Stranger Things Fan Theory Predicts Eleven Will Be Season 4’s Villain 

Netflix
Netflix

*Warning: Spoilers for all aired episodes of Stranger Things*

It’s been just over a month since season 3 of Stranger Things blew our minds, and fans are already brimming with speculation about the plot of season 4. One Redditor is making a pretty interesting case about a surprising new villain for the upcoming season: Eleven.

While it may sound far-fetched, weedmonkey666 argues that because a piece of the Mind Flayer got stuck in Eleven’s leg, it’s possible the monster was able to infect her and thus control her in the same way it did Will Byers and Billy Hargrove. The post reminds viewers that Eleven lost her powers at the end of season 3, pointing to the possibility of Mind Flayer interference, NME reports. The Redditor also refers to a shadow near Eleven in the season’s conclusion.

“Going back to the shadow from the end of season 3, if Eleven was infected by the cut/bite, this shadow could be from the Mind Flayer from her having a partial vision/flashback, like Will did in season 2 after being trapped in the Upside Down,” the theorist argues.

The post’s comments section reveals mixed opinions on whether this idea could actually come true. User SneakySnakeTime made one particularly valid point: “Not that what you're saying isn't plausible, it just seems like creating an enemy from the only hero we've got would be something our team wouldn't be able to combat.”

Season 4 of Stranger Things doesn’t have a release date yet, so we’ll have a bit of a wait to see whether there's anything to this bold theory.

Breaking Bad Movie's Title, Release Date, and Plot Details Revealed

Frank Ockenfels, AMC
Frank Ockenfels, AMC

While Better Call Saul has been a wonderful way to stave off Breaking Bad withdrawals, fans have been waiting months to get more details on the Breaking Bad movie that was announced earlier this year. And it has finally arrived. Netflix has just announced that the movie, titled El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, will drop on October 11, 2019.

According to the official synopsis, the film will "reunite" fans with Aaron Paul's Jesse Pinkman following the events of the series' highly acclaimed finale:

"In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future. This gripping thriller is written and directed by Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad."

According to Variety, "It is unclear whether Bryan Cranston, who played main character Walter White in the series, will appear in the film. Cranston has previously confirmed that the film was happening but would not say whether or not he would be involved."

While Cranston's involvement may be unknown, based on the newly released trailer, it's clear that Charles Baker will be reprising his role as Skinny Pete. (We can only hope that this means Badger will be along for the ride, too.)

Though Breaking Bad aired on AMC, partnering with Netflix makes sense for the film, as the streaming network owns the rights to the series (which remains a popular binge-watch). And Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has credited Netflix with being a key reason for the show’s ultimate ratings success.

While accepting the show’s first Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2013 (it won again the following year), Gilligan took a moment to acknowledge the integral role Netflix played in helping Breaking Bad find its audience.

“I think Netflix kept us on the air,” Gilligan said. “Not only are we standing up here, I don’t think our show would have even lasted beyond season 2 … It’s a new era in television, and we’ve been very fortunate to reap the benefits.”

This Damn Fine Twin Peaks Box Set Is the Only One Fans Will Ever Need

Amazon
Amazon

Fans of David Lynch’s three-season drama Twin Peaks know there’s quite a lot to excavate. The series, which ran from 1990 to 1991 on ABC and returned for a one-season engagement on Showtime in 2017, has been a perpetual source of ambiguity, red herrings, and the downright inexplicable.

Now there’s a centralized hub of all things Peaks to dwell on. Twin Peaks: From Z to A is a Blu-ray box set containing all episodes of the original series; 1992’s feature film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me; 2017's Twin Peaks: The Return; an international version of the 1990 pilot with additional footage; as well as an abundance of new and archival material totaling 20 hours in length.

The box for the 'Twin Peaks: From Z to A' Blu-ray DVD set is pictured
Amazon

Inside the package, which is illustrated with the Douglas firs that are part of the show’s iconography, are mini-figures of Special Agent Dale Cooper and Laura Palmer, played in the show by Kyle MacLachlan and Sheryl Lee, respectively. The box acts as a diorama of sorts and opens to reveal the Red Room, a location where many of the show’s most surreal moments took place. A series of three-by-five index cards provide backdrops of key scenes. The only thing the set doesn’t have is Lynch’s hand-drawn map of the show’s Washington location, but you can find that here.

The set is limited to 25,000 copies. It retails for $139.99 on Amazon and is due for release on December 10.

[h/t Newsweek]

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