fans of stranger things have had to wait a little longer than expected for the fifth and final season of the series: production has been postponed due to the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike.
The creators of the series, the Duffer Brothers, broke the news on the Stranger Writers Twitter account, a profile usually used to anticipate future episodes and answer questions about the series, reiterating the importance of the writers even if the Scripts are almost ready now.
Duffer here. The writing doesn’t stop once filming begins. While we look forward to starting production with our amazing cast and crew, this is not possible during this strike. We hope that a fair settlement will be reached soon so that we can all get back to work. Until then – over and over. #wgastrong
— Stranger Writers (@strangerwriters) May 6, 2023
“The writing doesn’t stop once filming begins,” the Duffers wrote. “While we look forward to beginning production with our amazing cast and crew, we cannot do so during the strike. Let’s hope a fair deal is reached soon so we can all get back to work. Until then, over and over. #wgastrong”
This was announced by Netflix in 2022 stranger things It would end with season five before any potential spinoffs are announced. There were three years in between stranger things 3 And stranger things 4, but the break was obviously due to the pandemic. The platform has not yet announced the release date of the new episodes.
But it’s not alone stranger things Affected by the writers’ strike: Saturday Night Live and Late Shows are also feeling the dilemma and Marvel said that work on the restart is cancelled blade was shelved as the film was still being written, although production was underway. During the strike, filming can continue when the scripts are finalized, but with no writers to make changes should the need arise.