Earlier today we received notification that the show has been renewed for a second season. They even released a teaser trailer.
It didn’t take long for fans to binge their way through the Netflix series Stranger Things and start clamoring for more. Stranger Things is the hottest thing to hit Netflix since Daredevil and Orange is the New Black. Netflix wasted no time getting the second season rolling behind the scenes, but kept coy with fans until now. Co-creators Matt and Ross Duffer are back in the writers room getting the nine episode second season hammered out. (more…)
Stranger Things, which popped up on Netflix on July 15th, has become a new favorite for many among the plethora of high quality original content on the streaming platform. The show largely plays homage to horror twinged, adventurous ‘boy’ films of the 1980s, with an even heavier atmosphere. The show itself is about the disappearance of a young boy, Will Bryers, in 1983 Indiana, and the increasingly strange circumstances that happen afterward (or rather, because of it), including the appearance of a mysterious girl with unnatural powers. While many fans loved it, they thought it was truly over. It seems, however, Netflix has other plans. (more…)