'Stranger Things' Season 2 Latest News And Updates: Second Installment To Premier On Halloween
Feb 07, 2017 04:13 AM EST
One of the few breakout shows from 2016, "Stranger Things," is coming to spook the eighties' aficionados further when Halloween strikes this year. As things go in the town of Hawkins, nothing seems stopping its locals from experiencing even weirder happenings.
Courtesy of its newest Super Bowl commercial, the second season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" is now all slated to premiere on Oct. 31, 2016. The Verge reported that the released teaser clip has shown that the forthcoming installment will be beefing up the show's element of nostalgia, one of the significant factors that made the show legitimately popular.
The publication has shared that the teaser of 'Stranger Things" season 2 has spawned hints of nostalgic references such as "Ghostbusters" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". It has also featured brief appearances of the show's stars such as Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), along with Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) and Will (Noah Schnapp). The gang is seen to be sporting all the glorious "Ghostbusters" coveralls looking all ominous and anxious as a new threat arrives in its town.
The first footage of the second season of "Stranger Things" also harks back to the show's aggressive marketing on everything nostalgia. From the clip's permeating sentimental aspirations to eighties' visual trademarks, the show is determined to come with flying colors in its upcoming installment.
The first season of "Stranger Things" has generated a phenomenal buzz, even from a Netflix's standards. It garnered multiple Golden Globe nominations while its soundtracks from Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein were both able to clinch Grammy nods. Just recently, the show won the "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series" in the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
"Stranger Things'" second season was renewed last Aug. 31, 2016 with nine episodes. Subsequently, the episodes' new titles were revealed in order provide some hint of where the show is heading to without compromising everything in its material, Entertainment Weekly reported.