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‘Stranger Things’ Renewed by Netflix for Season 3

New Season to Be Available for Streaming at an Unconfirmed Time in 2018

Netflix has greenlit critically acclaimed drama “Stranger Things” for a third season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2018. Debuting with season one on July 15, 2016, the series takes place in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, where a secret government lab accidentally opens a door to another dimension referred to as the Upside Down.

The news comes just months after “Stranger Things” picked up five awards, out of 18 nominations, at the 2017 Emmy Awards. It also picked up a SAG Award earlier this year for best drama series ensemble.

The sophomore season found the young characters (played by Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo and Sadie Sink) dealing with a dark force took control of one character.

”Stranger Things” also stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Cara Buono Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery and Dacre Montgomery.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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