The trailer for Netflix's Stranger Things season 4 has just dropped and fans are eagerly anticipating its release on the streaming platform.
We're told by Joe Keery, who stars as Steve Harrington, that season 4 is the "scariest yet".
Many of the much-loved characters from previous seasons are set to return, along with a number of new faces.
Here's a look at the trailer.
When is Stranger Things season 4 being released?
The fourth season was due to be released sometime in 2021, but due to delays in filming with COVID-19, it's likely to be out in 2022 now. We'll keep you updated as and when we hear anything.
Will Stranger Things season 4 have the same cast?
We're also expecting to see the return of Jim Hopper (played by David Harbour), who, following a huge cliffhanger at the end of season 3, was confirmed alive in the new trailer.
According to Netflix fan page, these series regulars are also returning for season 4:
- Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)
- Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers)
- Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler)
- Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair)
- Noah Schnapp (Will)
- Maya Hawke (Robin Buckley)
- Natalia Dyer (Nancy Wheeler)
- Charlie Heaton (Jonathan)
- Cara Buono (Karen Wheeler)
New characters for Stranger Things season 4
There are a number of new characters coming up in season 4 of Stranger Things. Netflix revealed the new cast members on the Stranger Things Twitter account in November last year.
Robert Englund, who played the famous Freddy Kruger in the Nightmare on elm Street franchise, plays Victor Creel - a "disturbed and intimidating man who is imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital for a gruesome murder in the 1950s."
Eduardo Franco will play Argyle: Jonathan's new BFF. "We stan a fun-loving stoner who proudly delivers delicious pizza pies for Surfer Boy Pizza," says Stranger Things.
Jamie Campbell Bower as Peter Ballard - an orderly at a psychiatric hospital. "Tired of the brutality he witnesses day after day, will Peter finally take a stand?"
Sherman Augustus is Lt. Colonel Sullivan - an "intelligent, no-nonsense man who believes he knows how to stop the evil in Hawkins once and for all."
Mason Dye plays Jason Carver - "a handsome, rich athlete who is dating the most popular girl in school."
Tom Wlaschiha plays a "smart and charming" Russian prison guard - Dmitri. "But can he be trusted?" The show's producers tease.
Nikola Djuricko as Yuri - a "seedy and unpredictable" Russian smuggler who loves "bad jokes, cold hard cash, and crunchy style peanut butter" - very specific!
Joseph Quinn will be Eddie Munson - the head of the Hawkins High official D&D Club, The Hellfire Club.
Nothing has been confirmed yet, but when speaking to the Hollywood Reporter last August, one of the show's creators, Ross Duffer, said "season four won't be the end."
Speaking to Total Film, Joe Keery said fans are in for a treat when season 4 eventually hits screens. "Oh man, it's pretty amazing - the Duffer brothers have really done it again," he said.
We can't wait to see the most sinister season yet. Check back here for more updates on the release date.