David Harbour Has More to Say About ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (and Hellboy)

/Film | 8/22/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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David Harbour, talented actor and proud possessor of the ultimate dad bod, is in the midst of an Emmy season blitz, granting interviews left and right. Recently, the actor dropped even more details about the upcoming Stranger Things season 3, promising “weirder stuff” and hinting at a possible romance with Winona Ryder‘s Joyce (maybe). Harbour also opened up about taking over the role of Hellboy, going so far as to call the character Shakespearian.

We’re not going to see Stranger Things season 3 until 2019, but David Harbour has been doing the Lord’s work and dishing out new details about the Netflix series. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Harbour, who plays chain-smoking mustache-cop Hopper on the hit show, says season 3 will increase the stakes considerably while adding even more weirder stuff:

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“The great thing about this show is, we throw out the model every season. Season 1 was a very Stephen King thing, and then Season 2 came along and I feel like we did something very different. Maintaining the same elements, but it was very different. Much bigger and Spielberg-y . . . like putting Hopper and Eleven together is a weird thing to do after Season 1. I think we do some even weirder stuff in Season 3. I think it’s always about pushing the envelope.”

Escalation is always the name of the game when making a new season (or sequel), but part of the initial charm of Stranger Things was how quaint and small-scale it was. I hope they don’t keep making things bigger and bigger until they lose sight of what made the show so special to begin with.

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As for Harbour’s character Hopper, the actor tells VF that season 3 will delve into the somewhat lonely police chief’s needs:

“In terms of Hopper, all the things that we’ve...
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