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It elevated every little thing that folks beloved concerning the present – the emotionality, the visible spectacle, the crunchy synth accompaniment (and equally improbable soundtrack cuts) – with a extra subtle storyline, extra sophisticated character work, and extra enjoyable. Plus, there was a lot across the equally unimaginable present, just like the resurrection of New Coke, the Scoops Ahoy pop-ups, and the unimaginable promotional tie-ins (Levi’s assortment was a private favourite). Ah, final summer season, after we weren’t combating a pandemic and corrupt police system concurrently, it was so good.
And given Stranger Issues’ propensity for nostalgia (and, in fact, the upcoming Emmy voting), Netflix has launched an almost 10-minute lengthy behind-the-scenes video on Twitter, full with soundbites from creators The Duffer Brothers, govt producer Shawn Levy, and plenty of members of the solid (together with Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Sadie Sink, and Maya Hawke). They focus on the bigger scale of the manufacturing, the choice to make Billy the Huge Dangerous, and the thematic undercurrents they had been seeking to discover this time round. In case you weren’t already desirous about how a lot you like and miss Stranger Issues, this could do the trick.
Whereas the video doesn’t tease Stranger Issues four (sorry!), we do know that the scripts have been accomplished, and every little thing is able to go. However with the coronavirus nonetheless uncontrolled in america and Stranger Issues’ dedication to filming in Atlanta, it is likely to be a short while earlier than the children reassemble to play Dungeons & Dragons or sling ice cream on the native mall. However hey, the prolonged downtime simply offers you extra time to re-watch each season. *Cue ominous 80s-sounding rating*
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