Stranger Things is getting a prequel tie-in novel: The first two seasons of Netflix’s Stranger Things is reportedly getting a prequel novel.
Stranger Things is getting a prequel tie-in novel
There’s been plenty of tie-in merchandise to go along with it. Now, that’ll include a handful of books — including a prequel novel, authored by Gwenda Bond, which will follow the story of Eleven’s mother and her entry into the MKUltra program, according to Deadline reported.
The prequel will be released in early 2019, will follow Eleven’s mother and the MKUltra Program. Gwenda Bond will write the prequel.
Gwenda Bond, who is known for her body of work in young adult literature including Girl on a Wire and Lois Lane: Fallout, will write the prequel.
It’s about Eleven’s mother Terry and her intersection with the MKUltra program and you’re going to get to know and love her in a whole new way. I’m SO EXCITED.
— Gwenda Bond (@Gwenda) June 8, 2018
According to Deadline, the first two books, which are aiming for a fall release, will be a behind-the-scenes companion book, followed by a hardcover gift book for younger readers.
The companion book will be released under the title Stranger Things: World Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-The-Scenes Companion.
The gift book, which doesn’t have a title yet, will offer “advice, wisdom, and warnings from the Stranger Things world.”
Stranger Things tells the story of a group of young friends living in a small town in Indiana in the 1980s — and the odd happenings that threaten them all.
The show stars Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby-Brown, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, and Gaten Matarazzo.
In April, Netflix announced the start of production for the third season of Stranger Things, though not much is known about the upcoming season except that it will feature a time hop from season two and pick up in 1985.
Stranger Things third season is expected to premiere sometime in 2019.