There’s still a lot of speculation about what’s to come from season two of Netflix’s summer darling (and your coworkers’ binge watch of choice), Stranger Things, but one question that’s already been partly cleared up is just who will be returning to the show–and who’s managed to make it out of the Upside Down. Of course, when the show tweeted the first pic of some of the cast, they also sent it out in typically cryptic fashion:
ɹɐǝʎ ʇxǝu noʎ ǝǝs
uoıʇɔnpoɹd uı ʞɔɐq pic.twitter.com/jYd1tDsPRi
— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) November 4, 2016
What we can gather (after craning our necks and then using a little photo manipulation software to turn things around) is that most of the familiar characters from season one are back–including Eleven herself, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard (still the best name in existence), Galen Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Joe Keery (a.k.a. 80s Jean-Ralphio Saperstein). You can also spot newbies Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery, whose casting was confirmed last month.
Alas, there’s no sign of Shannon Purser as Barb–though the showrunners have promised justice for the character after her plot was seemingly abandoned last season. Then again, they also love fan theories–so keep speculating, kids, because apparently one of you out there is right.
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