Empire – It’s October – which means this month we’re headed back into the Upside Down, for another dose of Stranger Things. Season 2 of the hit Netflix sci-fi show arrives on 27 October – and in the new issue of Empire, on sale Thursday, we have eight pages of coverage direct from Hawkins, Indiana. Among our exclusives: the below never-before-seen image of Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder), visiting her son Will (Noah Schnapp) in hospital. They’re joined by new character Bob Newby, played by bona fide Goonie Sean Astin. Take a look – and click to embiggen.
Entertainment Weekly released today some Stranger Things cast portraits and, well, check for yourself:
Alongside the killer cover, Entertainment Weekly also released new images of Stranger Things season two. You can find it in our gallery, alongside the latest released posters.
We have a month ahead until the next season of Stranger Things and things are getting more exciting now. Stranger Things is featured on Entertainment Weekly with a three-covers special, one of it featuring Winona, David Harbour and Sean Astin.
Watch below the behind-the-scenes interview, and the screen captures added in our gallery. You can check by digital scans tomorrow, when the issue is available on stands.
Yesterday, the CBS show Sunday Morning aired an exclusive on set interview with Stranger Things cast and crew. You can watch it below:
Hello friends! Today it happened in San Diego the Stranger Things panel. Winona didn’t attend the panel (booo!) but David Harbour was there, following all kids.
Some informations about the next season (directly from /Film):
Noah Schnapp‘s character Will Byers has returned from the Upside Down and is showing a bit more bravery. We will learn how he has been affected from his time on the other side. Dacre Montgomery‘s character Billy is the new human antagonist for the second season. He mentioned he hopes he can be “scary enough” alongside the monster bad guy(s). Paul Reiser‘s character Dr. Owens is the newest addition to Hawkins lab. He comes in from the government to clean up Dr. Martin Brenner’s mess.
Here’s the Season 2 plot synopsys:
It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.
In 1953, MKUltra came to Hawkins, Indiana and began experimentation. In 1979, Police Chief Jim Hopper returns to Hawkins. On November 6, 1983 a young boy named Will Byers vanished. Two days later, Barbara Holland also vanished. A year after Will’s return, everything seems back to normal… but a darkness lurks just beneath the surface, threatening all of Hawkins.
A trailer was also released, and you can watch it below:
Returning cast includes Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Chelsea Talmadge as Carol and introducing Sadie Sink as Max, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, Linnea Berthelsen as Roman, Sean Astin as Bob Newby, Paul Reiser as Dr. Owens, Brett Gelman as Murray Bauman and Will Chase as Neil Mayfield.
Stranger Things season 2 premieres on October 27, 2017.