It's been nearly two years since we've visited Hawkins in the second season of Stranger Things, and now, finally, Netflix is preparing to release the third.
On Monday, May 20, the streaming service released a new trailer for the upcoming season, set, for the first time, during the summer!
SUMMER IS COMING 💥💥💥 #StrangerThings3 https://t.co/utXeOf46ln— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558375865.0
Along with the trailer, Netflix also dropped a boatload of new character posters!
one friendship can change everything https://t.co/ts4XcZ3u6r— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558378807.0
one scoop can change everything https://t.co/208MeAF5Md— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558379012.0
one jopper can change everything https://t.co/xVbLdOKRZX— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558379234.0
one jancy can change everything https://t.co/xhzBTsy1Vn— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558379486.0
one billy can change everything https://t.co/i8Naob1NpR— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558379681.0
OUR BOYS CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING https://t.co/2DCglAOzXm— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558379864.0
Fans were beyond pumped that the series's third season is finally about to drop!
While everyone is still recovering from GOT, I’m over here like “Out of the way folks, a new #StrangerThings3 clip… https://t.co/eTsnEiOUxu— Erika Furman (@Erika Furman)1558388933.0
So is that all you’re gonna give us @netflix? Just a clip of Billy aka King Joffrey of Hawkins being Mr. Hot Shot?… https://t.co/Z0ewUSOtDN— Malcolm Hollis (@Malcolm Hollis)1558376405.0
A few fans on Twitter, however, were a little disturbed by the trailer's content, which showed a bunch of middle-aged woman gawking over a teenage abuser.
Mrs Wheeler's marriage isn't exactly portrayed as a loving one, with Mr Wheeler's biggest offense being his absent-… https://t.co/egGboRU20a— Zara Jones (@Zara Jones)1558377978.0
Nevermind the fact that besides the trailer, this is the ONLY clip of #StrangerThings3 Netflix have put out!— Zara Jones (@Zara Jones)1558377978.0
@Stranger_Things Mrs. Wheeler please step away from the TEENAGE BOY https://t.co/Ipdt8Lx2ZD— valerie 🌈 (@valerie 🌈)1558391971.0
how i felt about the #StrangerThings3 teaser https://t.co/RMQHdg7grk— 𝑲𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒆 (@𝑲𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒆)1558379849.0
Others, however, loved what they were seeing and couldn't wait to see how this new dynamic plays out!
I. LOVE. IT. Getting loads of FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH vibes from the trailers so far and this spin on Phoebe C… https://t.co/UWVsU5lMJN— Lydia Mitchell (@Lydia Mitchell)1558379361.0
@Stranger_Things Really digging this cult of Hawkins moms— Emily Grace Carmichael (@Emily Grace Carmichael)1558385517.0
Meanwhile, hardcore fans carefully looked over every character poster for clues as to the new season's plot.
@Stranger_Things me searching for clues on character posters https://t.co/vkPWjgnpqk— elvira LOVES DEMI (@elvira LOVES DEMI)1558379148.0
@Stranger_Things https://t.co/RUU3WCMYj2— will always be becky 2 belts to me (@will always be becky 2 belts to me)1558379027.0
Hopefully everything is still ok between our young adventurers...
@Stranger_Things Um I don’t like that this is implying that Dustin is further distancing himself???— Stephanie//89// ~PLS PLAY CAN’T HAVE YOU ON TOUR~ (@Stephanie//89// ~PLS PLAY CAN’T HAVE YOU ON TOUR~)1558379913.0
@Stepherrr425 no is one of the boys OF COURSE. just hanging with dad today.— Stranger Things (@Stranger Things)1558380450.0
Get ready! Stranger Things season 3 will arrive on Netflix this July 4, 2019!
Stranger Things 3 | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix youtu.be
Y’all, all this #StrangerThings promo is making me so excited! I am so ready for #StrangerThings3. July 4th needs t… https://t.co/rNDDBJpfsa— Amira (@Amira)1558385805.0