Strange things Season 5 may not be hitting screens anytime soon, but the cast is starting to take shape as the worldwide fan favorite adds Linda Hamilton to its ranks for the final chapter.
As previously announced, season 5 will be the show’s last, and in a show that has turned into some pretty iconic talent over the years, they’ve saved one of the best for last with Hamilton, who is best known for her film work. finished the franchise in which she appeared alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger as Sarah Connor.
Hamilton’s casting may not come as a huge shock with the writing of the fifth season already partially underway before the WGA Writers Strike. In March, star David Harbor teased that filming would begin in June, but as reported in May, production has since been delayed due to the strike.
The show created by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer debuted in 2016 and has since become a full-fledged phenomenon. What began in season 1 as a mystery surrounding the disappearance of Will Byers (Noah Schnaap) turned into something bigger than any viewer could have anticipated.
Leaning towards ’80s nostalgia, Hamilton’s casting follows the show’s tradition of recruiting big names from the ’80s and ’90s, including Paul Reiser, Sean Astin, Matthew Modine, Cary Elwes, Jake Busey and many others, but most notably, series regular Winona Ryder, who plays Will’s relentless and courageous mother, Joyce.
Along with Ryder, Harbor and Schnapp, Strange things It also stars Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Natalia Dyer, Maya Hawke, Charlie Heaton and Cara Buono. Stay tuned for more on the fifth and final season of Strange things as the show continues to take shape on Netflix and relive every epic moment so far by streaming seasons 1 through 4 anytime.
Strange thingsSeason 5 premiere, TBA, Netflix