Stranger Things is set to come to an end sooner than fans were hoping, reports say.
The Netflix show, which began in 2016, has become one of the streaming service’s most popular shows.
But it’s now been reported that the sci-fi series will end with season five, which sources say will serve as a season four, part two as opposed to a standalone run.
The fourth season, which if the reports are to be believed will be Stranger Things’ penultimate outing, is currently filming.
According to We Got This Covered: “The original plan was to make season four the last, [but] they’ve now decided to just extend the plot across an additional run.
The article adds: “The second part, we’re told, may be marketed as season five, but it’ll essentially be the second half of season four as it will continue the same storyline.”
While this remains unconfirmed, it would make sense: Stranger Things has proved a huge hit for Netflix, becoming the most-watched original show on the platform with its third season, which was shown in 2019.
The reports fail to mention how many episodes will feature in each season.
Speaking ahead of the third season’s release, Finn Wolfhard – who plays Mike Wheeler – said he feels the show needs a maximum of two more seasons to “tie it up”.
Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers, continued: ”I think we should stop whenever the story feels like it needs to be completed. If there’s no more story, there’s no more story.”
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