No, the Duffer Brothers Are Not Leaving Stranger Things
Netflix shares a reassuring tweet after rumors swirl about a series shake-up.
By Chris Morse
Well, this was certainly a strange story to wake up to. Yesterday, a few websites reported that the Duffer Brothers would be departing from Stranger Things after season 3, leaving the remaining seasons for someone else to helm. The rumors cited the pair's contract with Netflix, which has them set to develop and produce at least two more projects for the streaming platform, as the main reason for supposedly moving on from the hit show. However, fans can rest easy because Netflix picked up on the story and quickly squashed it in one glorious tweet:
Don't drop your Eggos. Rumors that the Duffer Bros are leaving Stranger Things after season 3 are false. pic.twitter.com/x4kbL9990e— Netflix US (@netflix) February 20, 2018
Please, hold on to your Eggos. Matt and Ross Duffer are not going anywhere. If there's one thing we probably don't have to worry about with Netflix, it is contracts interfering with the quality of their programming. As demonstrated by Ryan Murphy's monster deal, the streaming giant is willing to invest big money and dedication into their content. Stranger Things is a smash hit and there's no doubt they will be doing everything they can to keep that going without letting contract details or new project development stand in the way of continuing a quality series.
So, no, the Duffer Brothers are not leaving Stranger Things, and they will be bringing us back to the upside-down at least a couple more times.
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