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It had one of the most talked about first seasons in recent years and its second season is arguably one of 2017’s most anticipated returns. But how many seasons will Stranger Things go? EW talked to creators Ross and Matt Duffer who want to make sure that Things doesn’t wear out its welcome.
Right now, the Duffers are envisioning Things will last four or five seasons but that can all change.
“Everything changes as we move forward so we’ll see,” says Ross Duffer. Adds Matt Duffer, “I want it to have a really finite ending. I don’t want it to be one of those shows that runs out of gas and they lose it because they’re losing interest. You wanna end when you’re on top.”
Much like season 1, the Duffers are aiming for Stranger Things 2 to feel like one long movie. Says Ross Duffer, “Hopefully you’ll come to the end of season 2 and feel fully satisfied and want more but you’ll feel like it has come to a conclusion. But also we’ve laid the ground work for further seasons.”