If you know the show, you know the references… from the awesome Comic-Con trailer (which we’ve re-posted below) to the online promotional artwork, the homages to late ‘70s and early ‘80s horror cinema are just… well, everywhere.
It should come as little surprise, then, that STRANGER THINGS Season 2 poster art — which hit social media yesterday — has been more than just a wink and a nod to horror and sci-fi media from the period… but with that said, the new poster goes way beyond playing a safe hand and just slams an inside straight right down on the table, with a shout-out to Ridley Scott’s original classic ALIEN.
— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) August 24, 2017
Every element, from the egg-shaped pod to the color scheme and the riff on the ’79 film’s unforgettable tagline, the poster is destined to adorn thousands of fans’ bedrooms and office walls (assuming we get a high-quality print version… just putting that idea out there) in the near future.
Season 2 of STRANGER THINGS is approaching fast (October 27, to be precise), so expect more goodies like this to come your way in the coming weeks.
In the meantime, here’s that sweet, sweet ST-S2 trailer again…