And one of the new faces in Hawkins, Ind., is pretty terrifying.
In a thread on the Stranger Things Twitter account, with all the pictures upside down of course, Netflix said: "Major STRANGER THINGS news".
Englund's role seems tailor-made for him, as he'll play Victor Creel, a disturbed inmate at a psychiatric hospital who has been imprisoned there since committing a horrific murder back in the 1950s.
"Joining as new series regulars are Jamie Campbell Bower, who plays Peter Ballard, "a caring man who works as an orderly at a psychiatric hospital" who becomes exhausted of witnessing the hospital's brutality every day"; Eduardo Franco as Argyle, Jonathan's (Charlie Heaton) new best friend who is "a fun-loving stoner who proudly delivers delicious pizza pies for Surfer Boy Pizza"; and Joseph Quinn (Catherine the Great) as Eddie Munson, the head of The Hellfire Club, Hawkins" official D&D club, which is also notably the title of the first episode of season 4. As Ballard grows exhausted of the brutality he witnesses on a daily basis, he may finally decide to take a stand.
Two new Russian characters, not played by Russians, are joining the upcoming Stranger Things episodes. Freddy Krueger is headed to Hawkins! He went on to portray the character in seven sequels as well as on the TV show Freddy's Nightmares. Let us know in the comments.
Back in February, Stranger Things fans got their first season 4 teaser which revealed Hopper is still alive.
On Twitter, several users called the combination of Englund and Stranger Things "epic", while others just reacted to the news with "OMG".
Stranger Things Season 4 stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Sadie Sink as Max, Maya Thurman-Hawke as Robin, Brett Gelman as Murray Bauman and Priah Ferguson as Erica Sinclair. At present, the new season does not have an official premiere date.
"A handsome, rich athlete who is dating the most popular girl in school".
Sherman Augustus will play Lt. Colonel Sullivan. Additional series regulars include Eduardo Franco as Argle, a fun-loving stoner who works at Surfer Boy Pizza, and Joseph Quinn as Eddie Munson, a metalhead who runs the local Dungeons & Dragon club called "The Hellfire Club".