stranger thingshas become one of the most talked about shows since they first came out Netflix back in 2016, and since then we’ve seen Elf and the gang out Hawkins Battle the inverted secret government organizations, supernatural forces and just the general consciousness field of growing up.
Although part two of season four has just released, that won’t stop fans from looking ahead to what season five may have in store.
Here’s what we know so far about the fifth season of stranger things.
Will there be a fifth season of Stranger Things?
stranger things Creators Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed earlier this year that the show would conclude with a fifth and final season.
Before the release of the fourth season of stranger things When the Duffer brothers stopped by Netflix, they wrote an open letter to fans about the show.
In it they wrote: “Seven years ago we planned the entire story arc for stranger things. At the time, we predicted that the story would last four to five seasons. It proved too big to tell in four, but — as you’ll see for yourself — we’re now speeding toward our finale.
“Season four will be the penultimate season; Season five will be the last.”
At the time, they announced that season four would be released in two volumes, with the first being released on May 27 and the second five weeks later on July 1.
Where volume one had seven episodes, volume two only had two – however, episode eight lasted an hour and 25 minutes and the finale, episode nine, a whopping two hours and 30 minutes.
Speaking of Hollywood reporter In 2020, Ross Duffer said: “The fourth season will not be the end. We know what the end is and we know when it is.
“[The pandemic] gave us time to look ahead and figure out what’s best for the show. As we started filling this in, we got a better idea of how long it would take us to tell this story.”
Who will be in the cast?
Unfortunately, not all of them made it out of season four alive, but there’s still a massive cast of characters who are likely to return for the final season of stranger things, although no official announcements have been made yet.
Regarding the children, they include Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Finn Wolfhard as Mike, Noah Schnapp as Will, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin, Sadie Sink as Max, and Priah Ferguson as Erica.
For the group’s teens, this includes Joe Keery as Steve, Maya Hawke as Robin, Natalia Dyer as Nancy, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan, and Eduardo Franco as Argyle, and finally for the adults, David Harbor as Hopper, Winona Ryder as Joyce, and Bret Gelman as Murray .
When will it be released?
Given that the second volume of season four has just dropped on Netflix and filming for season five hasn’t even started yet, there’s no official word on when the show’s final season might hit Netflix.
The good news for fans is that they might not have to wait too long for the final season.
In conversation with diversity Earlier this month, when asked if there would be as big a gap between seasons four and five as there was between seasons three and four, the brothers said, “Don’t hold us to that, but the gap should be a little bit shorter this time due.” the fact that we already have a first sketch and we cannot imagine that there will be another six-month forced break.”
Could there be a spinoff show?
That stranger things The creators have also hinted that there could be a sequel or spinoff series on the horizon.
In their letter to fans, the Duffer brothers write: “There are many more exciting stories to tell in the world of stranger things; new mysteries, new adventures, new unexpected heroes.”
When asked about possible Variety spinoffs, the creators said, “We have an idea for a spinoff that we’re really excited about… but we haven’t shared the idea with anyone, let alone written it.
“We think everyone – including Netflix – will be surprised when they hear the concept because it’s very, very different.
“But somehow Finn Wolfhard – who’s a crazy smart kid – guessed right what it was going to be about. But nobody knows except Finn!”