Within TUDUM 2023: A global event for fansNetflix announced that Linda Hamilton has been added to the cast of Season 5 of stranger things. Currently, the details of his character are being kept secret for the latest episodes of the hit series.
The actress is known worldwide for her role as Sarah Connor terminator (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) shared the following message to fans as part of the annual red “N” platform content news event.
“I’m Linda Hamilton and I’m delighted to share this news with you. I will join the cast of stranger things 5. I don’t know how to be a fangirl and an actress at the same time. I’ll work on that,” said the two-time Golden Globe nominee. “We don’t see Hawkins.”
Hamilton becomes the latest ’80s icon to fittingly enter the universe stranger things. Other stars who have done this include Winona Ryder (bug juice), and Matthew Modine (war face), Sean Astin (the idiots), Paul Reiser (aliens), Cary Elwes (The engaged princess) and Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street).
In February 2022, Netflix announced that season five would be its last stranger things. However, due to the ongoing writers’ strike in Hollywood, pre-production is on hold. There is also no premiere window for upcoming episodes for the same reason.
Although the main program will end soon, it does not mean the end of this universe. The Duffers brothers, creators of stranger things, they are already preparing various projects through their production company Upside Down Pictures to make it a flagship Netflix franchise. An animated series is also being planned, e.g spin off In live action and a play premiering in London’s West End.
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