Ready to let your mind be exploited?Today’s article Wall Street Journal Share Stranger Things Season 4 will cost $30 million per episode, according to people familiar with the matter.This article delves into Netflix’s history of huge spending in efforts to create original content, perhaps none like Stranger Things.
While the streaming service still leads its competitors in subscriber numbers, Netflix is seeing a drop in subscriber numbers, possibly related to their recent price hikes ($8.99 to $9.99 for the basic plan and $13.99 to $13.99 for the standard plan). $15.49), which is only effective April 17. With Disney+ on its heels (and backed by its own massive budget), Netflix may be forced to make some changes in the near future to stay ahead.
The platform is now looking to do everything from giving higher value to the least-used user-preferred games that are most likely to be canceled, to reducing budgets for new games, to changing their usual formula when licensing content , to re-evaluate its major production contracts.
Well, it’s perhaps no surprise Stranger Things It will end with the fifth and final season. The beloved fantasy-horror series finds new ways to be exciting and shocking with each new season, but doing so increases production costs to successfully up the ante. With a $30 million-per-episode price tag for season four, Netflix (whose stock price has plunged recently) may struggle to stay funded, even for its crown jewels for longer.
Stranger Things Part 1 of Season 4 premieres on Netflix on May 27.