It hasn’t even been a week since Stranger Things season 3 dropped on Netflix, but already the show is breaking streaming records and stirring up buzz about a fourth season. And why wouldn’t it? Stranger Things is one of Netflix’s biggest hits, and in a time when the streaming giant’s competition is starting to ramp up, Stranger Things 4 is a done deal. Creators Matt and Ross Duffer know this, considering the cliffhanger conclusion of Stranger Things 3, as well as their frequent chatter about what they would do with a fourth season. Now, they have offered a little — typically vague — tease about what is in store for Stranger Things 4.
Spoilers for Stranger Things 3 below.
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If you binge watched Stranger Things this past weekend, then you spent your time wisely. The series’ creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, transported Netflix’s subscribers back to the 1980s, where kids and government conspiracies run amok. The siblings wrote and directed most of the eight episodes, which, as executive producers Shawn Levy (Real Steel) and Dan Cohen (The Spectacular Now) told us, they approached as an “eight-hour movie.”
Levy directed chapter three (“Holly, Jolly”) and four (“The Body”) of Stranger Things. When I spoke with the director and Cohen, I hadn’t seen all of season one yet, so we mainly covered their collaboration with the Duffer brothers and Netflix, the show’s references, and what to expect from the future of Stranger Things.
Below, read our interview with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.
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