The Daffer brothers have signed a multi-year comprehensive pact on the back of the 1980s science-fiction worship, which is arguably one of the most watched original series.
Netflix's time at Upside Down will continue.
The streaming giant renewed its fourth season for a breakthrough hit Stranger Things and signed its creators, the Matt brothers and Ross Daffer, for a multi-year, comprehensive movie and TV deal that sources claim that costs nine figures. The news comes nearly three months after the third season of the 80s science fiction drama set on Striver, returned after more than a year on the proverbial airwaves. Return date for season four has not yet been set.
"The Daffer Brothers captivated viewers around the world with Stranger Things and we are excited to expand our relationships with them to transfer our live imaginations to other film and serial projects that our members will enjoy," said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. "We can't wait to see what the Duffer brothers offer when they step outside the world of Up."
"Unknown Things" is considered to be Netflix's most popular scripted original series. The streamer, who does not usually release viewer data, announced on July 8 that about 40.7 million household bills had watched part of the third season after the launch on July 4 – "more than any other movie or series "in its first four days. The streamer also noted that 18.2 million households had already completed their third season. Measurement company Nielsen said in December 2017 that more than 15 million people watched the season two premiere within three days of launch, with 11 million of those viewers in the key 18-49 adult demographic. Stranger Things season 2 was also crowned the most popular show in the country, according to Parrot Analytics.
"We are absolutely thrilled to continue our relationship with Netflix. In early 2015, Ted Sarandos, Cindy Holland, Brian Wright and Matt Tunnel took a huge chance on us and our show – and changed our lives forever, "Duffers said in a joint statement on Monday. "From that first pitch meeting to the release of Stranger Things 3, the entire Netflix team was nothing short of sensible, giving us the kind of support, guidance and creative freedom we've always dreamed of. let's tell a lot more stories together – starting, of course, with a return to Hawkins! "
Still, even without a formal Netflix analysis, Stranger Things is easily the biggest franchise of the giant, the series remains Award nominee – She has collected 18 Emmy nominations (won five) and created what is likely is a multimillion-dollar merchandising licensing company with a number of comics and other consumer products.
The drama cast has also seen their profiles rise thanks in part to the success of the series. All adult and young actors in the series have successfully negotiated contracts before the third season (common practice for the hit show) to earn huge pay raises. The young actors – Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazo, Caleb McLaughlin and Noah Schnapp secured about 12 times their previous deals and earned $ 250,000 per episode. Adult stars Winona Ryder and David Harbor saw their salaries rise to $ 350,000 per episode. Millie Bobby Brown is said to be winning somewhere between the two levels. In addition, exec producer Sean Levy has also invested in the success of the show, and at the end of 2017, he signed a four-year joint deal with Netflix for four years and seven figures.
In the bigger scheme of things, it is unclear if season four will be the last for Stranger Things as the Duffers are open, since the drama is not a long-running show. The duo have said over the years that they see him work anywhere between four and six seasons.
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