Netflix Confirms Stranger Things Spin-Off and Play Based on Duffer Brothers’ Original Ideas
Netflix’s hugely popular Stranger Things is getting a spin-off series and a new stage play set in its creepy supernatural world, the streaming giant said Wednesday.
The sci-fi thriller that follows a group of teenagers in a fictional US town as they battle monsters from another dimension is one of the… Netflixtop and most watched shows.
Stranger Things 4 sit topped the streaming giant’s all-time viewing chart for English-language shows, using metrics of total hours watched within 28 days of release.
It has already reached over 1.15 billion hours – a number that is likely to increase as the final episodes only dropped on Friday and were surpassed only by the Korean hit. Squid game.
Sibling creators Matt and Ross Duffer had speak season five will end the show’s “complete story round”, but provocative in an open letter to fans in February that there are “more exciting stories to tell in the world of Stranger Things.
On Wednesday, Netflix confirmed a “live-action Stranger Things” spin-off series based on an original concept by The Duffer Brothers.
A new stage play set in the world and mythology of Stranger Things, produced by acclaimed and award-winning producers Sonia Friedman, Stephen Daldry (The Crown, Billy Elliot, The Reader) and Netflix. Daldry will also direct.
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A “new world and mythological theatrical play” of Stranger Things is also in the works, starring Stephen Daldry (Crown) is set to direct.
The projects are part of a “master agreement” between the brothers and Netflix “aims to create the kind of stories that will inspire Duffers to grow up – stories that take place at a beautiful crossroads where ordinary people live. encounter something extraordinary.”
“Matt and Ross are an exceptionally unique talent with a very sharp and clear vision,” said Netflix content boss Ted Sarandos.
“It’s all about the details – it’s no coincidence that Stranger Things has pierced the fervor to become the epic pop-culture phenomenon it is today.”
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