By CAPosts 21 November, 2020 - 07:53am 102 views
Actor Robert Englund , icon of terror by his role as "Freddy Krueger" in the saga " Nightmare on Elm Street" ( Nightmare on the street of hell) , will join the cast of the series Stranger Things for its fourth season. He will also be accompanied by other new faces that will give new impetus to one of Netflix's most successful series.
Englund will play Victor Creel, “ a disturbed and intimidating man who was admitted to a mental hospital after committing a terrible murder over the years 50 ", said the platform in a statement.
Englund's signing is a nod to fans of this series, a love letter to the 80s genre classics that since its premiere in 2016 has become a phenomenon , with more than 65 awards and 175 nominations, in addition to being one of the most viewed on Netflix.
Along with the Californian actor, seven other new actors are incorporated this season, currently in production: Jamie Campbell Bower, Eduardo Franco, Joseph Quinn, Sherman Augustus, Mason Dye, Nikola Djuricko, and Tom Wlaschiha.
Created by the Duffer brothers, Stranger Things is a drama set in Hawkins (Indiana), a seemingly quiet town in the American Midwest, until the disappearance of a child leads to a series of strange and dangerous events.
Three-time Emmy nominee for Outstanding Drama Series is one of Netflix's most-watched titles. Only the third season accumulated 40.7 million family accounts in its first four days on the service and 64 million households in its first four weeks on Netflix.
It must be remembered that the filming of this fourth installment was stopped for several months, due to the coronavirus pandemic that this year paralyzed most of the activities around the world.
Despite this inconvenience, the announcement of the new cast gives a breath of joy to the millions of fans who have followed this project since its first season, released in the summer of 2016.
The platform announced these additions, but did not give more details of the filming and even preferred to give a precision through Twitter regarding its premiere date: "By when?" I do not know that".
Although their recordings were stopped for several months, the cast formally began activities at the beginning of last October, when Netflix shared an image of a clapperboard with the scene number and the shot, it was positioned in front of an old clock. "Today in Hawkinkins ...", he published the Twitter account along with the photograph that moved more than one of his subscribers.
Also from the official account of Stranger Things the same image was published, but with a different phrase: " Meanwhile in the Upside Down World ... ”.
According to People magazine, the show was already a month in production within the most recent season, when the pandemic hit the United States in March. The scripts were ready to go.
Before production was paused, the cast was in Atlanta for their first script reading. Winona Ryder, Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Maya Hawke, Sadie. Sink, Joe Keery and David Harbor.
Despite the third season finale where it appeared Jim Hopper had died, Matt and Ross Duffer confirmed that Harbor would return in his starring role as Hawkins Police Chief.
In a statement, the Duffer brothers confirmed that Hopper was the mysterious American captured by Russian agents.
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