‘Stranger Things’ David Harbour Teases Hopper’s Return

As we wait for season four of Stranger Things to premiere on Netflix, we have the actors of the hit streaming service show teasing details. David Harbour, who has played fan-favorite Jim Hopper; teases an epic return for his character.

If you don’t remember, season three ended with Jim Hopper supposedly “dying”. However, a teaser let us know that Hopper is alive and somewhere in a Russian prison labor camp.

In an interview with Collider, Harbour spoke on his character’s return:

“I’m really interested in this resurgence of him. I mean, it’s bigger, that’s the first thing. In scope, in scale, even in the idea that we’re not in Hawkins anymore. We, locale-wise, we’re bigger. We’re introducing new stuff, but we’re also tightening and wrapping up in a certain direction to make it have a clear, clean specific, and definite ending at some point, which I can’t really talk about.”

Harbour continued:

“I can talk about Hopper. I guess I say this about a lot of seasons, but it’s my favorite season, in the sense that he’s at his purest, he’s at his most vulnerable, in a sense. He’s been, as we’ve seen, he’s in this Russian prison, so we get to reinvent him in a sense. He gets to have a rebirth from what he had become, and we’d always sort of planned this almost resurrection of you have Gandalf dies, Galdalf the Grey re-emerge, and I’m really interested in this resurgence of him. We get to explore a lot of threads in his life that have merely been hinted at that we get to see a lot more of. And there’s some real surprises that you know nothing about that will start to come out in this and play big as the series goes on.”

In addition, Harbour teased what to expect for season four:

“[Season 4] is really my favorite season. I just love it. The scripts always get better and these guys, they started out, and Season One is so tight and good and intimate in a certain way, it’s so good. And these guys go in different directions, of which the fans have multiple takes on, but I will say, the writing continues to be of its particular, specific genre, whatever they’re doing each season is just extraordinary. And this, again, we top it. Like I feel it’s a big, beautiful season. I can’t wait for people to see it.”

Are you looking forward to season four of Stranger Things?

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Source: Collider

 

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