'Stranger Things' Star David Harbour Reveals When Season 5 Will Begin Filming
Fans are one step closer to returning to the Upside Down. David Harbour announced that Stranger Things will begin filming its fifth and final season this June. Harbour, who plays Detective Jim Hopper on the Netflix series, made the announcement at the Middle East Film & Comic Con this weekend in Abu Dhabi. The actor has not hid his feelings regarding the series' final days, noting it's bittersweet, but he feels it's "time for it to end." Here's what Harbour had to say about the start of filming and what to expect from Hopper in the final season of Stranger Things: "We're walking into season five. I've got a couple more months to train. We start shooting that in June, though, and that will be the final season. I did a lot of training for season four. He [Hopper] was in a very specific position, that Russian prison. It was about making him a different guy and sort of shedding a layer of himself physically, mentally, and emotionally. But now he's back in town, he's back in America where they have cheeseburgers, so he will be well-fed." Harbour gave little away in terms of plot, though it is relieving to be reminded of Hopper's return to the United States. As the actor noted, his character spent the majority of the fourth season in a Russian prison. Seeing Hopper reunited with Joyce (Winona Ryder) and his adopted daughter, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), was a highlight in the final moments of Season 4, and will undoubtedly carry over to show's final episodes.