With the cast and crew of “Stranger Things” appearing at a PaleyFest panel over the weekend, some new details about the third season of the streaming service’s hit series have emerged via executive producer Shawn Levy who gave interviews on the red carpet.
Speaking with THR, he confirmed that the next season of the show will feature a one year jump between seasons with the action set in the summer of 1985. He also discussed the relationship status of some of the characters:
“Mike and Eleven and are going strong, so that’s a relationship that continues, and same with Mad Max and Lucas. But again, they’re like 13- or 14-year-old kids, so what does romance mean at that stage of life? It can never be simple and stable relationships and there’s fun to that instability.”
One change with the second season was Joe Kerry’s Steve Harrington who morphed into something of a father figure for the kids. That will continue:
“We’ll definitely get to see some more of Steve Harrington in season 3, and I’ll just say we won’t be abandoning the Dad Steve magic. I don’t want to say much more, but I literally feel that we were walking along and we stumbled onto a gold mine with Dad Steve.”
Levy begins work on the new season kicks off in the next month.