Anticipation for the next instalment in the Netflix original series has been building since the successful show debuted.
In the trailer released during this year’s Super Bowl, it was confirmed the upcoming season will premiere on Halloween and it will take place a year after season one.
Co-creator of the show Matt Duffer has now revealed some very juicy details about what fans can expect.
The group are back together for the next instalment of the Netflix series
In the last episode, Will Byers (played by Noah Schnapps) was finally rescued from the Upside Down but viewers saw him coughing up a slug and lied to his mother and brother about it.
Talking about the character, Matt admitted that Will is experiencing post-traumatic disorder and he can’t tell what is reality.
"He seems to be seeing images from the Upside Down–the question is whether they’re real or not,” Matt told Entertainment Weekly.
After a traumatic time attempting to find her son, Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder) is dating an old high school classmate of hers, Bob (Sean Astin).
The trailer teased a new hellish creature lurking in the sky
The friends are seen wearing grey Ghostbusters jumpsuits
The evil in the real world is often as bad or worse than the supernatural evil
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It appears she wants to make things more stable for Will and his brother Jonathan (Charlie Heaton) as their father is not constantly in their lives.
Matt continued: “She’s trying to mask a lot. I think she’s made this choice with Bob because she wants a good father figure in her sons’ lives.”
Meanwhile, police chief Hopper (David Harbour) is attempting to keep the events of last season covered up and is forced to lie in order to protect Joyce and the children.
Butt the co-creator explained these lies are eating at him and he is struggling to hide the truth, such as the disappearance of Barb.
The boys are seen darting off on their bicycles in the trailer
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He also confessed Nancy (Natalie Dyer) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) are the most “screwed-up” in this season because they’re the ones who have both lost someone and viewers will see how they have changed.
The siblings are mourning the deaths of their friends Barb (Shannon Purser) and Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), although Eleven may still be alive.
There are also new characters arriving in Hawkins, a brother and sister duo Billy (Dacre Montgomery) and Max (Sadie Sink).
Max gets the attention from the boys and attracts romantic interest from Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) whilst her brother Billy doesn’t exactly make friends.
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On November 6, 1983 in the made up town of Hawkins, Indiana, 12-year-old Will Byers vanishes mysteriously
“Stephen King always has really great human villains. The evil in the real world is often as bad or worse than the supernatural evil, so we wanted to introduce a character like that,” teased Matt.
The rift to the Upside Down remains open and so does the lab which is run by new character Dr. Owens (Paul Reiser).
It is unknown what types of creatures will show up after Eleven appeared to sacrifice herself during the finale to defeat the demogorgon.
But Matt said the next season will explore “different kinds of horror”.
Stranger Things Season 2 is expected to return to Netflix in October.