Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — Two weeks out from the premiere, Netflix has released a darker trailer for “Stranger Things” season 3.
The three-minute long clip almost feels like it's promoting an action movie, with things clearly set to take a more harrowing turn in the town of Hawkins.
All the gang are back once more: Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), Max (Sadie Sink), Will (Noah Schnapp) and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo). But this time, they are going to have to fight harder than ever to keep the evil monsters from the Upside Down at bay.
“No matter what happens, we have to stop him together,” says Mike.
The trailer ends on an extended, Jurassic Park-esque sequence in which the crew hides from an unseen monster on the prowl. As the trailer cuts violently to black, the creature's horrific roar is left sounding in the audience's ears.
Netflix also released the following blurb to set the scene for the upcoming season:
“It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer's heating up. School’s out, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s … — Will Thorne/@Variety