The kids of Hawkins, Indiana are all grown up and facing new challenges in the first full trailer for Season 3 of Stranger Things!
The trailer starts with a classic 80s song, Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home”, as the gang welcomes Dustin back home (though we’re not quite sure where he went in the meantime.) But the trailer’s most heavily-featured song is from the 70s and meant to convey an emotion rather than an era: The Who’s “Baba O’Riley (Teenage Wasteland)”.
See, Stranger Things is all about change in this new season as the younger characters enter their teenage years and begin to suffer from some in-fighting and drama that has nothing to do with the Upside Down. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the Upside Down isn’t a threat anymore– Throughout the trailer, we see hints of danger from the mysterious otherworld, from Eleven drowning in the unknown to a veiny growth on Billy’s arm. We don’t know how the monsters will appear this time, but they’re certainly there.
There are also new settings and characters in play. Mayor Kline (Cary Elwes) seems to be shaking up the political climate in Hawkins while Steve’s new co-worker Robin (Maya Hawke) doesn’t seem to be all that impressed with the fact that he’s “down with the kids.” Much of the story seems to take place at the new Starcourt Mall, where there are plenty of shenanigans (and also inter-dimensional battles) to be had.
Check it out at the top of the post.
Stranger Things Season 3 drops on Netflix on July 4, 2019.