The residents of Hawkins are one step closer to their final battle as the “Stranger Things” writers’ room has officially begun the fifth and final season of the hit Netflix series.
The official Twitter account for the show’s writers’ room, @StrangerWriters, announced the news on Tuesday. In a tweet titled “Day 1,” the account posted a photo of a whiteboard with the logo for the latest season.
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Season 4 of Matt and Ross Duffer’s nostalgic sci-fi series ended on a major cliffhanger, temporarily defeating the season’s main villain Vecna (Jamie Campbell Bower), but succeeding in his plan to enter the dark otherworld. of the Upside Down merging with the sleepy Indiana town of Hawkins. The final season will presumably see the main cast fight to protect the general population and ultimately attempt to destroy the Upside Down.
The fourth season of ‘Stranger Things’, which premiered in two batches released in May and July, proved extremely popular, becoming Netflix’s most-streamed English-language television season, and the second most-streamed after Korean-language phenomenon ‘Squid. Game’. The season also received 13 nominations at the Emmy Awards this year, including Best Drama Series.
“Stranger Things” stars a large cast that includes Bower, Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Noah Schnapp, Winona Ryder, Joe Keery, Natalie Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Maya Hawke, Cara Buono, Priah Ferguson, Brett Gelman and Eduardo Franco. The Duffer brothers co-produce the series with Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, Iain Paterson and Curtis Gwinn.
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