stranger things is among the most followed Netflix products in history. The fourth season of the series, divided into two volumes, was a resounding success, with the first part being the best debut on the platform. streaming.
For its part, the series is among the phenomena of recent times. However, now that the fourth season has come to an end, the fans They ask: What should we expect from Stranger Things 5?
In February of this year, when Netflix announced the release dates of the two volumes of the fourth season, the brothers Matt and Ross Duffer, creators of the series, wrote to the fans, announcing that the Show would have a fifth and final season:
Seven years ago, we planned the entire ‘Stranger Things’ story arc. At the time, we predicted that the story would last between four and five seasons. It proved to be too big to count in four, but now we’re hurtling toward our end. The fourth season will be the penultimate, the fifth, the last.
Fortunately, during an interview with TheHollywood Reporter, prior to the premiere of the fourth installment of Stranger Things, the Duffers told some details of what will be the fifth and last installment of the acclaimed Show.
when will it be released Stranger Things 5?
The Duffer brothers will take a vacation before they start writing the fifth season in August. But until the start of its production is announced, it is not possible to calculate a possible release date.
However, in the best case scenario, Stranger Things 5 could arrive at the end of 2023. Although it is speculated that the year 2024 will most likely be when the fans They will be able to answer the various questions that were left open at the end of the fourth season.
In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, David Harbor revealed that the possible premiere date of the final season will be in mid-2024:
I think we’ll start filming next year. They’re going to finish writing this year and they need to prepare and stuff, so hopefully this year. According to our history, it would probably be released in mid-2024.
Will be Stranger Things 5 the end of the Duffer universe?
Although it is certain that the fifth season will be the last, it is not ruled out that there may be a spin-off of Stranger Things, Well, in the long message published last February, Matt and Ross Duffer announced possible future projects:
There are still many more exciting stories to tell within the world of ‘Stranger Things’, new mysteries, new adventures, new unexpected heroes.
The above could confirm a possible parallel development of the series, especially if we take into account what they said in a recent interview with Variety:
There is a version of the series that takes place in parallel [a la temporada cinco]. I think that, soon, we will begin to delve into the subject.
Will there be a time jump in Stranger Things 5?
The Duffer brothers wanted to shoot the fifth season, immediately after the end of the fourth season, but it was not possible, so there is a problem with the age of the protagonists. In fact, at this point, the actors no longer correspond to the age of the characters they play on screen.
For this reason, the fifth season could begin with a jump in time that advances the years of the protagonists, thus equating the age of our Hawkins heroes to the real age of the actors.
Stranger Things 5 will return to the origins of the first season
Will is said to play a pivotal role in the fifth season of Stranger Things. In addition, the last installment will mean a return to the origins. In this regard, Matt Duffer stated the following:
We want to do a lot of those things that we did with the first season. All those bands and couples that we had in season one, there’s something good about coming full circle.