Some new photos from the set of Stranger Things have hit the web thanks to Atlanta Filming. Production on the fifth episode of the second season is currently underway outside of Atlanta with Finding Dory director Andrew Stanton at the helm.
First up is Max, the new kid in the gang played by broadway star Sadie Sink. Max has been described as a tomboy who doesn’t travel anywhere without her skateboard. The Duffer brothers previously revealed the character will be caught in a love triangle as both Dustin and Lucas develop crushes on her.
— Atlanta Filming (@AtlantaFilming) February 24, 2017
Twitter user Harmony Joy also caught a few shots of the strip mall set which serves as the exterior for the arcade that was teased in the Super Bowl spot for season two. A video rental store can also be seen next to the arcade.
— Harmony Joy (@Harmony__Joy) February 23, 2017
The second season has been branded as a movie sequel Stranger Things 2 picks up a year later in the fall of 1984 as the world is turning upside down. The sequel has been teased as bigger, darker, yet familiar and will explore the consequences of Will Byers’ time spent in the upside down and the interdimensional gate that remains open at the department of energy. Mike and Nancy will still be reeling from the loss of Eleven and Barb as the rest of the characters struggle to reclaim a sense of normalcy after the events of season one.
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. Here’s the official synopsis released with the super bowl spot:
A year after Will’s return, everything seems back to normal… but a darkness lurks just beneath the surface, threatening all of Hawkins.
All 9 episodes of Stranger Things 2 hit Netflix this Halloween.