Netflix may never reveal full “ratings” for movies and TV, but one inescapable fact is now clear: Stranger Things is more popular than Bright. New Nielsen data puts the ‘80s Netflix sci-fi far above other originals in same-day watching, atop other surprising statistics.
Stranger Things 3 casting is already the stuff of fairy tales. The Netflix drama’s ‘80s sensibility will carry on, as Princess Bride icon Cary Elwes is set to join the Stranger Things cast in a political role that confirms other recent rumors.
Stranger Things suffered yet another legal setback on the road to Season 3, but has the monster already been slain? New evidence seemingly precludes the possibility that Stranger Things was cribbed from a similar short film, and may invalidate the case.
Stranger Things wears many influences on its sleeve, but one in particular may land it in hot water. Creators Ross and Matt Duffer now face a lawsuit claiming Stranger Things is derived from short film Montauk, whose creator claims to have pitched them the project in 2014.
If you’re going to get chased by a Demogorgon a third time, you’d better get paid doing it. Sources indicate the Stranger Things cast has secured upwards of 1200% raises for the third season, including the show’s young breakout stars.
New rumors have emerged around Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer, as a crew member departed the series alleging the two “seek out and verbally abuse women” on-set. The Duffers have now responded, claiming the reports “mischaracterize our set.”
No one was exactly surprised that Stranger Things’ breakout success would lead to additional episodes in Season 2, though at least one felt pretty extraneous. Well, we can expect a tighter turnaround in Season 3, as producers officially confirm the next round of episodes will be trimming down…