Eleven Unveiled A Wild New Look For ‘Stranger Things’ Season Two, Plus Major New Plot Details Are Revealed
Fresh off of seeing the first trailer for the series’ second season and finding out that it will premiere on Halloween, Entertainment Weekly has revealed some juicy new details about what we can expect.
Here are a few of the nuggets they’ve mined…
What’s up with Will?
Will has rejoined his pals after being rescued from Things’ alternate dimension, the Upside Down. But all is not well with young Mr. Byers, as evidenced by the slug he coughed up in season 1’s final moments. “He seems to be seeing images from the Upside Down—the question is whether they’re real or not,” says co-creator Matt Duffer. “So it seems like he’s having some sort of post-traumatic stress disorder.”
Is Joyce still a mess?
Joyce (Winona Ryder), is attempting to make things stable for Will and his brother, Jonathan (Charlie Heaton), and she is dating an old high school classmate, Bob (The Goonies’ Sean Astin). “She’s trying to mask a lot,” explains Ryder. “I think she’s made this choice with Bob because she wants a good father figure in her sons’ lives.”
How is Chief Hopper handling all of the weirdness that happened?
Hopper (David Harbour) is attempting to keep all the events of last season, like the disappearance of Barb, a secret in order to protect Joyce and the kids. “It kind of falls on Hopper to be the voice of authority to say, ‘This did happen and this didn’t happen,’” says Harbour. “He’s struggling with the compromise that takes him to, having to lie and cover things up.”
And how are Nancy and Mike handling what they went through?
Siblings Nancy (Natalia Dyer) and Mike are also much changed and mourning the (seeming) deaths of friends Barb and Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown). “She and Mike are both the most screwed-up because they’re the ones who both lost someone,” says co-creator Ross Duffer. “They’re both grappling with that, and we see the effects.”
Interesting. Add those details to what we already knew and WE STILL DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TO ELEVEN!!
Well, we do know one thing. She has a sweet new ‘do.
Of course, this drastic new look means that the internet simply…cannot…deal…