Stranger Things 4 release date revealed – and it’s coming in two volumes

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Stranger Things 4 release date: Netflix has finally confirmed the engagement Stranger Things will return to our screens, and this time there are two volumes to look forward to.

3 years after our final visit to Hawkins, Indiana, i of Netflix’s prized franchises hits the streaming service on May 27, but for the first time there’ll be two volumes to enjoy.

Today’s announcement brought new artwork, a plot synopsis, a message from the creators and news on whether there’ll be a flavor five of Stranger Things in the future. We likewise got hints almost future spin-offs. Here’due south everything nosotros know about Stranger Things 4 thus far.

Note: If yous oasis’t seen flavour iii yet, some plot spoilers lay ahead.

Stranger Things Season 4 release engagement

Stranger Things four Vol.ane will land on the streaming platform on May 27, while Vol. 2 follows five weeks after on July 1. That’s unprecedented territory for the show, which get-go aired in 2022 and became an instant archetype.

Season 4 will be the longest season withal the creators the Duffer Brothers accept announced, and will be split up into ii volumes due to the length of the story and the desire to bring it to viewers ASAP.

“With nine scripts, over viii-hundred pages, almost two years of filming, thousands of visual effects shots, and a runtime nearly twice the length of any previous season, Stranger Things season 4 was the most challenging all the same. Given the unprecedented length, and to get information technology to you as shortly as possible, season iv will be released in 2 volumes,” the pair said in a letter to fans (see below).

As usual, all available episodes will be fabricated bachelor on the release date. There’ll be nine episodes overall, split beyond the two volumes.

Stranger Things Season 4 plot

By the time Stranger Things Season iv airs most three full years will have passed since the last instalment. Long filming delays brought on by you-know-what are to blame. However, in the show’southward universe, simply six months will have passed since the epic Battle of Starcourt, which ended with the presumed demise of Chief Hopper, and Mike and Eleven declaring their dearest for each other.

The end of Flavor 3 saw a reference to “the American” imprisoned in Russia, hinting that Hopper had indeed survived. This was later confirmed by the creators. We also know that the Byers family, Volition and his poor mum Joyce have moved to California with 11, seeking to escape the horror of Hawkins.

Way dorsum in Feb 2022, the first synopsis was revealed: “We’re excited to officially denote that production for Stranger Things 4 is at present underway—and even more than excited to announce the return of Hopper! Although it’south not all expert news for our “American”; is imprisoned far from home in the snowy wasteland of Kamchatka, Russian federation, where he will face dangers both homo… and other. Meanwhile, back in the States, a new horror is get-go to surface, something long-buried, something that connects everything…”

A new synopsis revealed on February 17 2022 goes farther: “Information technology’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time – and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable time, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.”

Stranger Things Flavor 4 trailers

We’ve had a few trailers to enjoy over the terminal year, the concluding i coming in late 2022, featuring a letter from Eleven to Mike.

Will there be a Stranger Things 5?

The Duffer Brothers also confirmed season v will be the final season of the hit show. The tagline “every catastrophe has a showtime” shown in the artwork suggested as much, and at present it has been confirmed past the creators.

The Duffers said they’d originally mapped out the evidence for four series, just the story “proved too long.” They say “we are now hurtling toward our finale. Season 4 will be the penultimate flavour; season 5 will exist the last.”

However, that won’t be the end for the Stranger Things universe with “new mysteries, new heroes and new adventures” on the way. That suggests nosotros’re getting plenty of spin-offs, perhaps via new and existing mediums.

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