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Stranger Things 4: Four new characters announced ahead of Hawkins return

The gang have some new friends.

Hawkins, Indiana is getting bigger – with Stranger Things 4 confirming brand new characters to bring into the Upside Down.

As part of Netflix’s Geeked Week, creators The Duffer Brothers announced there is four new cast members being added to the series.

And with more trouble lying ahead, it looks like our leading Brat Pack could do with every bit of help they can get.

So, who are the new stars of the show and what do we know about them?

Here’s the essential info.

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Stranger Things 4 introduces four new cast members (Credit: Netflix)

Who are the new Stranger Things characters?

Vickie (Amybeth McNulty)

Vickie is a cool, fast talking band nerd who catches the eye of one of our beloved heroes.

She is played by 19-year-old Amybeth McNulty, who previously appeared on Anne Of Green Gables.

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Patrick (Myles Truitt)

Patrick is a Hawkins basketball star who has friends, talent, and a good life.

… That is until shocking events send his life spiraling out of control.

Ms. Kelly (Regina Ting Chen)

Ms Kelly is a popular guidance counselor who cares deeply for her students — especially those struggling the most.

Chrissy (Grace Van Dien)

Hawkins’ High lead cheerleader Chrissy is the most popular girl in school.

But beneath the seemingly perfect surface lies a dark secret.

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Stranger Things is coming! (Credit: Netflix)

When is Stranger Things 4 out?

Filming is still ongoing for Stranger Things 4, so there’s currently no official release date.

Cast member David Harbour (who plays Jim Hopper) confirmed during an interview that he expects the show to wrap in August.

As a result, it’s unlikely that we’ll see the gang back on our screens this year.

At least we have the first three seasons to watch over and over, right?

Stranger Things is available on Netflix. 

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