Stranger Things Season 2: One of the best tv shows on Netflix, the Stranger Things is finally releasing its second season. The first installment was short but amazing. You should consider it if you are searching what to watch next on Netflix.
Stranger Things Season 2 Release Date
As per the official announcement, it will be released on Halloween, i.e., October 31, 2017.
Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer
The trailer is already making fans crazy for the second season in the tv series. Let us break the trailer.
In the trailer, we can see the blink of Eleven, there is not much appearance of Eleven in the trailer, but it is confirmed that she will come back in the show very soon.
Dressed in Ghostbuster outfits, Mike, Lucas, and Dustin can also be seen on their bikes again. In another scene, we can see the Sherrif Jim Hopper got stuck in the explosion, this place of the explosion is looking very similar to his own home and Byer’s home.
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As reported, the new episodes are set in 1984 and the kids are seen embracing the phenomenon of the year in their little Ghostbusters outfits.
We can see the glimpse of a new character is the released video, but it is difficult to talk about this character. It may or may not be the part of the team.
The clip ends, showing Will tie up in some machine and getting tested by some people. Why is this happening? It may be because of his traumatic experience Or maybe he has got the same powers as Eleven. And it seems someone is watching him through a screen.
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Villain / Antagonist / Monster
This monster will definitely make the new episodes “bigger and darker” as they promised earlier. When the lightning strikes on the sketch the massive spider-like becomes visible.
But we are expecting more from Will. In the new images released from Netflix, we can see the first look of Max (Sadie Sink)- a new team member of the gang.
Stranger Things Season 2 Episodes
The earlier trailer which was released in August 2016 unleashed the episode titles which are as follows:
- The Boy Who Came Back To Life
- The Pumpkin Patch
- The Palace
- The Storm
- The Pollywog
- The Secret Cabin
- The Brain
- The Lost Brother
There is only one episode without ‘The’ in the title, so we can expect something important in it. There will be a character named ‘Max’ in the first episode and her brother ‘Billy’ would be revealed in the last one.
Episode one didn’t focus on Will and hence, we are assuming that the second episode named ‘The Boy Who Came Back To Life’, will be oriented towards Will but, it is just an expectation. Hence, we need to wait for it. Noah Schnapp who plays Will has also confirmed that season 2 will take the season 1’s story forward.
In an interview with Deadline, Harbour said that some parts of the show will piss off some fans. He gave the ice cream analogy and said that who like vanilla flavor may not like strawberry one.
Where To Watch Stranger Things Season 2 Online?
It will definitely be available on Netflix after the release. Until then, we can’t do except wait.
The Stranger Things Season 2 Cast
Here is the good news for all. All the previous characters are returning, the kids at least. In the facebook post by the team of StrangerThings, we can see the entire gang which means that Eleven, Mike, Will, Lucas, Dustin, Nancy, Steve, and Jonathan will all be back. New characters named Billy and Max will also join this gang.
There are rumors that Eleven will be returned in an episode titled‘The Secret Cabin’. If our sources are not mistaken, then she is hiding there after the fight with the Demogorgon. In an interview at The Golden Globes, Mille told us that after the excellent work in season 1 they are looking forward to making season 2 more interesting and richer.
The Stranger Things Season 2 Plot / Storyline: What Will Happen?
Ghostbusters costume is showing that this show has a story of Halloween 1984, As Matt Duffer said that Will is back and he is seeing images from the Upside Down but it is not sure that these images are real or not. Will’s Mother is trying to get normalcy to their house by dating Bob, her former high school classmate.
Hopper is trying retaining his orders in Hawkins. As Harbour told to EW that it will be like a fall for Hopper to say ‘This did happen and this didn’t happen,’. Nancy and Mike are struggling to terms with the death of pals Barb and Eleven in the wheeler’s house.
Talking about the role of Hopper, he added that Hopper saved Will and has regained the interest in his life. In Stranger Things season 2, he will join against the places where he couldn’t butt up in his hero fantasy. This is the places which force him to take the inappropriate decisions due to his hero complex.
One of the two newcomers named Max will join the team and on the other hand, Billy seems to be the villain of this year.
In an Interview with Hollywood Life David Harbour told that upcoming episodes would cause a bit of friction as there are people who know what happened in the town and there are people who don’t know what happened.
The new installment will be more like a sequel, confirmed by the Duffer brothers. Other people related to series including Executive Producer Dan Cohen and Charlie Heaton said that the second season will be darker. Sources confirmed that Stranger Things season 2 will be full of actions and in the later stage there will be more horror in the show.
Mark Duffer said that the opening scene will not take place in the fictional Hawkins, Indiana and also a little bit outside of Hawkins. He added that they will explore upside down this time but not much until they find Will at the end. It will be interesting to see what’s more is behind there?
There is also a possibility that Upside down will come to them. Noah Schnapps, (Will) has clued that his character can also convert into the Demogorgon and there would be many more new characters. Schnapp also said that his character will start from where he ended up in last season. There can be some changes in his character.
The fantastic music duo of the S U R V I V E will be back in the season 2. Well, they are not sure about the role of upside down. There will be new characters and hence this band is going to make more weird music this time, confirmed by Kyle Dixon, one of the band members.
Why the Jim Hopper’s daughter died is still the secret which may be revealed in Stranger Things season 2. Talking about the issue of Nancy/Jonathan/Steve, the character of Nancy will be more emotional this time and Natalia Dyer told that it will be interesting to watch the change in the relationship after what happened.
Fans are also excited to watch that how she deals with the situation after he lost her friend Barb. She also added that Nancy will be more badass this time. Talking about this issue, Steve actor Joe Keery, said that they are also looking forward to seeing how this event will affect their relationship.
But productions are hiding all plot details of Stranger Things season 2. This secret is the reason because of which Stranger Things has become the phenomenon as Levy told Screen Rant. He told that it is delicious torture in not knowing the stuff which is coming.
Duffer Brothers can change the character of Eleven completely. Presently Eleven is the very violent character who is brutally killing people. Speaking to Vulture, Ross said that they are very clear about what Eleven will be in season 2.
In an interview with NME, Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said that season 1 was fantastic it was a full package of entertainment for fans. Hasting added that Netflix is expecting it to be grand.
When Will The Season Two Be Set?
Duffers brothers have confirmed that the Stranger Things season 2 will be set in a year later, i.e., in 1984. Matt told IGN that they wanted to have this season on Christmas 2016 but this time is not feasible and hence it will release next year with all work done require for the show.
According to Charlie Heaton, there will be time leap but it won’t be noticeable. As he told to ET, the characters will be seen after a year and we will see them in the world of Hawkins. Though the second season will come after a whole year, but we while watching the second season we will get back to where we left off the first season.
This will pave out a way to homage to some new/vintage material like Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Aliens, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. As Duffer said that they are trying to get a little bit of all those wonderful movies.
How will Stranger Things Season 2 Characters look like?
The hairstyle of the season will consist of mullets and perms. Lead hairstylist of season named Sarah Hindsgaul said that in 1984 also they are in the world of Hawkins, Indiana. No one wants perms and mullets in that period and hence this time they will use lots of wigs.
The beautiful pompadour of Steve may get chopped. Look of Nancy will also revamp. This year nancy will have big hair and drastic look. But her look was not looking changed at The Golden Globes.
The Stranger Things Season 2: New Cast Members/Characters
We will see six new characters in the ST season 2. As per Shawn Leavy there plan is to come carry forward previous season with the entry of some new characters.
Max is one of that new character. She is a perfect tomboy in this era with tough and confident nature. Her skateboard is her identity. Back in October, it was announced that Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt starrer Sadie Sink, will play Max. Billy, very muscular and more than a confident boy will join this series as a step brother of Max who is a Camaro driver. This role will be played by Australian-born and Power Ranger starrer Dacre Montgomery.
According to Duffers, they wanted a character who is unpredictable and wild. Nashville actor Will Chase will play the father of two kids in town named Neil Mayfield.
The movie star of the 1980s Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings fame) will join the series as Bob Newby. Newby is a kind-hearted former nerd who was a schoolmate of Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour). Currently, he is the manager of the local Hawkins RadioShack. Astin will be the new boyfriend of Winona. [Joyce].
Executive producer Shaun Levy explained that Bob is a very memorable character and people will be surprised by the new episodes. The role of baddie Dr. Owens will play by former Aliens star Paul Reiser. He is “a high-ranking member of the Department of Energy on a ‘clean-up’ assignment.
Talking about his character he told that he has only read the script and don’t know whether his character is good or bad. His character is different to Dr. Modine. Roman is an emotionally damaged person due to loss of her child. She will also add to the cast. Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen will play this character. As per Netflix stated she is not a resident of Hawkins but mysteriously connected to the supernatural events at the lab.
‘Fleabag’ starrer Brett Gelman will act as Murray Bauman. He is a disgraced journalist and investigating a case of the small Indiana town.
Taylormade is production company and looking for person looks like 1980’s belonging of all ethnicities. They are in search of a male with longer hair and females who can cut their bangs.
You won’t be able to see any A-lister in the team. Executive Producer Levy told to EntertainmentWeekly that they1 are not going to cast any big names rather they are looking for people who will meet the expectations of characters.
Are Stranger Things 2 Fan Theories Real?
There are many fan theories on the internet about the title and other things but Duffer brothers have rejected most of the theories by fans. Some theories are very close to the truth, but none of them is exact.
Filming of the Series
Stranger Things is currently in the pipeline. On November 8, 2016, Director, Shawn Levy told that they starting their filming that day. In an interview given to the Corridor, he admitted that he is going to start filming third and fourth episodes from December and January. Montgomery said that the filming should end with April.
We can see the M. Night Shyamalan behind the camera for an episode. Talking to Digital Spy he has shown interest to work with Duffer Brothers on Stranger Things 2.
Update: May 20 – The filming has been completed and now, the editing and rest of the work will take place on full scale.
Will There Be More Stranger Things Seasons?
The creators of the TV series are planning to end up this in four to five seasons. Matt Duffer stated that they want to end the show when they will be on a top and hence, they are looking for an excellent ending.
In an interview, Ross also said that fans will feel satisfied at the end of Stranger Things season 2 and think that it has come to a conclusion. The presence of Eleven for the entire show is yet not confirmed.
It’s because, we will see the Millie Bobby Brown in blockbuster Godzilla: King of the Monsters and is expected to be starring in Avengers: Infinity War, so it will definitely depend on her priorities.
Is Barb Dead or Alive?
If we believe to the David Harbour then she is fully dead and not going to return. But when a question about Barb was asked to the Duffers, they said that they will definitely offer justice to the Barb.
Still, fans don’t think Barb has disappeared for forever.
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