Your favourite snarky small city police chief is coming again into the image for Stranger Things 4. That is proper, Chief Jim Hopper (David Harbour) is returning to Netflix’s hit sci-fi/fantasy collection, as we lengthy suspected. The primary teaser for Season Four confirms that Hopper is alive and being imprisoned in Russia. Revealing our first glimpse of Hopper since his alleged dying, the teaser reveals him surrounded by snow as he toils away on a prepare observe alongside different employees, who’re being overseen by armed Russian guards and assault canine.
The occasions of Stranger Issues 3‘s finale indicated that Hopper perished within the laboratory explosion as he and different heroes labored to shut the latest gate to the Upside Down. Whereas his associates and chosen household mourned his obvious dying, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) learn moving letter he had written her in one of many present’s most touching scenes. Nevertheless, the mid-credits scene hinted that Hopper may not be lifeless in spite of everything, as we briefly journeyed to a different lab in Russia which had detained somebody known as “The American.”
Stranger Issues co-creators Matt and Ross Duffer launched a press release on Friday elaborating on Hopper’s return, writing, “We’re excited to formally affirm that manufacturing on Stranger Issues 4 is now underway — and much more excited to announce the return of Hopper! Though it is not all excellent news for our ‘American’; he’s imprisoned removed from dwelling within the snowy wasteland of Kamchatka, the place he’ll face risks each human… and different. In the meantime, again within the states, a brand new horror is starting to floor, one thing lengthy buried, one thing that connects every thing…”
The assertion continued, “Season Four is shaping as much as be the most important and most scary season but, and we can’t wait for everybody to see extra. Within the meantime — pray for the American. From Russia with love, The Duffer Brothers.”
Stranger Issues is presently accessible to stream on Netflix.