The hit series Stranger Things returns in 2022 for its fourth season. Netflix had announced it on September 30, 2019, on social networks, the season was to be released in 2021 but the pandemic has defeated the shooting and its production.
Here is the official trailer for season 4:
A series mixing horror and science fiction
This American series created by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer appeared on Netflix on July 15, 2016 for the first time. The success it meets is immediate, it was also the most-watched series in the world in 2017 and 2018.
The plot takes place in the 80s in Hawkins, Indiana, and begins with the disappearance of Will Byers, a 12-year-old boy. The city has since been immersed in an apocalyptic atmosphere where supernatural phenomena intervene related to experiments as part of the MK-Ultra project of the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
The first three seasons chronicle the adventures of the gang of Will, Mike, Dustin, Lucas, and Elfe a mysterious little girl who has psychic powers.
They will solve mysteries related to the powers of Elf and the disappearance of Will while trying to have a life of normal college students.
Summary last season
The third season of Stranger Things was released on July 4, 2019, on Netflix, four days later, the platform has more than 40.7 million views, a record for Netflix.
This season was described by the creators as:
The most repugnant of all.
One of the main actors of the series, Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) says in turn:
The creature of the season is huge and brutal.
Here is enough to remind you of your memories of this season that made us shiver with fear:
The last episode of this third season was decisive, several losses were suffered like Billy and Hopper who end up killed during the confrontation with the monster.
Elf is then taken in by the Byers family, during an ellipse after the final fight, we see that she follows them when they move from Hawkins.
The last scene shows us the involvement of the Russians who keep in captivity a Demogorgon, offering a cliffhanger for the next season.
New Season and Theories
The fourth season of Stranger Things will officially see the light of day on May 27, 2022, on Netflix! This was announced on the official Twitter account of the series. Its significant delay is easily explained: the pandemic! This has significantly delayed the filming and production of this opus.
However, the first images have been unveiled and fan theories are starting to rain down!
For example, this theory consists in believing that Hopper would still be alive or locked up somewhere, indeed these images shared by Sens Critique on their Twitter account are confusing:
Other theories focused more on the future of El that would not be very glorious have emerged, suggesting a “Bad Elf” for the fourth season.
What’s new in the cast
For this next nine-episode season, our favorite band of teens will return in full: Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, and Sadie Sink.
However we will see new faces like Robert Englund who will play Victor Creel. Jamie Campbell Bower will play Petter Ballard. Eduardo Franco as Argyle (Jonathan’s best friend). Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson and Sherman Augustus as Colonel Sullivan.
Other actors will also make their debut in this new season, Mason Dye, Nickola Djuricko, and Tom Wlaschida. This will make it possible to reshuffle the cards and bring novelties to the story.
Amybeth McNulty, Myle Truitt, Regina Ting Chen, and Grace Van Dien will join the cast and take on roles that are very important for the continuation of the plot.