Netflix Renews ‘Stranger Things’ for Season 4 and Signs New Overall Deal With Duffer Brothers
It seems Eleven and her pals will be making their way to our screens at least for one more trip to the Upside Down as Netflix just announced the renewal of Stranger Things for a fourth season. The company made an announcement via video with the tagline “We’re not in Hawkins anymore,” suggesting perhaps that the season will be taking place elsewhere this time around.
Simultaneously, reports also came out revealing that Netflix has signed a mega deal with the the show’s creators, Matt and Ross Duffer. While terms of the deal have not been revealed, industry experts believe the deal is similar to the five-year, nine-figure overall pact Netflix recently signed with Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Deadline reports.
“The Duffer Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with Stranger Things and we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “We can’t wait to see what The Duffer Brothers have in store when they step outside the world of The Upside Down.”
Stranger Things has been a major cash cow for the streamer. Season three According to Netflix, was already breaking records merely days after its premiere on July 4, with 40.7 million household accounts watching—more than any other film or series in its first four days. At the time, Netflix also stated that 18.2 million viewers had already finished the entire 8-episode season within those four days.