Netflix announces Season 4 of Stranger Things
The series created by the Duffer Brothers premiered in Summer 2016 and went on to become a global phenomenon
Netflix has renewed the worldwide hit series Stranger Things for a fourth season and signed series creators and showrunners, the Duffer Brothers to a multi-year film and series overall deal.
"The Duffer Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with Stranger Things and we're thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. "We can't wait to see what the Duffer Brothers have in store when they step outside the world of 'The Upside Down'."
The Duffer Brothers, meanwhile, said, "We are absolutely thrilled to continue our relationship with Netflix. Back in early 2015, Ted Sarandos, Cindy Holland, Brian Wright and Matt Thunell took a huge chance on us and our show — and forever changed our lives. From that first pitch meeting to the release of Stranger Things 3, the entire Netflix team has been nothing short of sensational, providing us with the kind of support, guidance and creative freedom we always dreamed about. We can’t wait to tell many more stories together — beginning, of course, with a return trip to Hawkins!"
Stranger Things is a Netflix Original series created by the Duffer Brothers, and produced by Monkey Massacre Productions and 21 Laps Entertainment. The Duffer Brothers serve as executive producers on the series alongside Iain Paterson, and Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps Entertainment.
The series was picked up by Netflix and premiered in Summer 2016 and went on to win critical acclaim and become a global phenomenon. With Matt and Ross at the helm as writers, directors and showrunners. Stranger Things has garnered over 50 awards nominations, including those from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Grammys, SAG, DGA, WGA, BAFTA, the Art Directors Guild and the People's Choice Awards.