Stranger Things Featurette

If Netflix’s Stranger Things is functioning correctly, you’re not consciously noticing all of the show’s little details that fill out the backgrounds of its 1980s-set world. But industry veterans are currently putting in their votes for this year’s Emmy Awards, which means Netflix actively wants to showcase all of the work that goes into creating Hawkins, Indiana and the spooky world of The Upside Down.

Check out this Stranger Things featurette that reveals how the show’s production team built those tunnels in season 2, and how a Sears catalogue is one of the most important assets in bringing the sets to life. Read More »

Stranger Things lawsuit

Update: Alex Kohner, attorney for the Duffer Brothers, has issued a statement (via Deadline) in response to the lawsuit:

Mr. Kessler’s claim is completely meritless. He had no connection to the creation or development of Stranger Things. The Duffer Brothers have neither seen Mr. Kessler’s short film nor discussed any project with him. This is just an attempt to profit from other people’s creativity and hard work.

Our original article follows below.

A new Stranger Things lawsuit might have Netflix’s lawyers wishing they were in the Upside Down. Filmmaker Charlie Kessler is suing Matt and Ross Duffer, the twin creators of the hit Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things, for allegedly ripping off his idea for the show. Read more about the Stranger Things lawsuit below. Read More »

Stranger Things 3 cast

Stranger Things 3, the third season of the hit Netflix series, is growing. Maya Thurman-Hawke, daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, has joined the cast, and Priah Ferguson, who stole numerous scenes in season 2 as Lucas’ little sister, will return for a recurring role.

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Stranger Things season 3 episode count

It’ll be a while before we see Stranger Things season 3. But for now, we have a definitive answer on how many episodes the new season will have. This might be good news or bad news, depending on your opinion. If you thought the episode count on Stranger Things 2 was too long, you’re in luck! If you wanted more, well, we have some bad news for you below.

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Stranger Things Character death

In this edition of Stranger Things Bits:

  • Creators/showrunners The Duffer Brothers talk about their plans for the ending of the series
  • The Duffers share a surprising inspiration for Stranger Things
  • Is there more to Dacre Montgomery‘s bad boy bully Billy than we saw in season 2?
  • The possible future of Sheriff Jim Hopper’s love life
  • And more!

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Cool Posts From Around the Web:

Stephen King Stranger Things

Stranger Things owes a lot to the work of Stephen King, so it’s only natural that King would have some thoughts on it. The Master of Horror took to his Twitter to share his thoughts on the brand new season, and it’s not the first time the prolific horror writer made his thoughts on the show known. See what Stephen King thought about Stranger Things 2 below.

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Stranger Things 3

You’ve likely binged through Stranger Things 2 at this point, right? Which means you’re probably already thinking about Stranger Things 3, the eventual third season of Netflix’s popular original series. While it’ll be a while before we get to Stranger Things season 3, series creators the Duffer Brothers are already dropping hints about what we can expect to see during our next visit to Hawkins.

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New Stranger Things clip

In this edition of Stranger Things Bits:

  • How many people watched Stranger Things 2 during its first weekend?
  • The fate of one of the show’s most minor characters is revealed
  • How the original pitch for the show might contain elements from upcoming seasons
  • A fan theory about the Mind Flayer’s origins
  • The cast reacts to their audition tapes for season 1
  • And more!

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Stranger Things Character death

Ready for more Stranger Things news? Of course you are. As the hype sort-of begins to wind-down regarding Stranger Things 2, the second season of the hit Netflix show, series creators the Duffer Brothers revealed a surprising tidbit about season 1. Specifically, the brothers Duffer confirmed that a major character was supposed to be killed off at the end of season 1, but logic prevailed. Sort-of spoilers await you below regarding a Stranger Things character death.

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Stranger Things 2 ending scene

Tired of hearing about Stranger Things yet? Too bad! There’s even more Stranger Things news to be had! In a new interview, Stranger Things producer Shawn Levy reveals that the Stranger Things 2 ending contained a now-cut epilogue scene that would led directly into season 3.

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