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The kids are older and not all right in final Stranger Things S4 trailer



Netflix has dropped the ultimate trailer for Stranger Issues S4 (Quantity 1).

The fourth season of Stranger Things is sort of right here—at the least the primary seven episodes for the reason that launch is cut up in two. So Netflix launched a spooky ultimate trailer, chock filled with Eighties horror tropes, on the heels of the revelation last month that the season’s Massive Dangerous will probably be a Dungeons and Dragons villain named Vecna.

We have previously reported that David Harbour is returning as Hopper, together with the remainder of the principle forged. Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Natalia Dyer (Nancy Wheeler), Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan Byers), Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Joe Keery (Steve Harrington), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), and Sadie Sink (Max Mayfield) all return.

We additionally know the fourth season is the primary to principally happen exterior of Hawkins since Eleven and the Byerses have moved away, and Hopper is in a Russian jail. Maya Thurman Hawke returns as Robin, Brett Gelman is again as Murray Bauman, Cara Buono returns because the Wheeler matriarch, and we’ll be seeing extra of Priah Ferguson, who performs Lucas’ sassy youthful sister, Erica. Robert Englund of Nightmare on Elm Avenue fame is among the many new forged members, a pleasant little nod to traditional ’80s horror. Englund performs Victor Creel, the previous proprietor of the spooky Creel Home featured in one of many teasers.

S4 is the longest season but by way of operating time; not one in all its 9 episodes runs lower than an hour. (Prior seasons had the occasional shorter 35- to 45-minute episode, and episodes solely not often ran previous one hour.) As a result of the principle characters have been cut up up, three distinct storylines should be woven collectively, prompting the Duffer brothers to name S4 their “Recreation of Thrones season.” The sheer size of the run occasions prompted the brothers (with the concurrence of Netflix) to launch S4 in two installments.

The Duffer brothers also revealed there can be a brand new monster for the gang to battle: the aforementioned Vecna. Per Collider:

In D&D lore, Vecna was a once-powerful wizard who turned a lich after turning into undead. He was finally destroyed, with solely his left hand and left eye surviving his demise. Over time, even after being killed, he achieved godhood, however his hand and eye remained lacking, turning into {powerful} relics for these adventurers who would search to wield them for themselves.

So Vecna ought to be a formidable foe. The complete trailer dropped last month. It was set to Journey’s “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)” and introduced full-blown Lovecraftian horror vibes that made us eager to see what this new season has in retailer. Amongst different highlights, we acquired a spooky home with a mysterious grandfather clock, spontaneous levitation, an eyeless outdated man, and a quick glimpse of a grotesque humanoid determine sprouting the oozing tentacles that function the calling card of the Upside Down.

The brand new trailer brings extra of the identical power, opening on an other-dimensional scene drenched in purple hues as a voice declares, “It is time. Do not attempt to be heroes.” This voice is presumably Vecna. Though they’re advised there isn’t any disgrace in operating, that is not what our plucky crew is all about, and so they’re actually not going to start out now. Even when Eleven misplaced her telekinetic powers within the S3 finale, and the members reside in several components of the nation, they’re nonetheless a staff. However there’s nonetheless time for the geeky humor we have come to like as Dustin braves 20 to 1 odds with a roll of the cube in a sport of Dungeons and Dragons.  (“By no means inform me the percentages.”)

The primary seven episodes of Stranger Issues S4 drop on Netflix on Could 27, 2022. The ultimate two episodes will turn into obtainable on July 1, 2022. It is an odd option to divide the fourth season, however we’ll be watching.

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