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The fourth season of Stranger Issues is on the way in which courtesy of Netflix, however the streaming big has stored a fairly tight lid on any plot particulars concerning what’s to return following the mysterious post-credits sequence. Thankfully, some official footage confirmed fan suspicions that Jim Hopper did someway survive what regarded like sure loss of life within the Season Three finale. Nonetheless, his circumstances regardless of the survival clearly aren’t too nice. Now, David Harbour has spoken about how his character can be completely different after his “resurrection.”
Talking with Justin Lengthy on Lengthy’s Life is Brief podcast, David Harbour stated this about collaboration with the Duffer Brothers, who created Stranger Issues:
So a whole lot of occasions we’ll simply give you issues. One of many issues was like wouldn’t or not it’s cool to have this specific arc with him, so it was one thing we got here up with on the fly. As you’re going you’re like, ‘Are you able to get slightly larger?’ And also you’re like, ‘Yeah, yeah, let’s attempt that.’ Going into this season it was actually necessary to [lose weight]. Nevertheless it occurs due to one thing. Like he’s virtually resurrected on this season otherwise and also you’ll see, as a result of you could have heard, the top of Season 3, one thing occurs and there’s kind of a resurrection. He spent a very long time dwelling a really completely different life.
Jim Hopper was a pretty big man through the first three seasons of Stranger Issues, and the stress of elevating a telekinetic teenage woman did not precisely lead to a carefree way of life. According to David Harbour, Season four known as for a Hopper with rather less meat on his bones due to the “completely different manner” he’s “virtually resurrected.”
On the one hand, David Harbour may have been teasing that Hopper underwent some type of course of to be introduced again to life, or a minimum of to full well being. The Soviets within the Season Three post-credits sequence had been clearly experimenting in some Upside Down-related manner, with one unlucky man seemingly being fed to a Demogorgon. Would possibly one thing have been accomplished to Hopper to convey him again that modified him bodily?
Then again, which I take into account extra probably, is that Hopper misplaced some weight since he is within the arms of the Soviets who aren’t precisely offering him with three sq. meals a day and a cushty place to reside. The truth is, the little footage that has been launched for Season four thus far exhibits Hopper working in a sequence gang in Russia, trying very chilly and really completely different from Jim “Espresso and Contemplation” Hopper of the primary three seasons.
In my thoughts, the almost certainly manner he survived remains to be that he dove into the Upside Down within the immediate earlier than Joyce closed the portal in Hawkins, and the Soviets fished him out of the Upside Down by way of their very own portal and put him to work. If Hopper’s arc does preserve him in snowy Russia for some time, it might make sense for Stranger Issues Season four to indicate so much much less of Hawkins than earlier than.
For now, you’ll be able to relive all of the Hawkins (and Hopper) motion with the primary three seasons of Stranger Issues streaming on Netflix. Season four could not launch fairly as early as initially deliberate, which might make it one other one in every of many collection dealing with delays. Nonetheless, there are many present and upcoming exhibits courtesy of Netflix, and you will discover them on our 2020 Netflix premiere schedule.