The Stranger Things season 4 rumor mill has officially gone awry, and the most recent chapter in the Stranger Things season 4 release date saga is departing lovers just as perplexed as ever.
Netflix shared a brand new teaser for Stranger Things season 4 that spring, and it has leading fans to speculate concerning the Stranger Things season 4 launch date.
Stranger Things season 4 is the very highly anticipated Netflix first show. Fans have been waiting and waiting for Stranger Things season 4 because of the end of Stranger Things season 3.
Since there’s been so much confusion about Stranger Things season 4 if it’s happening, when it’s filming, and once the release date might be, we put together this little guide to help keep fans from the loop. Below we discussed what we know up to now about the Stranger Things season 4 release date, renewal, and production schedule.
Stranger Things season 4 release date
Netflix hasn’t given us a date for Stranger Things season 4 yet, but the proof in the hand makes us think we’re looking to ancient 2022, and as late as April.
David Harbour told Jimmy Kimmel Live that he thinks the series “needs to be done” shooting in August. With the standard quantity of post-production work (the gap from wrap to screen on season 3 was eight months) needed for a visual effects-laced series such as Stranger Things, that makes us think it is not arriving this season.
There is also the latest revenue announcement from Netflix. In a letter to investors, Netflix mentioned”We expect paid membership growth will re-accelerate in the next half 2021 as we ramp into a very powerful back half slate with the return of big hits like Sex Education, The Witcher, La Casa de Papel (aka Money Heist)You.” We are betting Stranger Things season 4 is a big enough land that it would have made the list, were Netflix convinced that it was coming that shortly.
A word about a delay to 2022 was first signaled by Finn Wolfhard, who advised Fanmio who”Season 4… it ought to be out sometime next year, hopefully.”
Maya Hawke (Robin) advised Collider that she’s not”allowed to [show ] if [they] finish filming,” so it seems Netflix would like to control all the details regarding creation. Nevertheless, she noted that”because we had so long, the degree of effort, attention, and detail that [creators] that the Duffer Brothers have had the opportunity to put into the scripts… as well as the actors [that ] have had the opportunity to consider their characters — it is gonna be amazing.”
Looking at last season’s release dates — Season 1 came out on July 15, 2016, the next season came on October 27, 2017, and the next year dropped on July 4, 2019 — we notice a gap of one to two years per season. Not a lot to go on.
In the Before Times believed Stranger Matters season 4 might arrive on Netflix as early as October 2020. But then production grounded to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now that filming has resumed, it is more likely that the season will arrive in summer or spring 2022.
Stranger Things season 4 cast
Expect the normal familiar faces of those younger adolescents: Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin), Max (Sadie Sink), and Will (Noah Schnapp).
Young adults Steve (Joe Keery), Nancy (Natalia Dyer), Jonathan (Charlie Heaton), Robin (Maya Hawke) will also return, as will Joyce (Winona Ryder) and Hopper (David Harbour).
Additionally, there’s no reason to anticipate Stranger Things season 4 won’t comprise Erica (Priah Ferguson), Karen (Cara Buono), and Murray (Brett Gelman).
Six new cast members have been reported by Variety, beginning with the terror icon himself: Robert Englund. Yes, the man behind Freddy Krueger is coming to Stranger Matters. The report notes that Englund is portraying”Victor Creel, a disturbed and intimidating man who’s imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital for a grisly murder in the 1950s.
Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd), Eduardo Franco (Booksmart), and Joseph Quinn (Catherine the Great) fill out the other three new series regulars. Bower will portray Peter Ballard, who works in a local psychiatric clinic, Franco is in the role of Argyle, Jonathan’s new best friend, a pizza delivery guy who is also fond of bud. Quinn? Well, he’s Eddie Munson, that we will get to.
Other new additions: Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones) is playing Dmitri, a Russian prison guard, Sherman Augustus (Into the Badlands) is Lt. Colonel Sullivan, who is out to squash the evil out of Hawkins for great. Mason Dye (Bosch) is cast as the rich kid at school, Jason Carver. Carver leads a seemingly perfect life that is going to be ripped apart — in proper Hawkins, IN fashion — by something cryptic. Nikola Djuricko (Genius) is Yuri, a Russian smuggler.
As for faces that may pop up from yesteryear, Brenner (Matthew Modine), who”raised” Eleven in the Hawkins National Laboratory, is an important member of their Stranger Things lore. We’ll get to him in the storyline section.