NETFLIX MAKES OVERALL DEAL WITH THE DUFFER BROTHERS
Netflix has renewed the worldwide hit series Stranger Things for
a fourth season and signed series creators and showrunners The Duffer Brothers
to a multi-year film and series overall deal.
See the Stranger Things 4 announcement here.
Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with Stranger Things
and we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid
imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love,” said Ted
Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. “We can’t wait to see what The Duffer
Brothers have in store when they step outside the world of The Upside Down.”
“We are absolutely thrilled to continue our relationship with
Netflix. Ted Sarandos, Cindy Holland, Brian Wright, and Matt Thunell took a
huge chance on us and our show — and forever changed our lives. From our first
pitch meeting to the release of Stranger Things 3, the entire team at Netflix
has been nothing short of sensational, providing us with the kind of support,
guidance, and creative freedom we always dreamed about. We can’t wait to tell
many more stories together — beginning, of course, with a return trip to
About The Series:
Stranger Things is a Netflix Original Series created by The Duffer Brothers and produced by Monkey Massacre Productions & 21 Laps Entertainment. The Duffer Brothers serve as executive producers on the series alongside Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps Entertainment and Iain Paterson.
About The Duffer Brothers:
The twin brothers were raised in Durham, North Carolina and began making
films in the third grade using the Hi8 camcorder they received as a gift from
their parents. They went on to attend Chapman University’s Dodge College of
Film and Media Arts, graduating in 2007 with degrees in film production.
After graduating, the Duffer Brothers wrote and directed several short
films, attracting the attention of both Warner Bros., which acquired their
script for the post-apocalyptic horror film Hidden, and filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan,
who hired them as writers for multiple episodes of the Fox series Wayward
Building on their growing success, the Duffer Brothers pitched their
idea for Stranger Things, an homage to 1980s genre films. The series was
picked up by Netflix and premiered in the summer of 2016 to critical-acclaim
and went on to become a global phenomenon, with Matt and Ross at the helm as
writers, directors and showrunners.
Stranger Things has garnered over 50 awards
nominations, including those from the Emmys, the Golden Globes, the Grammys,
SAG, DGA, WGA, BAFTA, the Art Directors Guild and the People’s Choice Awards,
among many others.