OMG, if you haven’t watched Stranger Things yet, you should because it’s crazy and you will love it!
So, Stranger Things season 3 is officially happening and the release date was given on New Year’s Eve by Netflix. July 4 2019 is the date you must remember… Gosh, I can’t wait until then!
These are some facts about the series!
- Stranger Things premiered on July 15, 2016.
- The series stars Winona Ryder,David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard , Millie Bobby Brown , Gaten Matarazzo ,Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer ,Charlie Heaton , Cara Buono,Matthew Modine ,Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink , Joe Keery ,Dacre Montgomery , Sean Astin , Paul Reiser.
- The series was originally known as Montauk, as the setting of the script was in Montauk, New York and nearby Long Island locations.
- It is a science fiction-horror web television series created, written, and directed by the Duffer Brothers and released on Netflix.
- The Duffer Brothers developed the series as a mix of investigative drama alongside supernatural elements portrayed with childlike sensibilities. They established its time frame in the 1980s and created a homage to the pop culture of that decade.
- The series has received 31 Emmy Award nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series, four Golden Globe Award nominations, and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2016.
- The idea of Stranger Things started with how the brothers felt they could take the concept of the 2013 film Prisoners, detailing the moral struggles a father goes through when his daughter is kidnapped, and expand it out over eight or so hours in a serialized television approach.
- The filming of the first season began in November 2015 and was extensively done in Atlanta, Georgia, with the Duffer Brothers and Levy handling the direction of individual episodes.
- The Stranger Things original soundtrack was composed by Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon of the electronic band Survive.
- In April 2018, filmmaker Charlie Kessler filed a lawsuit against the Duffer Brothers, claiming that they stole his idea behind his short film Montauk for Stranger Things. Kessler’s Montauk featured a similar premise of a missing boy, a nearby military base doing otherworldy experiments, and a monster from another dimension. Kessler has directed the film and debuted it at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival.