While the overall consensus on Stranger Things 2 is that it doesn’t fairly reside as much as its phenomenal first season, there’s nonetheless not quite a lot of negativity being thrown on the present (aside from that episode). People nonetheless adore it … simply not as a lot as they love the unique Stranger Things. But one one that isn’t parsing their enjoyment of the brand new installment is known horror author Stephen King, whose books and the films primarily based on his books have been a supply of infinite inspiration for the present.
STRANGER THINGS 2: Ladies and gents, that is the way you do it: no bullshit, balls to the wall leisure. Straight up.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 9, 2017
Stranger Things has touched on components from King’s work from Firestarter to It to The Mist and Stand By Me. And whereas the writer has had iffy style concerning a few of his variations (he prefers the 1997 TV adaptation of The Shining over Kubrick’s 1980 traditional), he’s been very on board with all the things Stranger Things present creators the Duffer Brothers have been doing because the starting.
Watching STRANGER THINGS is trying watching Steve King’s Greatest Hits. I imply that in a great way.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) July 17, 2016