The penultimate season of the sci-fi horror series Stranger Things comes to Netflix in two parts
More than 40 million people watched Stranger Things season 3 within four days of its release on Netflix in 2019.
The hugely popular sci-fi series follows a group of friends in a small town plagued by paranormal activity.
The final episode of series three saw a bloodbath at the Battle of Scarcourt, although some characters may not be as dead as they seem and may return in season four.
Which cast members are returning for Stranger Things season 4?
Millie Bobby Brown will return as Eleven, who defeated the Mind Flayer in the Season 3 finale but lost her psychokinetic and telepathic powers in the process.
Brown has starred in Stranger Things since season one, has also appeared in Madison Russell in both Godzilla sequels, and played the title role in Enola Holmes.
Finn Wolfhard also returns as Mike, Eleven’s friend and leader of the party.
Wolfhard also starred in the Stephen King horror adaptation It and as Boris in The Stieglitz.
Winona Ryder will return as Joyce Bryers, Elven’s adoptive mother who moves out of the town of Hawkins at the end of Season 3.
Ryder has acted in many popular films including Heathers, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and Girl, Interrupted.
David Harbor is also expected to return as Jim Hopper, who managed to escape death in season three but is now apparently being held captive in Russia.
Harbour’s previous roles include Elliot Hirsch on the drama series The Newsroom and the title role in the 2019 anti-hero film Hellboy.
Caleb McLaughlin will reprise his role as Lucas, a friend of Eleven, Mike and Dustin.
McLaughlin’s credits include the roles of Trevor Johnson on Ultra City Smiths and Cole on Concrete Cowboy.
Gaten Matarazzo also returns as Dustin, another friend of the main characters.
Matarazzo’s other credits include appearances in music videos for Green Day and Katy Perry, and a voice acting role in The Angry Birds Movie 2.
Charlie Heaton as Jonathan, Joyce’s eldest son and Argyle’s best friend.
Heaton starred alongside George MacKay and Anya Taylor-Joy in the adventure horror film The Secret of Marrowbone and as Charlie Heaton in the X-Men spinoff The New Mutants.
Noah Schnapp as Will, the younger son of Joyce and Jonathan’s brother. He is also friends with Mike, Eleven and their group.
Schnapp previously starred as Roger in Bridge of Spies and as Hubie in the comedy Hubie Halloween, opposite Adam Sandler.
Sadie Sink as Max, Lucas’ former girlfriend and best friend of Mike, Elven, Dustin and Will.
Sink’s other roles include Suzanne Ballard in the thriller series Odyssey and Ziggy Bergman in the Netflix horror trilogy Fear Street.
Natalia Dyer as Nancy, Mike’s older sister and Jonathan and Steve’s ex-girlfriend.
Dyer played Alice in the comedy Yes, God, Yes, Virginia in the drama Summer of ’72 and Willis in the Netflix horror film Things Heard and Seen opposite Amanda Seyfried.
Maya Hawke as Robin, Steve’s co-worker and best friend.
Hawke played Jo in the 2017 miniseries Little Women and played Robin again in the podcast series Rebel Robin: Surviving Hawkins.
Joe Keery as Steve, Nancy’s former boyfriend and Dustin and Robin’s best friend.
Keery has appeared as Cole in the crime series Molly’s Game, as Keys in the action comedy Free Guy, and as Duke Goolies in the Netflix films Death to 2020 and its sequel Death to 2021.
What new cast members are joining Stranger Things?
Eduardo Franco as Argyle, a stoner and Jonathan’s best friend.
Franco played Theo in Booksmart, Gavis in the comedy series Adam Ruins Everything, and Spencer Diaz in the comedy crime series American Vandal.
Jamie Campbell Bower as Peter Ballard, a male nurse at Pennhurst Mental Hospital.
Campbell played Claus in three parts of the Twilight saga, King Arthur in the fantasy series Camelot and a young Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson, leader of Hawkins High School’s D&D club, Hellfire.
Quinn played Koner in the fantasy series Game of Thrones, Prince Paul in the historical series Catherine the Great and Billy Knight in the detective series Strike.
Mason Dye as Jason Carver, a wealthy athlete who dates the most popular girl at Hawkins High.
Dye played Damon in the teen drama series Finding Carter, Garrett in the high school fantasy series Teen Wolf, and Tom Galligan in the crime series Bosch.
Robert Englund as Victor Kreel, a patient imprisoned in Pennhurst for the murder of his family.
Englund is best known for playing Freddy Krueger in the horror franchise Nightmare on Elm Street.
Tom Wlaschiha as Dmitri, a Russian prison guard who becomes friends with Hopper.
Wlashiha played Jaqen H’ghar in Game of Thrones, Hagen Forster in the war series Das Boot and Sebastian Berger in the crime series Crossing Lines.
Sherman Augustus as Lt. Colonel Sullivan trying to stop the evil in Hawkins.
Augustus starred as Frank on Odyssey, Hank Weber on the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless, and Nathaniel Moon on the action series Into the Badlands.
Nikola Djuricko as Yuri, a ruthless Russian smuggler.
Djuricko has acted in several Serbian-language films, including the action series The Last Panthers, the crime series Pet, and the historical series Greh njene majke (Her Mother’s Sin).
When is Stranger Things Season 4 Part 1 on Netflix?
The fourth season has been split into two parts – with the first seven episodes airing on Netflix on May 27 at 8am in the UK.
The final two episodes, both feature-length, will be released on Netflix on June 1 at 8am.
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