The first season stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Matthew Modine, with Noah Schnapp and Joe Keery in recurring roles. Joyce and Hopper breathe a sigh of relief. The most difficult role to cast was Eleven, because she had to convey many emotions with very little dialogue. No other episode even comes close. The monster attacks Brenner and seemingly kills him. Brenner and his goons until the creature shows up for a final confrontation. What appears to be is discovered in a ; however, Eleven proves Will is still alive, manipulating several radios to project the sound of Will's voice.
Music Main article: The Duffers always wanted the music to play a major role in the show, deciding very early on that they wanted an entirely electronic score. The finalists were flown to Los Angeles, where they read together to test their chemistry. This culminates with a flashback to an experiment in which she was placed in a. As Hopper leaves the hospital, he is stopped by a car which signals him to get in. Full computer graphics were used when an actor in a suit could not perform certain stunts, like the monster breaking through walls. They sent Ryder the pilot script; she liked it, and they had a meeting the same week.
Plot After getting caught sneaking into the , and are being interrogated by and his men. Will coughs up a in his bathroom sink and has a momentary flash into the Upside Down, though he doesn't reveal the event to his family. Will is eventually found and revived, and the three return through the Gate. Will opens the present in the car, and it is revealed to be a camera. Over the summer, the kids formed a group and began incessantly texting each other.
The trio then reconcile with a hug and return to Mike's house. After sharing what they know, Hopper and Joyce track down Terry Ives, learning more about Eleven and Dr. Back at the Byers house, Nancy and Jonathan attempt to lure the monster into the house with their blood. The visual effects artists were working on shots until the last possible moments. Back at the scho Mike left in tears as Eleven vanished.
They spent eleven days filming each episode. A fight breaks out, resulting in Lucas being injured by Eleven and the group splitting up. After pulling together all their knowledge and speculation on the supernatural events, the boys search for a hypothetical Gate to the other world, which they've now nicknamed the Upside Down. Many of the vines and growth were actually moving and pulsing with visual effects brought in when they filmed something like a city street. Mike's older sister attends a pool party hosted by her new boyfriend , begrudgingly accompanied by her best friend.
For the second season, Schnapp and Keery were made series regulars, along with the additions of Sadie Sink, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin, and Paul Reiser; Maya Hawke joined the cast for the third season. The Duffer Brothers developed the series as a mix of investigative drama alongside supernatural elements portrayed with childlike sensibilities. The monster attacks, and although Nancy, Jonathan and Steve successfully injure and trap it, it escapes to the Upside Down. Steve discovers Jonathan's photographs and destroys them, but an anxious Nancy retrieves the fragments of a photo showing Barb. Hopper researches , the laboratory, and , who claimed her daughter was taken by scientists. Mike still has Eleven's basement fort set up in perfect condition in her memory and clearly misses his lost friend.
He returns to dinner with his family, but doesn't disclose the event to them. Nancy is then seen with Steve, and he asks if she gave Jonathan the present. There is 3 different chances at entering 1 via YouTube, 1 via Twitter, and 1 YouTube comments. Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the 1980s, the first season focuses on the investigation into the disappearance of a young boy amid supernatural events occurring around the town, including the appearance of a girl with psychokinetic abilities who helps the missing boy's friends in their own search. At the school, Dustin attemps to find food as Mike and Eleven share an intimate moment. Jonathan arrives and picks up Will from the Wheeler home.
Hopper and Joyce break into Hawkins Laboratory to pass through the Gate and save Will, but are apprehended by security. Hopper is pounding on Will's chest to start his heart again until he gasps for breath. Their grief has been processed into pop-culture analogies and fanboy enthusiasm. Will is hospitalized and reunited with his family and friends. And it cocoons its victims and impregnates them so they seem totally normal until …? The Duffer Brothers, Shawn Levy, and Dan Cohen serve as executive producers. Nancy pulls a gun on him and tells him to leave.