Stranger Things will end with season 5, season 4 will be split into two parts

The Duffer Brothers have made some big announcements regarding the future of stranger things.

First and foremost, the hit Netflix series that put actors Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnappand Caleb McLaughlin on the map is officially coming to an end with season 5, as Netflix has formally announced it for one final renewal.

“Seven years ago, we planned the full story arc for stranger things“, series creators and showrunners Mast and Ross Duffer wrote in an open letter to fans, posted online Thursday. “At the time, we predicted the story would last four or five seasons. It turned out to be too long to be told in four, but – as you will soon see for yourselves – we are now racing towards our season 4 will be the penultimate season; season 5 will be the last.”

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Regarding the other a big announcement, stranger things Season 4 now has a premiere date, but the show will stream on Netflix in two separate parts. Volume 1 will debut on the streaming platform on May 27, while Volume 2 lands on July 1.

“With nine scripts, over 800 pages, nearly two years of filming, thousands of visual effects shots, and nearly twice the runtime of any previous season, stranger things 4 has been the toughest season yet, but also the most rewarding,” the Duffers wrote. “Everyone involved is incredibly proud of the results, and we can’t wait to share them with you.”

what is beyond stranger things seasons 4 and 5? The Duffers haven’t confirmed any kind of spin-off, but they teased “there are still plenty more exciting stories to tell in the world of stranger things; new mysteries, new adventures, unexpected new heroes.”

Meanwhile, Season 4 will take the characters outside of the town of Hawkins. David Harbor‘s Hopper is alive and well, but he was forced into manual labor in a Russian camp, while winona ryderJoyce moved her family to California to escape the literal horrors of Hawkins. But new problems are brewing that will see their paths collide once again.

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