A cohesive board game scrapped the plot of the hotly-anticipated fourth season of Netflix’s Stranger Things mystery series – much to the dismay of show creators Matt and Ross Duffer
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The creators of Stranger Things have been left behind after the biggest plot points of the upcoming new season were spoiled by a board game.
Netflix’s series has been a huge hit since it first aired in 2016 – and fans have been waiting for season four since season three aired back in 2019.
As well as being a nostalgic hit, Stranger Things is also a merchandise win – with a wide range of products including clothing, accessories, toys, board games and more.
But a special edition of Monopoly has rattled the plot of the hotly-anticipated fourth installment – there’s still a week to go before it won’t be on the streaming service.
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The Hollywood Reporter explains: “Images have leaked online from an official Monopoly board game tied to the long-awaited new season of the classic sci-fi movie.
“Images from the game’s cards – which first began circulating last month – spoil key plot points in the new episodes.
“Netflix is not happy about the confusion. But they’re not nearly as pleased as the show’s creators, the Duffer brothers, who sources say have not been consulted about the game. ”
The report added: “Matt and Ross Duffer have long valued maintaining the secrecy of the story and are said to have had a ‘complete frenzy’ of incidents of confusion.”
The Last Stranger Things tells the story of a young girl named Eleven, who possesses fictional powers who seem to be the only force that can stop monsters from entering the world from another dimension. other.
Season three ends with the character facing off against a giant monster in a shopping mall – while her adoptive father Jim Hopper, played by David Harbor, appears to have perished in the middle of the battle.
David himself could be a risk for future plot leaks as he has stated that he knows how the entire series will end when the fifth and final season airs one day in the future. future.
He told Variety that he “harassed” the programmers until they told him the truth.
He said: “I think it’s different from person to person, from personality to personality, and I’m such an expert on harassment that I think I’ve worked it out.
“It was repeated about sentences like, ‘What happened to Hopper? Is he a character that can survive Hawkins or does he die? ‘
“I knew what was going to happen and it was quite moving, and quite beautiful.”
And although Stranger Things will end with a fifth season, there have been hints that a sequel or spin-off could be filmed after the conclusion of the main story.
Season four will consist of nine episodes – will be released via Netflix with two different seasons.
Volume 1 of the fourth season will be released on Friday, May 27 and will consist of seven episodes, while the final two episodes of the season will be released via volume 2 on Friday, July 1.
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