stranger things dungeons and dragons

Dungeons & Dragons just got a whole lot stranger. Four cast members of Netflix’s hit sci-fi show Stranger Things sat down for a game of the tabletop RPG for a special actual play session, lead by Wizards of the Coast principal story designer Chris Perkins. Stranger Things stars David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, and Natalia Dyer participated in the session as a holiday gift to long-suffering fans, who have been waiting nearly two years for the next season of the Netflix show. They’ll have to wait a bit longer, but hey, how about some D&D?

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stranger things 4 cast

The kids of Hawkins, Indiana are about to meet a new nightmare in Stranger Things season 4. Netflix announced new cast members for Stranger Things 4the upcoming fourth installment of the streamer’s flagship sci-fi horror series, and it includes none other than Freddy Krueger himself. Robert Englund, the star of Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street horror franchise, is joining the Stranger Things 4 cast alongside a slew of newcomers, including new series regulars Jamie Campbell Bower (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones) and Eduardo Franco (Booksmart).

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stranger things season 4 premiere

Like many film and television productions that were meant to film earlier this year, Stranger Things season 4 was delayed significantly. Though this has created many hurdles for studios and networks, in some cases, the delay is actually helping creators refine these projects so that they might turn out better than they otherwise would have under a more strict timetable. Executive producer and director Shawn Levy says Stranger Things season 4 was fortunate enough to benefit from the delay and the results could benefit the fans in a big way. Read More »

Stuntmen React to Extraction

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as stuntmen react to the long, single shot chase sequence from the Netflix original movie Extraction. Plus, watch a video essay looking at how the script for Stranger Things effectively establishes the tone of the series, and listen to The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons break down his career, including Ed and Garden State, and recent projects like Hollywood and The Boys in the Band. Read More »

stranger things 4 teaser

Stranger Things 4 has resumed filming after production of the Netflix flagship series was put on hold by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Netflix announced the production restart with a set photo that may contain more than a few clues about the mysterious fourth season of the sci-fi show. Let’s dive into the Upside Down, shall we?

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2020 Creative Arts Emmys Winners

Now that Game of Thrones is over, a new nerdy TV show had to step up to snag some awards love from the Emmys. But this year, there are two geek friendly shows that have been showered with accolades in two different categories. HBO’s Watchmen landed 26 nominations as a miniseries/limited series and Disney+’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian had an impressive Emmys debut with 15 total nominations. Now both of the shows are already winners.

Leading up to the primary Emmys awards broadcast on ABC this Sunday, which will be a virtual ceremony, the Creative Arts Emmys are unfolding across five nights this week online, awarding the less glamorous (but no less important) technical awards. So it should come as no surprise that The Mandalorian took home five awards, and Watchmen was close behind with four trophies. Plus, Star Trek: Picard and Stranger Things were each able to snag a win. Read More »

Zack Snyder's Justice League DC FanDome Panel

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch the full DC FanDome panel for HBO Max’s upcoming release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Plus, get a look behind the scenes of the choreography and planning for the stunts in the third season of Stranger Things, and find out how to draw The Lion King‘s flatulent warthog hero Pumbaa. Read More »

Reno 911! Part 2

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch the trailer for Reno 911! Part 2 on Quibi
  • Hasan Minhaj‘s Patriot Act canceled at Netflix
  • Stranger Things 4 won’t be the final season
  • Warrior Nun renewed for second season
  • Ozark season 4 details
  • And more!

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Netflix Product Placement

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out how Netflix approaches product placement and brand partnership in shows like Stranger Things and movies such as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Plus, learn about the creation of the Skeksi puppets used in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, and see how accurate hunting scenes are in movies like The Hunger Games with analysis from a professional hunter. Read More »

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Stranger Things Season 4 Cast

With coronavirus numbers currently on the rise, it’s not clear how soon major movie and TV productions will resume, though some are aiming for a fall start. The fourth season of Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things is one of the many productions currently on hiatus as Hollywood is waiting to get back to work, and when the cameras start rolling again, they’ll have a new cast member joining the roster in a mysterious role. Read More »