Netflix’s Stranger Things is one the most anticipated series to make a comeback following a long hiatus from coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, production for season 4 has already resumed, with fans treated with several news about its development including new castings. Speaking of castings, season 4 will welcome new faces to the series, which will surely delight the sci-fi drama viewers. Who are they and who will they play in the show? Keep reading to know more!
In a series of tweets, Stranger Things announces the batch of newcomers including series regulars and guest stars who will join the group. A Nightmare on Elm Street actor Robert Englund will appear as a guest actor named Victor Creel. He is described as a disturbed man serving time in a psychiatric hospital after committing murder decades ago. Well-known for his work as horror villain Freddy Krueger, fans are surely in for a thrill following his role’s inclusion.
Apart from Englund, three new series regulars have also been added. These include actor Eduardo Franco, who is known for comedic roles in Booksmart and The Binge. He will be joined by actors Jamie Campbell Bower (Twilight, Sweeney Todd) and Joseph Quinn (Game of Thrones). The first two will play Jonathan’s (Charlie Heaton) best friends and the latter as head of Hawkins High’s D&D club.
Another exciting cast addition is Game of Thrones‘ Jaqen H’ghar, Thomas Wlaschiha. He will also have a guest cameo appearance in the new season, playing a Russian guard who befriends Hopper. Other guest stars include Sherman Augustus, Mason Dye, and Nikola Djuricko.
What will Stranger Things Season 4 be all about?
Stranger Things season 4 remains a mystery at this point, with Netflix still keeping details of the series under wraps. However, the season 3 finale gave out few clues on where the upcoming instalment may head narratively. Fans can expect a backstory to Harbour’s Hopper, who seemingly perished before being revealed as a Russian prisoner.
Moreover, Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven also seemingly lost her powers at the end of the season, after fighting off the Mindflayer. She was then adopted by Joyce (Winona Ryder) as she moved her family away from Hawkins.
Stranger Things season 4 has yet to confirm a release date, but is expected to hit Netflix sometime in 2021. In the meantime, seasons 1-3 are currently available to watch on the streaming platform.