Yes, Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Will Be Available in 4k
I know this may not seem newsworthy to a lot of you, but I bet there’s a certain segment of our readership that will appreciate the following tidbit: Earlier this morning, I was able to confirm that Netflix’s ridiculously anticipated STRANGER THINGS was indeed shot, and will be be presented in, 4K UltraHD. With the heightened consumer adoption of 4k televisions over the last year, there’s still a noticeable void in terms of 4k content. Netflix is without a doubt a trend-setter in the industry, so it’s nice to see them set an example with their more recent seasons and series.
Season one of STRANGER THINGS is getting an 8 episode run which kicks off on July 15th exclusively on Netflix. And who knows, maybe we can get HDR support on season two…
For those unfamiliar, STRANGER THINGS takes place in 1983 in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana. The story follows the mysterious disappearance of a twelve-year-old boy and the strange happenings in a small Midwestern town. As you might expect from the 1983 setting, there’s plenty of 80s nostalgia to go around. Here’s what co-writer Matt Duffer had to say about it:
We’re beyond excited here at MH, and you should be too. If you aren’t there just yet, do yourself a favor and check out the introductory trailer and still images below: