Stranger Things premiered its first season on Netflix in July 2016, and audiences embraced the throwback of 1980s nostalgia combined with the ominous undertones that befell the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. Netflix has announced that Stranger Things 4 will debut on May 27.
The countdown to the fourth season of Stranger Things has begun. Netflix revealed a few first-look photographs from the highly anticipated forthcoming season of the smash series recently. Based on the photos, turmoil and terror seem to follow the gang wherever they go.
Season 4 picks up six months after the great Battle of Starcourt, and follows the gang of friends as they attempt to navigate their new lives — and high school — without each other. Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) moved to California with Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) and his family at the end of the season, whereas Hopper, who was assumed dead, is still alive in Russia.
In this most vulnerable time, new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery, that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.
A aircraft disaster, Hopper’s life in Russia, a visit to a jail cell, and more appear to be teased in photos. The photographs also hint at a reunion of the original Hawkins team, which is maybe most exciting. Netflix revealed that season 4 will be broken into two parts ahead of its launch.
Matt and Ross Duffer, the show’s creators, have also indicated that season 5 will be the final season. Season 4 will be roughly twice as long as any of the other seasons, making it a mega-event. Because there is so much content, the season will be split into two halves, with two different summer releases, according to the Duffer brothers. The first half will premiere on May 27, followed by the second half on July 1.
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