While waiting for the fifth and final season of “Stranger Things,” progress and details are coming in from its filmmakers. As we’ve seen over the past few episodes, the course of the series picks up on connections to its first part, so that Will Byers, played by Noah Schnapp, becomes the protagonist once again.
Let’s remember that when the fiction, created by brothers Matt and Ross Duffer, premiered (2016), the story revolved around the disappearance of Will, in which Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and her friends, her brother (Charlie Heaton) and his mother Joyce. (Winona Ryder) investigates to extract her from the shadow of The Other Side. Currently, as we face the next and final part, the makers intend to return with Will as the centerpiece of the episode.
Matt Duffer “will indeed return to center stage in the fifth,” confirmed Matt Duffer in an exclusive media conversation with Variety, who prepared an interview focused on the actor. “This emotional arc for him is what we think will tie the whole series together. Will is used to being young, introverted, protected. So part of his journey isn’t just sexuality, it’s Will becoming a young man, “They said.
It should be remembered that the filming and production of the previous season of “The Stranger” were delayed in the context of strikes by the Union of Actors and Screenwriters in Hollywood demanding better working conditions and wages commensurate with what their profession does. Had happened. , things”.
How did Will inspire Noah Schnapp?
In the same note, the actor talked about how his character’s sexual identity has stayed with him throughout his personal development. Let’s remember that in the fourth season, there were already more precise references to Will’s feelings and even his unrequited feelings for Mike (Finn Wolfhard).
Schnapp said, “Once I fully accepted that Will was gay, it came very quickly for me to accept it.” “If I didn’t have the willpower to portray myself, to hold on and to help me accept myself, I would be in a completely different place. I think if I never played that character, I might be where I am now. I would also be in prison. I think I am. I’m more like Will than I thought.”, he said.
Cosmos “Stranger Things”
It should be remembered that even though the fifth season is the last season of the series, there are already projects for new related productions. On the one hand, the prequel “The First Shadow”, which will have the format of a drama. Apart from this, he will also prepare an animated version. So we’ll have Stranger Things (the game with a translation of its title) for a while.