Just a week after premiering its final chapter, “Stranger Things” could return to Netflix with a spin-off series and make the leap to the stage with a play, the creators of the format, Matt and Ross Duffer, announced this Wednesday.
Through a statement, the streaming giant confirmed that it will collaborate with the Duffer brothers’ production company, Upside Down Pictures, on both productions.
“They take care of all the details. It’s no accident that ‘Stranger Things’ has become an epic pop phenomenon. We are excited to continue working on new stories.”Netflix co-founder Ted Sarandos said in the announcement.
It is unknown what plot or which characters the derived fiction will havealthough in previous statements the creators of the series stated that they would not have central characters such as Eleven or Steve Harrington.
Netflix assured that the fourth season of “Stranger Things” was reproduced for 287 million hours in its opening weekend, on May 23, thus achieving the best debut in the history of its platform.
The long-awaited new batch of episodes of the science-fiction format broke a world record previously held by the Spanish “Money Heist”, which with the premiere of its fifth season in 2021 added 201 million hours played in its first weekend.
In the third rung of the best premieres in the history of Netflix is the second season of “Bridgerton”, with 193 hours played in March of this year.
In addition to the “Stranger Things” universe, the Duffer brothers plan to premiere the television adaptation of the manga “Death Note”one of the most popular of its genre, and another film based on the book by Stephen King and Peter Straub “The Talisman”.
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