Netflix has released a new teaser and poster for Stranger Things 2, the highly-anticipated sequel season to last year’s smash hit series about the mysterious disappearance of a young boy in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana.
The new season picks up one year after the events of season one. Set during Halloween 1984, the adventure continues as the world itself is now turning upside down. The second season is set to explore the consequences of Will’s time spent in the upside down as well as the interdimensional gate that is still open at the Department of Energy.
In addition to the new poster and teaser, the streaming service has also released an official season two synopsis and timeline for the series. You can check out the teaser along with the poster timeline and below.
— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) July 11, 2017
1953, Date Unknown – MK Ultra comes to Hawkins
1979 – Police Chief Jim Hopper returns to Hawkins
1983, November 6 – The Vanishing of Will Byers
1983, November 8 – The Vanishing of Barbara Holland
2016, July 15 – Part 1
2017, October 27 – Part 2
Stranger Things was created by Matt and Ross Duffer aka The Duffer Brothers who both direct and produced the series under their Monkey Massacre banner along with co-executive producer’s Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps Entertainment. The series is written by The Duffer Brothers as well as Justin Doble, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Paul Dichter, Jessica Mecklenburg, Alison Tatlock, and Kate Trefry.
Stranger Things 2 stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, and Noah Schnapp. The series has also added Sean Astin (The Goonies), Paul Reiser (Aliens), Brett Gelman (Jobs), Dacre Montgomery (Power Rangers), Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen, and Broadway star Sadie Sink into the mix as well. Here’s the official synopsis:
It’s 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.
Stranger Things 2 hits Netflix on October 27th.