Stranger Things season 4 has been long announced for renewal. And it would’ve been ready by now if not for COVID-19. However, after a long wait, Stranger Things is ready to begin filming in a few days. It is exciting news, not only for us, but for the Stranger Things’ actors too. Check out details ahead.
About Stranger Things
Stranger Things is an American sci-fi series, with supernatural/horror elements. It is a Netflix Original show created by the Duffer Brothers. The story is set in the fictional town called Hawkins in Indiana during 1980s. The Hawkins Lab does secret experiments into the paranormal and supernatural in the name of scientific research. As a result, they open up a portal to alternate dimension called Upside Down. Hence, people of Hawkins face the consequences.
Subsequently, Will is abducted by a creature from the Upside Down. His mother Joyce and police chief Hopps search for him. Meanwhile, a young ‘psychokinetic’ girl named Eleven escapees from the lab. Apparently, the Hawkins Lab was performing experiments on her. Later, she joins Mike, Dustin and Lucas to find Will. In season 2, set a year later, Will’s friends and family discovers that Will is still impacted by the Upside Down. It is then discovered that the Upside Down is a bigger threat to the world. At the end of season 2, Eleven uses her power to shut the portal to the Upside Down.
In season 3, everything is fine until a secret Soviet laboratory tries to reopen the portal. Consequently, the city deals with new creatures followed by a series of horror. All of them try to stop the new lab. In the end, Hopps dies in order to stop the machine. Eleven moves in with Will’s family and they leave Hawkins. However, Russia still has a hold on the creatures.
Release Date of Stranger Things Season 4
The renewal of Stranger Things for another season was announced in early 2020. In February 2020, a teaser was released for season 4. With its release, the Duffer Brothers announced the production of the show.
From Russia with love… pic.twitter.com/ZWEMgy63Et
— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) February 14, 2020
Certainly, the show was supposed to begin filming in January till August. The shooting began in Lithuania. However, in March 2020, the production had to stop due to COVID-19 and the consequent lock down. The Stranger Things stars shared a video on social media where they all met for season 4
— Caleb McLaughlin (@calebmclaughlin) March 3, 2020
Recently, Deadline reported that the Duffer Brothers are planning to resume the filming this week on 28 September. However it is not confirmed yet and it could change as per the situation. But still, we can guess that the shoot will begin pretty soon.
In November 2019, it was revealed that Stranger Things to consist 8 episodes. Also, the first episode will be named “Chapter One: The Hellfire Club”. In addition, On 4 July 2020, the show took to twitter to celebrate the four year anniversary of the show.
A is for Anniversary! Today we're celebrating one year since Stranger Things 3 turned the world (and Starcourt Mall) upside down 🙃🙃🙃 pic.twitter.com/U3P6LXwiHn
— Stranger Things (@Stranger_Things) July 4, 2020
What to expect from Stranger Things Season 4
Clearly, the major revelation has already been made with the teaser. Hawkins Police Chief, who was presumed to be dead in Season 3, is alive in Russia. Also, it is being speculated that he is not the only American in Russia. The Russians’ exploration will be revealed. It is clear that Jim Hopps is there as their prisoner.
Also, people are excited to see what supernatural creature will create havoc in season 4. In the previous season, the Mindflayer was killed with the closing of portal. However this year, the plot is not revealed, but fans are guessing that the new creature could be influenced from the D&D game.
Cast of Stranger Things
- Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven
- Winona Ryder as Joyce
- ByersDavid Harbour as Jim Hopper
- Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler
- Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson
- Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair
- Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler
- Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers
- Noah Schnapp as Will Byers
- Sadie Sink as Max
- Joe Keery as Steve Harrington