'Stranger Things 3' Trailer Released: Everything We Know About New Season

Stranger Things 3 First Look
Actors (L-R) Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Sadie Sink, Charlie Heaton and Natalia Dyer are pictured in character in a first look still for 'Stranger Things 3.' The next season hits Netflix on July 4, 2019. Netflix

The time has come for Stranger Things devotees to revisit the world of their favorite Hawkins, Indiana, residents as the Season 3 trailer for the Netflix series bowed Wednesday.

Netflix dropped the official Stranger Things 3 trailer after a rat-filled teaser clip was unveiled Tuesday. As fans are likely wondering with anticipation as to what they can expect to occur during the show's third run, here's everything there is to know:

When Does 'Stranger Things 3' Debut?

The acclaimed Netflix is set to return on July 4 with eight new episodes. This date was first confirmed in December 2018 when the streaming giant unveiled a mysterious teaser trailer and the season's key art. A July bow for Stranger Things isn't unusual for the show as Season 1 debuted July 15, 2016. October. Season 3 comes almost two years after Season 2 premiered on October 27, 2017.

When Does 'Stranger Things 3' Take Place?

Stranger Things devotees won't have to worry about the show escaping the 1980s just yet. Fans will tune in to see their favorite Hawkins residents in the midst of the summer of 1985.

What is 'Stranger Things 3' About?

Stranger Things is a show about a group of kids as they encounter and work toward stopping monsters invading their town. While official plot details for Season 3 haven't been unveiled just yet, the best description of what's to come was uttered in the Season 3 trailer by Finn Wolfhard's character Mike Wheeler. "We're not kids anymore," said Mike.

The Stranger Things kids are growing up and seemingly doing things typical adolescents do, but fans do get a peek at a return of the show's sci-fi center and the otherworldly creatures that haunt Hawkins.

Which 'Stranger Things' Cast Members Will Return? Will There Be Newbies Joining the Show?

Stranger Things' main cast members Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery are among those set to reprise their roles for Season 3.

Maya Hawke will debut on the show in Season 3 as Robin. Priah Ferguson—who is already featured minorly as Erica Sinclair, the younger sister to Lucas (McLaughlin)—achieved a recurring role status for the coming season.

Will Season 3 be the Show's Last?

Rumors on whether Stranger Things would conclude after Season 3 surfaced in November 2018. At the time, Millie Bobby Brown posted a teary-eyed video after production on Season 3 wrapped. However, show creator Ross Duffer said via Vulture in August 2017 that he and his brother, Matt Duffer, were "thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out."

Netflix also confirmed via Twitter in February that Season 3 is far from the show's final hoorah. "Don't drop your Eggos. Rumors that the Duffer Bros are leaving Stranger Things after season 3 are false."