‘Stranger Things’: David Harbour Teases “Huge” Hopper Backstory Reveal In Season 4

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David Harbour teased a huge reveal about Hopper’s backstory in the fourth season of Stranger Things.

In the second season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, Eleven happens upon a five boxes belonging to David Harbour’s Hopper, one of which is marked “New York” while another is marked “Vietnam.” Although Hopper was shown to have been killed in the third season finale, it was later revealed that he survived and is now a prisoner in Russia.

During an appearance at Liverpool Comic-Con, David Harbour hinted at the expect from Hopper in the fourth season of Stranger Things. While Harbour didn’t divulge much on what the future holds for the character, he did reveal that fans will discover a huge reveal about Hopper’s backstory:

“So there are these three things that we’ve established in the season that if we don’t pay off, it means that they’re bad writers. And the Duffer brothers are very good writers. So I know specifically that in Season 4 we will give you a big, huge reveal about Hopper’s backstory.”

David Harbour revealed just how long he’s known about this detail of Hopper’s past and expressed just how excited he is to finally let audiences know:

“It’s one of the things that I’ve known since the first frame of the first shot, and we haven’t expressed it yet. And finally we’re gonna express it in a big way. It’s my favorite thing about him that you guys don’t know about him yet, but it has to do with these backstories of New York, Vietnam, and dad. And I’m really excited for you guys to know more about that, and it relates, of course, to things he’s doing with Eleven and Joyce and things like that.”

Are you excited to learn more about the past of David Harbour’s Hopper when Stranger Things returns? Let us know in the comments section below.

Here is the official synopsis for the third season of Stranger Things:

“It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer’s heating up. School’s out, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s dynamic, and they’ll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town’s threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they’ll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.”

Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Cara Buono.

Stranger Things seasons 1 to 3 are now available on Netflix.

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