“Stranger Things 4” is now live on Netflix with “Volume 1” of the brand new season, which includes 7 brand new episodes and paves the way for “Volume 2” later this summer.
On Thursday, May 26, 2022, “Netflix celebrated the highly anticipated debut of “Stranger Things 4” with a global, first-of-its-kind visual spectacle in 15 iconic locations across 14 countries around the world. The massive fan moment kicked off in New York City on Thursday morning when “Stranger Things 4” stars Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Priah Ferguson and Cara Buono participated in an official lighting ceremony at the Empire State building.
“The evening brought a first-of-its-kind light show to NYC when a crack appeared on the southern façade of the Empire State Building as a massive rift opened, transporting onlookers into the Upside Down through an incredible visual spectacle, including iconic moments and season 4 storylines. The 15-minute show looped for approximately two hours and amassed a crowd of over 5,000 fans at the “Stranger Things” fan event in Flatiron Plaza below.”
Global Rift Takeover Locations: The Empire State Building in New York City; Piazza Duomo Square in Milan; Bondi Beach in Australia; Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland; Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo; Gateway of India in Mumbai; Shoreditch, London; the Netherlands; LA Live in Los Angeles; Copenhagen & Stockholm; Malecon Barranquilla in Colombia; Barcelona & Madrid, Spain; Cologne Media Park in Germany; Kuala Lumpur City Center in Malaysia; Saudi Arabia.
Check out photos and video footage (via Carolina Rizzotto) from the NYC event below!