The Duffer Bros recently teased a massive finale for Stranger Things Season 4 Vol. 2, “There’s an hour-long chunk that just doesn’t stop.”
In a recent interview with Empire, the Duffer Brothers revealed an exciting bit of information for those who are itching for Season 4 Volume 2. Stranger Things co-creator, Matt Duffer, teased an FX heavy finale for Season 4, saying that the final episode, in particular, will have more FX shots than the entirety of Season 3.
“The final episode has more FX shots than the entirety of Season 3,” co-creator Matt Duffer told Empire.
For those who don’t know, the first seven episodes of Stranger Things Season 4, which were released on May 27th, will be followed up by a monstrous two-episode finale on July 1st. The first episode will clock in at 85 minutes, which is very long when compared to past seasons, but is quite normal when compared to the first seven episodes of Season 4.
The second episode will be a different story, pushing the limits at 150 minutes of runtime, longer than most movies. Ross Duffer added to the VFX bait for the episode, teasing a nonstop segment that lasts an entire hour, a bold setting of expectations as many contemporary series have received similar treatment for their finales only to let down over-eager fans.
“There’s an hour-long chunk in the final episode that just doesn’t stop,” adds other co-creator and Duffer brother, Ross.
“It’s the most complicated thing we’ve ever attempted to do. [It’s] all tension and dread, with a run-time that would be long even for a movie. Then – well, everything goes to hell…”
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Ross Duffer continued, talking about what he enjoys the most when it comes to how protagonists react, or proact, to situations in the horror genre.
“One of our favourite things in horror films is seeing our protagonists be proactive,” reveals Ross. “You know in The Lost Boys when they decide to go after the vampires? It’s fun to see people come up with a plan and try to outsmart the villain. That’s what Volume 2 is about. But of course, not everything goes to plan…”
Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2 will be available on Netflix on July 1st.