In an alternate universe free of COVID-19, Stranger Things‘ fourth season would have come and gone and fans would already be champing at the bit for Season 5. But here in the real world, the pandemic grounded production on the Netflix phenom’s latest season to a halt last winter, significantly postponing the arrival of new episodes.
The good news: We finally have a premiere date! The nine-episode season will drop in two parts, with Volume 1 releasing on May 27 and Volume 2 premiering five weeks later on July 1.
Scroll down to find out everything we know about the supernatural thriller’s upcoming fourth season, including the arrival of several new characters, then drop a comment with your hopes for Season 4 below.