TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
The Duffer Brothers (Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer) originally wanted to direct the remake of Stephen King's It, but were turned down. Finn Wolfhard (who was always the first choice to play Mike) was already attached to play Richie in It (2017). However, production delays caused filming of that project to be pushed back a year, therefore making Wolfhard available to participate in both projects.
The radio used by Chief Hopper was either a Motorola HT1000 or MT2000 series. Both came out around the late 90's. To be period accurate they would have used a model like MT1000.
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits.