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'Stranger Things' renewed for second season

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Evocative of cineplex hits of the 1980s, the eight-episode original Netflix series "Stranger Things" may be this summer's best popcorn entertainment. (Photo: Netflix via CNN) Evocative of cineplex hits of the 1980s, the eight-episode original Netflix series "Stranger Things" may be this summer's best popcorn entertainment. (Photo: Netflix via CNN)

By Chloe Melas CNN

(CNN) -- Things are about to get even stranger.

The popular "Netflix" series, "Stranger Things" has been renewed for a second season.

Season 2 will premiere in 2017 and will have nine episodes. Netflix released a short clip announcing the news on Wednesday morning with text that read, "In the fall of 1984, the adventure continues." Also in the clip are what appear to be the nine episode titles.

Twin brothers Matt and Ross Duffer -- professionally known as the Duffer Brothers -- will continue to serve as writers and executive producers of the science fiction horror series, along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

"Stranger Things" stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Matthew Modine, Millie Bobby Brown, Natalia Dyer and Gaten Matarazzo.

No casting updates for next season have been announced.

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