Stranger Things returns for its third season on Netflix on July 4, with some new faces and new settings. We'll share both episodic and behind-the-scenes photos here, updating as new images are released.
Here, show co-creator Ross Duffer, actresses Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) and Sadie Sink (Max), and co-creator Matt Duffer stand at what might be Starcourt Mall, which will feature prominently in the new season.
Charlie Heaton (Jonathan) looks at a computer monitor in a behind-the-scenes clip.
Show co-creators Matt and Ross Duffer pose with Priah Ferguson, who plays Lucas' little sister Erica, and who has a much larger role in the show this year.
Matt and Ross Duffer consider a shot behind the scenes at Starcourt Mall.
Finn Wolfhard (Mike) Charlie Heaton (Jonathan) and Natalia Dyer (Nancy), chat in a behind-the-scenes moment. Is that a high school? Or a hospital? We'll find out soon.
It's not summer without an outdoor fair or festival, even in Hawkins.
Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer walk by the pool where some of the Hawkins summer action is sure to take place.
Billy (Dacre Montgomery) is the hunky lifeguard at the Hawkins' pool. Here he takes direction from showrunners Matt and Ross Duffer, and gets to cover up his lifeguard trunks with a blue robe.
Noah Schnapp (Will), Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas) confer with Stranger Things executive producer Shawn Levy.
Winona Ryder plays Joyce Byers, the struggling single mom of Will and Jonathan, and the possible love interest of Chief Hopper. Here she talks with director Uta Briesewitz.
Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan), director Uta Briesewitz, Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Noah Schnapp (Will) gather in a very 1980s living room.
Caleb McLaughlin, who plays Lucas Sinclair, gives the camera a thumb's-up in an offscreen moment.
Brown is all revved up while standing in front of a retro station wagon.
Max and Eleven in an outdoor moment.
Mike and Eleven shared their first kiss in the season 2 finale, and their romance is expected to continue in season 3.
Eleven, complete with a very 1980s scrunchie, delivers a don't-mess-with-me glare.
Whatever the kids are doing, they've brought plenty of supplies to get it done.
Looks like the kids are building some kind of antenna here in a Hawkins field, but who knows?
Chief Hopper also is seen at the pharmacy.
From the look on Dustin's face, we're wondering if his toy robots are marching off on their own. Anything can happen in Hawkins, after all.
The kids gather in someone's living room, and ... is that a wine bottle on the floor?
Looks like Dustin is loading up his duffel bag and his friends are involved in whatever's getting packed.
Police chief Jim Hopper and Joyce Byers are old high school classmates who seem poised for a romance. But not even love is easy in Hawkins.
Eleven and Max in a rare moment of fun, eating ice cream cones on what appears to be a bus.
Not sure what's going on here, but the kids are watching a blindfolded Eleven intently.
Lifeguard Billy shares a moment with Mike's mom, Karen Wheeler, at the Hawkins pool.
That's Steve and Dustin with new character Robin (Maya Hawke, daughter of actors Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke). Robin works with Steve at ice cream shop Scoops Ahoy in the mall, hence the sailor-style uniforms.
Not sure what's going on here at what looks like a hospital emergency room, but there's always the risk of injury in Hawkins these days.
Although Nancy was dating Steve when the show began, many fans were thrilled when she became involved with Jonathan.
Dustin and Steve have developed a fun brotherly relationship many fans hope continues.
Will, Mike and Lucas seem to be hanging out at every 1980s kid's favorite place: the mall.
Steve and Dustin go into full-on spy mode at the mall.
Lifeguard Billy surveys his domain at the Hawkins pool.
Erica (Priah Ferguson) sure looks like she's helping the gang out with some kind of undercover work.
Dustin, wearing a shirt reading "Camp Know Where," camps out on a couch.
Nancy looks like she's about to face something troubling.
Max looks like she's trying to comfort Eleven after a scary experience. They appear to be in a shower room, but school's out, so maybe they're at the town pool?
Jake Busey plays Bruce, a journalist at the Hawkins Post, and a new character in the third season.
New character Robin, still in her Scoops Ahoy ice-cream store uniform, looks ready to run.
Chief Hopper is certain to play a large role in the new season.
Mike and Will look panicked as the rain pours down behind them.
Eleven looks disturbed by whatever's being said on this phone call.
Will, Mike and Eleven appear to be making plans with the rest of the crowd.
Lucas looks wary as he faces ... something.
Dustin, Steve and Robin are facing some kind of situation at the mall. Hey, Sam Goody, it's been a while!
Eleven and Max, in full rain gear, look ready for anything.
Cary Elwes as new character Mayor Kline, puffs on a cigar.
Joyce and Hopper seem to be hearing something in the woods. Nice shirt, Hop.
Jonathan's seen plenty of bad times himself, but here he makes sure to comfort Nancy.
Looks like Lucas' sister, Erica, is going to get some friends this season.
Mike and Eleven became a couple in the series, but can their relationship survive what the summer will throw their way?
Max and Eleven doing some food-court reconnaissance at the mall.
Sorry, Billy, I don't think you can call the Upside Down from this area code.