We've been eagerly awaiting any and all things related to our beloved Stranger Things since the series revealed when we’d be getting season 3 as the calendar switched to 2019. After a vague teaser was released yesterday, fans found themselves on the edge of their seats ahead of the highly anticipated July 4 release. Now, we finally have an official trailer—and it's everything we could have hoped for.

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Yesterday, the official Stranger Things account shared a video of rats on the run with the caption “it’s almost feeding time,” perhaps implying a longer trailer is on the way or something quite evil is arriving.

Today, we've finally been given that official first trailer, teasing a terrifying Independence Day and an even more terrifying threat.

One summer can change everything.

Check out the full trailer for Stranger Things 3 below.

Who knew hairspray could act as such a beneficial defense item?

It's safe to say fans are beyond pleased with this official look into season 3.


As previously reported, the show’s producers recently shared that Season 3 will take place during the summer of 1985, a year after Season 2. Plus, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard), as well as Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) and Max (Sadie Sink), will begin the season as couples.

The best news, though? Producer and director Shawn Levy tells fans that Steve (Joe Keery) will have a bigger role in Season 3—and dad Steve is BACK.

As if that wasn’t exciting enough, David Harbour teased that the show will be taking some inspiration from some “great films” that were released in 1985.

“If you’re a real fan of Stranger Things and you really want to know,” Harbour says. “I would go look at the great films that were released in ’85, of which there were many, and just go down that list and think of the possibilities that we could be going with. I think it is a specific season to 1985, and so you’ll see references to that.”

Are you ready for the next installment of Stranger Things? Sound off in the comments below!

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