Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror web television series directed by Shawn Levy, Andrew Stanton, Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer and The Duffer Brothers.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, June 20, 2019 released the trailer:
Stranger Things 3 | Final Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Stranger Things is set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, during the early 1980s. The nearby Hawkins National Laboratory ostensibly performs scientific research for the United States Department of Energy, but secretly does experiments into the paranormal and supernatural, including those that involve human test subjects. Inadvertently, they have created a portal to an alternate dimension called "the Upside Down". The influence of the Upside Down starts to affect the unknowing residents of Hawkins in calamitous ways. The first season begins in November 1983, when Will Byers is abducted by a creature from the Upside Down. His mother, Joyce, and the town's police chief, Jim Hopper, search for Will. At the same time, a young psychokinetic girl called Eleven escapes from the laboratory and assists Will's friends, Mike, Dustin, and Lucas, in their own efforts to find Will. The second season is set a year later, starting in October 1984. Will has been rescued, but few know of the details of the events. When it is discovered that Will is still being influenced by entities from the Upside Down, his friends and family learn there is a larger threat to their universe from the Upside Down. The third season is set a few months later, in mid-1985, in the midst of the popularity of the film Back to the Future. Mike and Eleven have developed a relationship, as have Lucas and Billy's step-sister Max.

Cast

Winona Ryder
Joyce Byers, the mother of Will and Jonathan Byers
David Harbour
Jim Hopper, chief of Hawkins Police Department
Finn Wolfhard
Mike Wheeler, son of Karen and Ted, younger brother of Nancy, and one of three friends of Will Byers
Millie Bobby Brown
Eleven / Jane Hopper ("El"), a young girl with psychokinetic abilities and a limited vocabulary
Gaten Matarazzo
Dustin Henderson, one of Will's friends
Caleb McLaughlin
Lucas Sinclair, one of Will's friends
Natalia Dyer
Nancy Wheeler, daughter of Karen and Ted and older sister of Mike
Charlie Heaton
Jonathan Byers, the older brother of Will Byers and the son of Joyce Byers
Cara Buono
Karen Wheeler, mother of teenaged Nancy, middle schooler Mike, and toddler Holly
Matthew Modine
Martin Brenner, the scientist in charge of Hawkins Laboratory
Noah Schnapp
Will Byers, the son of Joyce Byers and younger brother of Jonathan Byers
Sadie Sink
Maxine "Max" Mayfield, Billy's younger stepsister, and a tomboy
Joe Keery
Steve Harrington, a popular high school student and the boyfriend of Nancy Wheeler
Dacre Montgomery
Billy Hargrove, Max's violent, unpredictable, and abusive older stepbrother
Sean Astin
Bob Newby, a former schoolmate of Joyce and Hopper
Paul Reiser
Sam Owens, a Department of Energy executive
Maya Hawke
Robin, an "alternative girl" bored with her job until she stumbles onto one of the secrets of Hawkins

About

The series is produced by 21 Laps Entertainment, Netflix and Monkey Massacre.

The average duration of each episode is 42 - 62 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80057281

Wikipedia: Stranger Things

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