In shocking news, Netflix’s gargantuan hit series, Stranger Things has been renewed for a third season.
It has been announced today that streaming giant Netflix has renewed the popular Duffer brothers series for a third season, and while there’s currently no return date, Matt and Ross Duffer have said that there will likely also be a fourth season, which will be the show’s last.
Speaking to New York Magazine, Ross explained, “We’re thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out.”
Matt also said, “We just have to keep adjusting the story […] Though I don’t know if we can justify something bad happening to them once a year.”
Which is true, as after a certain amount of time you have to believe that they would just move away from Hawkins.
While Netflix is notorious for keeping their viewing figures a secret, Nielsen has estimated that the second season of Stranger Things brought in around 15.8 million viewers in the US alone, in the first three days after its October 27th release.
As for what the third season might bring, no one really knows, but the Duffer brothers have suggested that Eleven closing the gate was not an end to the Upside Down and Season 2 big bad, the Mind Flayer.
“They’ve shut the door on the Mind Flayer, but not only is it still there in the Upside Down, it’s very much aware of the kids, and particularly Eleven,” Ross Duffer told The Hollywood Reporter, “It had not encountered her and her powers until that final episode. Now it knows that she’s out there.”
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