When historians write what caused streaming media to reach its peak, they will never forget to credit the Stranger Things. Now, the show’s producers have announced about working on Stranger Things Season 3 that will go on-air by the end of 2018 or start of 2019. So near future is bringing a treat for those who are looking to have more fun from the show that has all the elements of entertainment.
The upcoming season has got a lot more surprises for the fans. Let’s have a sneak peek into what fans will get to watch in the form of the third season.
Facts about Stranger Things Season 3
Here is a quick fact check about what producers say about season 3 of Stranger Things.
- Stranger Things Season 3 will have eight episodes- one less than its predecessor.
- It will be set in summer of 1985- on year later than what featured in previous season.
- The drama is likely to release by the end of 2018 or early 2019.
- There will be a prominent change in roles of main characters.
- Some new and exciting characters will join the show.
Story Plot for Stranger Things Season 3
Well, number of episodes is not something that bothers the audience. At the end of the day, what matters is the story plot and how it is told. According to critics season 2 of Stranger Things had nine episodes and it didn’t make any difference, mainly due to controversial episode of Lost Sister.
So, what does reports say about the story plot of upcoming season? Is it strong enough to leave an impact on the audience even with seven episodes?
Let’s have a look at what rumors have to offer about the expected storyline.
Characters in Stranger Things Season 3
Perhaps, this is the diversity of characters in Stranger Things that makes it more popular than performances by top 10 standup comedians on Netflix.
The drama continues the tradition of surprising the audience through a mix of roles. If we talk about characters, all the regulars will appear, more or less for the same duration. But season 3 will be different for Lucas, the little sister of Erica, who will be in show as a regular. The character is being played by Priah Ferguson. Her fans who wanted more of screen time from Lucas will get to enjoy her performance, and maybe an active role throughout the season.
New Character of Stranger Things Season 3
Fans can get a glimpse of Stranger Things Season 3 story plot from the role of Maya Thurman-Hawke. The actress is going to play an alternative girl who has a mundane job, she is bored with her routine life but gets an excitement in her life after uncovering a secret. Now it is for fans to guess if Maya’s role of Robin supports a plot twist or accompanies the regulars for accomplishing their mysterious mission.
Dad Steve, to Get a Bigger Role?
Revelations that Stranger Things’ producer Shawn Levy made at Netflix’s PaleyFest Panel indicate that Dad Steve will be back and he will get a longer time. The producers and writers are in no mood to abandon his magic. According to reports talking about the role of Dad Steve, Shawn Levy said, “I don’t want to say much more, but I feel that we are walking along, and we stumbled onto a gold mine with Dad Steve.”
The statement by the drama’s producer not only hints about Dad Stave Harrington’s longer screen time in Stranger Things Season 3 but it also reveals that there is something more to come from the character. The term ‘Gold Mine’ might be an indicator that creators of the show Duffer Brothers have gotten more out of Dad Steve’s character. Well. That’s a suspense.
The relationship between Main Characters of Season 3
Now, let’s have a look at how the relationship between main characters of the season 3 will unfold. Fans are going to see a strong bond between Mike and Eleven and Max and Lucas.
And the producer Shawn Levy has also revealed about how the team is going to depict the romance between the teenagers. Media reports suggest that producer said, “They’re like 13 or 14 years old kids. So, what does love means at that age of life? It can never be a stable relationship, and there is fun to that instability.
And, here comes another hint for us.
The romance in Stranger Things season 3 might not match what audience gets to watch in highest grossing Bollywood films. But, it is going to be much entertaining. Or something that makes the story of the season more interesting. After all, it is an adventurous and mysterious summer of 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana.
Why the summer of 1985 for Stranger Things Season 3?
Well, the reason for moving one year ahead is even more interesting. Creators have decided to set the scenes in the next year because they thought kids had started looking older. Or maybe it was something twist the plot and bring something new to the story. It seems that lot of things in entertainment industry are happening about summers of bygone era; as, Brad Pitt and Leonardo De Caprio are also uniting on Sharon Tait drama about summer of 1969.
Reports also suggest that Duffer Brothers are spending 13-14 hours of work for bringing a captivating story for the third season of Stranger Things.
Perhaps, such hard work on building the characters and getting an impact out of them is one reason why there is a massive gap in different seasons of Stranger Things.
When Will the Drama End?
Apart from the rumors of Stranger Things Season 3, release date and cast date, reports have emerged that creators will call an end after the four seasons. Well, the news might be a shock for the fans who eagerly wait for the next seasons. But, the digital media entertainment is brim with a lot of breathtaking creations. We just heard about Disney launching streaming services. Therefore a rise in competition among the streaming media channels makes the viewers’ better off. They will continue to feast upon the masterpieces like Stranger Things.