Stranger Things Season 5 Shoot Delayed Due To the Writers Guild of America Strike

The Stranger Things Season 5 creators, Duffers, have launched an animated series under their Upside Down Pictures banner. The production house has a rich overall deal with Netflix.

Production of the final season of the Netflix original ‘Stranger Things’ has been put on hold due to the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike. The series co-creators and co-showrunners, Matt and Ross Duffer, also known as the Duffer brothers, have made a statement regarding the delay.

Stranger Things Final Season

Stranger Things Season 5

“The Stranger Things” creators, The Duffers, recently gave fans a sneak peek into the show’s writing process via their Twitter account, @strangerwriters. Variety reports that the fifth and final season began production in August 2022, just after the fourth season premiered.

The post by Duffers read, “Writing doesn’t take a back-seat when filming begins. Despite our excitement to start production with the amazing cast and crew, we’re unable to do so due to the ongoing strike.”

“We fervently hope that a fair deal is reached soon so that we can resume work. Till then, signing off: #wgastrong.

Stranger Things Season 5 Release Date

In a recent video interview with GQ, Finn Wolfhard shared that Stranger Things season 5 release date may not be until December 2024! At the time of the interview, Wolfhard, who plays Mike in the series, was 20 years old and will be 22 when the new season comes out. Get ready to binge-watch the thrilling Netflix Original series in a few years!

The hit show of 2022, “Stranger Things” is now part of the growing list of Netflix series, including “Big Mouth” and “Cobra Kai,” facing delays and production halts due to the ongoing writers’ strike, maintaining its position as the most streamed season.

After the original “Stranger Things” concludes, fans can expect an animated series set in the “Stranger Things” world, which is set to be produced by the Duffer brothers, Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

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The latest offshoot of Stranger Things Season 5 from the Duffers’ Upside Down Pictures, an animated series, has been revealed. The Duffers’ overall deal with Netflix has paved the way for this. Alongside the upcoming fifth and final season of the flagship show, the siblings disclosed a London stage show, ‘Stranger Things: The First Shadow’, while working on an untitled live-action spinoff of the main series.


Is there a stranger things season 5?

 Filming will start in June 2023 for Stranger Things season 5

What is the release date of Stranger Things season 5?

Nearby December 2024

Is Stranger Things season 5 delayed?

Due to the strike by the Writers Guild of America, the release of Stranger Things season 5, the highly anticipated final chapter in the popular sci-fi horror series on Netflix, has been postponed.

Why is Stranger Things on strike?

On May 2, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) launched a strike to demand improved compensation and other concessions from studios and streaming companies. The goal is to ensure that the creative talent behind some of our favorite shows and movies are fairly and equitably compensated for their contributions to the entertainment industry.

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