Netflix Says a ‘Stranger Things’ Spinoff Play and Series Are on the Way


Otherworldly dust settled on season four of , which just ended with a pair of hit episodes. While the Duffer Brothers, who created the series, have one more season of the megahit to go, they are considering future projects.

Matt and Ross Duffer have created a new production company as part of their partnership with Netflix. Fittingly, it’s called Upside Down Pictures. The studio, which will be led by ozark and black orphan producer Hilary Leavitt, “will aim to create the kind of stories that inspired the Duffers growing up – stories that take place at that beautiful crossroads where the ordinary meets the extraordinary, where the grand spectacle coexists with the intimate work of the characters, where the heart prevails through cynicism”, .

The company and the Duffers also revealed some of the upcoming projects. On the one hand, they are working on a play set in the world of stranger things. Stephen Daldry, Emmy and Tony award winner, known for his work on The crown and Billy Elliot, will lead the play. A live action stranger things a spin-off series is also in the works.

Oddly enough, Netflix is ​​trying to adapt classic manga and anime series again Death threat with the help of the Duffers. Unlike the poorly received 2017 film, this will be a live broadcast.

Also in the works under the wing of Upside Down Pictures, a series of creators Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews and an adaptation by Stephen King and Peter Straub The talisman. The production company and Netflix have teamed up with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and Paramount Television for this latest series.

stranger things is easily one of Netflix’s biggest hits. Fans have already collectively seen only. After this is only the second season of a Netflix show to achieve this milestone within 28 days of release.

As such, it’s not too surprising that Netflix wants to expand the Duffers’ tenure to (hopefully) work their magic on more shows and movies. The company has and desperately needs more big hits to attract new subscribers and keep existing ones.

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