It is not the end. As viewers prepare for the fifth and final season of Strange thingscreators Mate Y Ross Duffer announced that Upside Down may not be closing its doors yet.
In February 2022, the writing team reflected on the future of Strange things in an open letter to the fans.
“Seven years ago, we planned the entire story arc for Strange things”, they declared through the official social media platforms of the program. “At the time, we predicted that the story would last four to five seasons. It was too big to count in four, but as you will see for yourselves, we are now hurtling towards our end. Season 4 will be the penultimate season; season 5 will be the last.”
The executive producers revealed that there were plans to further explore the Strange things universe. “There are still many more exciting stories to tell within the world of Strange things: new mysteries, new adventures, new unexpected heroes”, concluded the message. “But first, we hope you’ll stick with us as we wrap up this story of a powerful girl named Eleven and her brave friends, of a broken police chief and a fierce mother, of a small town called Hawkins and an alternate dimension known only as the world. reverse.”
The sci-fi series originally premiered on Netflix in 2016. Viewers were captivated by the mysterious town of Hawkins, Indiana, and the monsters that were unleashed after another world opened up in season 1. Over the years , fans watched their favorite characters fall in love. , grow up and continue to unite to fight against the evil of the Upside Down.
Ahead of the show’s season 4 premiere, director shawn levy teased the highly anticipated conclusion to the hit series.
“No one is improvising it. Honestly, I think the Duffer brothers have [an idea of how the show end] and they have made fun of me for the last six and a half years. But they keep things very private between them until it’s fully formed,” Levy said exclusively. us weekly in May 2022. “Then they bring it to me and then we take the next steps. It’s very, very clear now and it’s been apparent for a while now that we have one more season that feels worthwhile and reliably amazing.”
At the time, Levy noted that the creators and producers behind Strange things he wanted to conclude his arguments in an organic way. “We don’t want to be one of those programs that overstays its welcome and flounders while looking for a way to break the landing,” she added. “We really want to keep landing. I feel like we’ve been able to do that every season and we want to do that for the series as well.”
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