Directors Matt and Ross Duffer said this part of the story will be “scarier” than the previous ones.
After almost a year of the coronavirus pandemic, some items are beginning to regain their “old normality”. And others, keep waiting … Those who can be happy are the followers of Stranger Things. As announced by Netflix, the main streaming platform, the series written and directed by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer has already resumed filming for its fourth season.
The news was communicated via Twitter. The account of the red jan shared the image of a board with the scene number and takes it. And wrote: “Meanwhile in the World upside down …”.
Beyond the team Stranger Things has returned to work, the premiere date of the new season has not yet been announced.
The fiction was already a month in production when the pandemic hit the United States in March.
And before filming came to a halt, the cast were in Atlanta for their first script reading. A cast that includes, among other great figures, Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton y David Harbour.
Despite the season three finale, in which it appeared that the Harbor character (Jim Hopper) had died, Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed that the Hawkins Police Chief will return in his starring role.
In a statement, the Duffer brothers confirmed that Hopper was the mysterious American captured by a group of Russian agents.
“He is imprisoned far from his home, in the snowy wastes of Kamchatka, where he will face human and other dangers. Meanwhile, in the United States, a new horror is beginning to emerge., something buried long ago, something that connects everything “, explained the Duffer brothers, without leaving aside the intrigue.
In addition, they pointed out that this new season could be “the scariest” of those that were made so far.
“Season 4 is shaping up to be the biggest and scariest … Meanwhile, pray for the American,” they said.
In August, Ross Duffer had revealed to the specialized magazine The Hollywood Reporter that this season will not be the end of the road for Eleven (Bobby Brown) and his friends but that there will still be more adventures.
“We know what the end is and when it will be. The pandemic has given us time to look ahead and find out what is best for the program. Starting to complete that gave us a better idea of how much time we need to tell the whole story, ”Ross said.
At the same time, Matt expressed that they now have a panoramic view of the situation, since the scripts are already prepared, and that allowed them to make changes to the plot.
“We have had a lot more time to work on the scripts. We already have them all written down, we can see them as a complete piece and make adjustments ”, he said.
They also commented that the rest of the team was “very excited” to retake the recordings of the story, but the priority remains “the safety of all workers.”
At this year’s Emmy Awards, the series added five nominations, including, for the third year in a row, that of “best drama.”