Netflix has released a trailer for an upcoming series that those who grew up with ’80s supernatural thrillers and science fiction along the lines of the works of Steven Spielberg are likely going to be very excited about.
The show is titled Stranger Things, and it definitely has an E.T. the Extra Terrestrial vibe going on. The series tells the story of a town searching for a boy who vanishes without a trace, and the strange girl who shows up out of nowhere. It comes from Wayward Pines writers and producers the Duffner brothers, Matt Duffner and Ross Duffner, who handle writing, directing, and showrunning duties, and executive producers Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel), who also directs episodes, and Dan Cohen (The Spectacular Now, Table 19). Starring is Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine.
Click on over to the other side to check out the trailer for Stranger Things.
All episodes of the first season are set to arrive on Netflix on July 15th.
A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80’s, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine.
Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) serve as writer, directors and co-showrunners of the series, and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen via their 21 Laps entertainment banner (The Spectacular Now, Night At The Museum, Real Steel, Date Night). Shawn Levy also serves as director. Stranger Things is a Netflix original series.