The end of the week conveyed exciting news for fans of Netflix’s widely praised ’80s-style, horror fest, Stranger Things—as Season 2 of the series will air on screens on October 31, 2017.
The Halloween airing date was joined by a mystery trailer that was broadcasted amid the Super Bowl. As per the New York Times, a 30-second advertisement like the one for Stranger Things Season 2 costs an eye-watering $5 million (£4 million) to air.
Still, it’s money well spent for those anxious to gather any data about the new season. There’s a short passage of an Eggo Waffles advert, a topsy turvy Eleven, and a lot of dreadful and scary symbolism. Furthermore, there’s a fix of the young artist spruced up in Ghostbusters outfits, finish with improvised Proton Packs, for a definitive in ’80s sentimentality feels.
Very little is given away by the trailer, however makers Matt and Ross Duffer have as of now revealed that Stranger Things Season 2 is set in 1984, about a year after the events of the first series. Matt Duffer likewise noticed that Season 2 will be “a little darker and weirder.” The YouTube description also gives out information like: “A year after Will’s return, everything seems back to normal… but a darkness lurks just beneath the surface, threatening all of Hawkins.”
A year ago, Stranger Things maker Shawn Levy—who is set to direct two more episodes—revealed to Collider that Season 2 will exhibit characters dealing with the occasions of the prior season.
“Will Byers was in that Upside Down for a while,” he said. “So Season 2 is about this determined desire to return to normalcy in Hawkins, in the Byers family, in that group of friends, and it’s the struggle to reclaim normalcy and maybe the impossibility of it.”
For those not acquainted with Stranger Things , entire first season is at present accessible to stream on Netflix.