Season four's official description is as follows: “It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time — and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable time, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.”
The forthcoming season will be released in two parts, the first on May 27 and the second on July 1. The streamer also recently confirmed that the fifth season of the series will be its final.
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Sink, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, Cara Buono, and Brett Gelman are returning for the new season.
Season 4 will also include the introduction of several new characters, including Robert Englund as Victor Creel, Jamie Campbell Bower as Peter Ballard, Eduardo Franco as Argyle, Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson, Sherman Augustus as Lt. Colonel Sullivan, Mason Dye as Jason Carver, Nikola Djuricko as Yuri, Tom Wlaschiha as Dmitri, Myles Truitt as Patrick, Regina Ting Chen as Ms. Kelly, and Grace Van Dien as Chrissy and Amybeth McNulty has also been cast as Vickie.
Matt and Ross Duffer, who also act as showrunners, conceived and executive produced Stranger Things. Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, and Iain Patterson serve as executive producers.
You can stream the first three seasons of Stranger Things on Netflix.