Stranger Things 2: episodes, reviews, trailers and the big questions we’re left with

Stranger Things 2, perhaps Netflix’s biggest ever hit is finally here. Here’s what you need to know about the show from its release date to trailers and more. Check out our Stranger Things inspired t-shirts in the NME Merch Store Watch Stranger Things 2 Stranger Things 2 is now available on Netflix across the world right now. Go watch it right now at Netflix. What was Stranger Things 2 release date? The show was initially slated for an October 31 release, but the show was released on Netflix on October 27. Is there a Stranger Things 2 trailer? There were plenty of trailers and teasers throughout the build-up, the first arriving during the Super Bowl in February 2017. The next full-length trailer arrived on October 13 and showed more of The Upside Down, what Eleven is up to and more. Watch it below. Read More: Stranger Things 3 – Release Date, Trailers and more Are all the characters back? They’re all back! At least, all of the kids. The Stranger Things Facebook page posted this photo from the first script reading for Season 2. Eleven, Mike, Will, Lucas, Dustin, Nancy, Steve and Jonathan will all be back, alongside new characters Billy and Max, played by Dacre Montgomery and Sadie Sink. There’s also several new characters in the show. One of these new characters is “Max”, who according to TVLine, is a “tough and confident” early teenage girl who rides a skateboard and whose “appearance, behaviour and pursuits seem more typical of boys than of girls in this era.” Also joining the cast will be her “very muscular and hyper-confident” step-brother Billy, who reportedly drives a Camaro. The role will be played by Australian born Dacre Montgomery, who stars as The Red Ranger in the upcoming Power Rangers movie. In a new interview, Montgomery revealed that he was cast to bring a bit of a wild-card edge. “We come to town and basically ruffle feathers I guess is my character’s place. The Duffers were like, ‘We want somebody like Jack Nicholson in The Shining.’ He’s wild, he’s unpredictable” Joining the adult cast will be ’80s movie star Sean Astin (The Goonies, Lord of the Rings) as Bob Newby. The character is described as “a kindhearted former nerd who went to high school with Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour) and now manages the local Hawkins RadioShack.” Getty Former Aliens star Paul Reiser is to play Dr. Owens, “a high-ranking member within the Department of Energy on a ‘clean-up’ assignment, tasked with containing the events of last year.” Roman, an “emotionally damaged, magnetic young woman who suffered a great loss as a child,” also joins to the cast. The part is be played by Danish actress Linnea Berthelsen. Netflix told EW that “Although she does not live in Hawkins, she is mysteriously connected to the supernatural events at the lab…”. Who did the Stranger Things 2 Soundtrack? NME Newsletter Sign up for the newsletter Your email address: Sign Up By submitting your details, … Continue reading Stranger Things 2: episodes, reviews, trailers and the big questions we’re left with