‘Finding Dory’ director to helm 2 episodes of ‘Stranger Things 2’

For more on this week’s cover story, watch EW The Show, available here, on the new PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Explains executive producer Shawn Levy (Arrival), “Andrew called me out of the blue and said, ‘I love it. Stranger Things 2 returns on Halloween. Turns out, Stanton was just as big a fan of the series as the rest of the world. Show Full Article The Things team has also landed Rebecca Thomas (Electrick Children) to direct episode 7. Go to   PEOPLE.com/PEN,   or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices. For more on Stranger Things 2, stay tuned to EW.com and pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands now. I would be honored to be part of it.’”   Stanton will tackle episodes 5 and 6 of the new season. To read more on Stranger Things 2, stay tuned to EW.com and pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now – and   subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. 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. The Duffer Brothers will helm episodes 1,2, and 8, while Levy will do 3 and 4.