Stranger Things

Netflix partners with Stranger Things creators The Duffer Brothers' new production company

Stranger Things monster Vecna (credit: Netflix)

The company have signed an overall deal with Netflix to develop a series of film and television projects, including two set within the world of Stranger Things.

Both a live-action Stranger Things spin-off and a new stage play have been announced by Netflix via their Twitter account. While details remain sparse, the spin-off has been described as ‘a live action series […] based on an original idea by The Duffer Brothers.’

Trailer released for fourth series of Stranger Things

Eduardo Franco, Charlie Heaton, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard (credit: Netflix)

Split into two parts, the penultimate series looks set to be its wildest one yet, with the Hawkins gang heading to all-out war against the creatures of the Upside Down.

The teenage gang of Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), Lucas (Calen McLaughlin) and Max (Sadie Sink) are entering high school, while Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Will (Noah Schnapp) have been relocated with the rest of the Byers family to California. The crew must uncover the mysteries of a haunted house in Hawkins which threatens to unleash more terror on the cursed town.

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Based on the books by R.L. Stine, the TV adaptation is split into a trilogy and tells the story of a group of teenagers desperate to break a curse that has plagued their town for hundreds of years.

Netflix confirms return of Stranger Things character for series four

The 80s-inspired sci-fi series garnered widespread admiration when it first appeared in 2016 and has since become one of Netflix’s most watched programmes.

The third series saw Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder) and Hopper uncover the secret Russian network hidden below Hawkins’ Starcourt Mall, with the help of the ‘Scoop Troops’ Steve (Joe Keery), Robin (Maya Hawke), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) and Erica (Priah Ferguson).  

Netflix renews Stranger Things for fourth series

The 80s inspired sci-fi show, created by the Duffer Brothers, follows the residents of Hawkins, Indiana, as they struggle to uncover truth behind a series of supernatural happenings occurring within their previously quiet town.

The new series tagline, ‘We’re not in Hawkins anymore’, suggests that Stranger Things will explore The Upside Down in a new location.