After the delays caused by the Hollywood strikes, the Netflix series is ready for its grand finale
After a series of delays due to the Hollywood strikes orchestrated by the WGA and later SAG-AFTRA unions, Netflix has announced the start of production on the fifth and final season of the global phenomenon series Stranger Things. Stranger Things” is one of Netflix’s most successful original series, earning the title of the most popular show on the platform and attracting a diverse audience. It reached 15 million viewers in its first month and 5 million for the second season premiere. season was the most streamed show on Netflix in 2016, the year it debuted, followed by “Orange is the New Black” and “Marvel’s Daredevil.” Subsequent seasons have maintained its popularity, with the third season reaching 75 million viewers per episode and over 100 million in total. Created by the Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things quickly broke all records, reaching over 140.7 million views with its fourth season. Each season evokes the nostalgia of the 80s, revitalizing objects and iconic atmospheres as well as music, with the song “Running Up That Hill” by Kate Bush which recorded a surge in streaming thanks to the series, returning to the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart after 38 years. The series has earned over 70 awards, including Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series, and has received over 230 nominations.