Stranger Things season 3 is currently one of the most watched series on Netflix. The new season of the Emmy award-winning show, started streaming July 4 on Netflix South Africa.
For those who don’t know anything about Stranger Things series, it’s all about a group of young friends who witness supernatural forces and secret government exploits. As they search for answers, the children unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries.
While Stranger Things Season 2 took place around Halloween in 1984, Season 3 sees a time jump to the summer of 85, the heyday of Motley Crue, bold neon prints and scrunchies.
The cast of this new season stars Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), Will (Noah Schnapp), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), and Sadie Sink (Max) who survived the Upside Down, where the demogorgon and mind flayer monsters from season one and two came from.
However, in the new season, Will still deals with some of the unresolved problems from the Upside Down.
David Harbour (Chief Hopper), Winona Ryder (Joyce), Natalia Dyer (Nancy), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan), Joe Keery (Steve) and Dacre Montgomery (Billy) also return this new season.
Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has become one of the most talked about drama series in South Africa. The show was has had 30 Emmy nods. It won six Emmy awards including outstanding sound editing and outstanding casting for a drama series.
Although the series is billed as a “Netflix Original,” according to various reports, Stranger Things is actually produced by 21 Laps Entertainment, an American film and television production company run by director-producer Shawn Levy. The company is best known as the creators of Stranger Things, and exclusively distributes content through a partnership with Netflix.
The term “Netflix Original” does not mean Netflix owns all the shows it brands as “Original”, it simply refers to the streaming company being the first to air the show.
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