Stranger Things: Finding Dory Director to Helm Two Episodes

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"Finding Dory" director Andrew Stanton will step behind the camera for two episodes of the second season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

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Although the worlds of “Finding Dory” and “Stranger Things” couldn’t be more different, Stanton is just a big fan of the sci-fi series.

According to Entertainment Weekly, he'll helm the fifth and sixth episodes of the upcoming season, joining "Electrick Children's Rebecca Thomas (Episode 7), executive producer Shawn Levy (episodes 3 and 4), and series creators Matt and Ross Duffer (episodes 1, 2, 8 and 9).

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The second season will delve deeper into the mystery surrounding Will Byers (Noah Schnapp), who was liberated from the supernatural world of the Upside Down at the end of Season One. Police Chief Jim Hopper (David Harbour) will struggle with the responsibility of lying about the events that transpired in Hawkins, Indiana, in hopes of keeping the Byers family safe.

Debuting Oct. 31 on Netflix, "Stranger Things" Season Two picks up in 1984, about a year after Will's return. It also stars returning cast members Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery and Matthew Modine. They’re joined by Sadie Sink, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser, Linnea Berthelsen and Brett Gelman.

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