In Stranger Things, a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one very strange little girl. The series, set in Indiana, is a love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation.
Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder (Show Me a Hero), David Harbour (Suicide Squad), Finn Wolfhard (The 100, Aftermath, The Resurrection), Millie Brown (BBC’s Intruders,Once Upon A Time, NCIS), Gaten Matarazzo (The Blacklist), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion Kingon Broadway), Noah Schnapp (Bridge of Spies, The Peanuts Movie), Natalia Dyer (After Darkness, Hannah Montana: The Movie), Charlie Heaton (Shut In, Urban and the Shed Crew), and Matthew Modine (Weeds, Proof). The Duffer Brothers are writing, directing and showrunning the series, and will serve as executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen via their 21 Laps entertainment banner (The Spectacular Now, Night At The Museum, Real Steel, Date Night).
From Netflix’s press release, August 2016… Today, Netflix announced the breakout summer series, Stranger Things, has been renewed for a second session. Stranger Things 2 will debut in 2017. Writers/ creators Matt and Ross Duffer will return. Nine (9) new episodes are confirmed for the second season. Stranger Things 2 will be produced by 21 Laps for Netflix. Executive Producers Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen and the Duffer Brothers will all return for the second season.
Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas
Cara Buono as Karen
Charlie Heaton as Jonathan
David Harbour as TBA
Finn Wolfhard as Mike
Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin
Millie Brown as TBA
Natalia Dyer as Nancy
Noah Schnapp as Will
Ross Partridge as Lonnie
Winona Ryder as Joyce
key behind the scenes crew
Dan Cohen as Executive Producer
Karl Gajdusek as Executive Producer
Matt Duffer as Creator/Executive Producer/Director of pilot
Ross Duffer as Creator/Executive Producer/Director of pilot
Shawn Levy as Executive Producer
7/15/2016 – continuing
network and production companies
Netflix – 21 Laps Entertainment