Stranger Things creators talk about the possibility of new characters in s5

Stranger Things creators talk about the possibility of new characters in s5

Strange things Spoilers for season 4 follow.

Strange things it only has one season left, and it could go either way: the show could either stoop down and focus on the characters we know and love, or freshen things up and introduce some new characters with their own mysteries and dynamics.

Considering the Duffer Brothers admitted they didn’t want to kill off the original gang and instead introduced and killed Eddie in Season 4, it’s perhaps not surprising that they think they’re going to go with the former.

“We are doing everything possible to resist [adding new characters] for season 5,” said Matt Duffer IndieWire. “We’re trying not to do that so we can focus on the original characters, I guess.”

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Ross added that each new character has to “give [the story] the engine you need. Every time we introduce a new character, we want to make sure they are an integral part of the narrative. So that’s something with Eddie this season, where we say, ‘Well, we need a character here for this story to really work.’

“Every time we do that, we get nervous, because you say, ‘We’ve got a great cast of characters here, and actors, and every moment we spend with a new character, we take time away from them.’ one of the other actors.

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One thing we do know season 5 will do is reveal the origins of the Upside Down.

“We hint [in the fourth] season, but the final reveal will be in season five, and we’re excited about that,” Ross said, while Matt added: “[We’ve been] revealing more about the Upside Down, the origins of the Upside Down.”

Strange things Seasons 1-4 are now streaming worldwide on Netflix.

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