While "Stranger Things" Season 1 brought goodbyes for some characters, the Netflix series' much-anticipated Season 2 is saying hello to at least three new ones.

With Season 2's renewal finally confirmed -- much to the delight of fans -- the supernatural show's creative team has wasted no time in trying to fill new roles. The new additions will be "really, really intriguing," in the words of executive producer Shawn Levy. We'd expect nothing less.

"There's definitely a handful of really compelling new characters this season, but absolutely servicing the core group first and foremost," Levy told THR.

The publication gained insight on three of the "Stranger Things" newbies through a casting breakdown. The trio will reportedly consist of a tough and confident 13-year-old tomboy named Max; a 17-year-old, Camaro-driving bad boy named Billy; and an outsider named Roman, who could be played by either a man or a woman. He or she is said to be bad at connecting with others and seeking revenge.

The group definitely sounds interesting and their interactions do, too. While it's not clear how Roman is connected to Max and Billy, the two kids are step-siblings with a complicated relationship. Any bad blood is presumably made worse by the fact that the older teen is said to be "violent and unpredictable." Apparently, that side of Billy has a tendency to come out around those he knows well -- particularly when they're younger (ahem, like Max is).

The three newcomers will join us in Hawkins during the fall of 1984, a year after the events of the first season. By then, the townspeople will have been lulled into a false sense of security, only to have it shattered when more terrifying supernatural forces emerge.

"Stranger Things" will continue to frighten and delight with nine episodes in 2017.

[via: The Hollywood Reporter]
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Stranger Things
NETFLIXTV14July 15, 2016
Based on 34 critics

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