Netflix 'Stranger Things' Season 5 Resumes Production

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LOS ANGELES - JUN 28: Millie Bobby Brown, Sadie Sink at the "Stranger Things" Season 3 World Premiere at the Santa Monica High School on June 28, 2019 in Santa Monica, CA (Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins /

The much-anticipated Season 5 of the popular Stranger Things, is back on track as the production resumes following the resolution of the Hollywood writers' strike. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and various Hollywood studios and streaming services reached an agreement, marking the end of the strike on September 27. This development has reignited the excitement among the fans who are eagerly waiting to delve back into the mysteries of Hawkins, Indiana.

The confirmation of the resumption came from the Stranger Things writers themselves, who took to Twitter to share an image with the words "we're back." This simple yet powerful message has sent waves of excitement across the fan base, signaling that the journey to the Upside Down is set to continue.

One of the intriguing aspects of the upcoming season is the promised time jump. The narrative is set to shift its focus back to Will, a character who hasn't been at the center since the inaugural season. This shift in focus is likely to bring new dimensions to the storyline, enriching the narrative arc as it approaches its conclusion.

Adding to the anticipation is the tie-in with the Stranger Things stage play, which delves into the origin stories of key characters - Joyce, Bob, and Hopper. Although the play hasn't yet debuted on London's West End, it's expected to provide a narrative lead into Season 5, offering fans a deeper understanding of the characters they've grown to love.

David Harbour, who plays Chief Hopper in the series, shared his enthusiasm about returning to the set during a recent podcast appearance. He expressed his excitement to wrap up the series in a "bold, amazing way" and promised significant payoffs for the original characters. His words have added fuel to the already high anticipation surrounding the final season of this beloved series.

Key Takeaways:

  • Production for Stranger Things Season 5 has resumed following the end of the Hollywood writers' strike on September 27.
  • The confirmation of production resumption was shared by the Stranger Things writers on Twitter with a post stating "we're back."
  • Season 5 is set to feature a time jump, with a renewed focus on the character Will.
  • The upcoming season will tie into the Stranger Things stage play, exploring the origin stories of Joyce, Bob, and Hopper.
  • Actor David Harbour expressed his excitement to return and wrap up the series in a "bold, amazing way," promising significant payoffs for the original characters.
  • Fans are eagerly awaiting more information on the fifth and final installment of Stranger Things, currently streaming on Netflix.

The unfolding developments surrounding Stranger Things Season 5 are a testament to the show's strong narrative and the unwavering support of its fan base. As the production gears up, the excitement is palpable, and the mysteries of the Upside Down are once again ready to captivate audiences worldwide.

The resolution of the WGA strike has not only paved the way for Stranger Things but also for many other productions that were halted. It's a positive turn of events for the entertainment industry, promising a slew of engaging content in the near future.

As we await more updates on Stranger Things Season 5, the resumption of production is a significant step forward, promising a satisfying conclusion to a series that has become a cultural phenomenon over the years.

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