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The world of Stranger Things is getting a dose of Pixar next season: EW has learned exclusively that Andrew Stanton, director of hits Finding Dory and Finding Nemo, will tackle two episodes of Stranger Things 2.
Turns out, Stanton was just as big a fan of the series as the rest of the world. Explains executive producer Shawn Levy (Arrival), “Andrew called me out of the blue and said, ‘I love it. I would be honored to be part of it.'” Stanton will tackle episodes 5 and 6 of the new season.
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The Things team has also landed Rebecca Thomas (Electrick Children) to direct episode 7. The Duffer Brothers will helm episodes 1, 2, 8, and 9 while Levy will do 3 and 4.
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Stranger Things 2 returns on Halloween.