Stranger Things fans, you’re in the right place. We have some juicy news for you. Stranger Things 2 is about to start being filmed and the next season will include three new characters. Netflix has just released some information about them.

First, we’re gonna have Roman, who’s gonna be played by Linnea Berthelsen and who’s been described by Netflix as “an emotionally damaged, magnetic young woman who suffered a great loss as a child. Although she does not live in Hawkins, she is mysteriously connected to the supernatural events at the lab”.

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Sean Astin, who we’ve already seen starring in cult movies such as The Goonies and Lord of the Rings Trilogy, will be Bob Newby, “a kindhearted former nerd who went to high school with Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour) and now manages the local Hawkins RadioShack.

And, finally, there’ll be Paul Reiser, who also starred in Whiplash, who will play the role of Dr Owens, “a high-ranking member within the Department of Energy on a ‘clean-up’ assignment, tasked with containing the events of last year.