A Stranger Things stage adaptation is in the works

A stage play inspired by Netflix hit Stranger Things is in the works.

The Duffer Brothers – Matt & Ross Duffer – who created the TV series will team up with Netflix on the project.

Exact details are to be revealed but Deadline reports the play will be set “within the world and mythology of Stranger Things”.

Stephen Daldry (The Crown, Billy Elliot and The Reader) is set to direct and also produce alongside Sonia Friedman.

Casting, dates and a venue are all still to be announced.

For now, watch this space!

Since its release in 2016, the global phenomenon Stranger Things has garnered over 65 award wins and 175 award nominations, including those from the Emmys, Golden Globes, Grammys, SAG, DGA, PGA, WGA, BAFTA, a Peabody Award, AFI Program of the Year, the People’s Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and many others.

The show recently dropped its fourth season with a fifth and final outing currently filming.

You can watch the latest episodes on Netflix here.

A teaser for the newest season shares: “It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time – and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier.

“In this most vulnerable time, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.”

The cast includes Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, Brett Gelman, Cara Buono and Matthew Modine

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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