Stranger Things' David Harbour on when season 5 starts filming

Stranger Things star David Harbour has revealed that the fifth and final season of the hit Netflix show will start filming this June.

Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper, revealed the exciting update this weekend at the Middle East Film & Comic Con in Abu Dhabi.

"We're walking into season five. I've got a couple more months to train. We start shooting that in June, though, and that will be the final season," Harbour said (via Collider) before opening up about the physical difference of playing Hopper in season five.

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"I did a lot of training for season four. He [Hopper] was in a very specific position, that Russian prison. It was about making him a different guy and sort of shedding a layer of himself physically, mentally, and emotionally."

Harbour continued: "But now he's back in town, he's back in America where they have cheeseburgers, so he will be well-fed."

Season four received rave reviews as the show ramped up towards a massive climax in Hawkins. Harbour himself said that finishing the show is "bittersweet" but that he feels the series does need to end.

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"Now we're almost nine years from filming the first season, and I think it is time for it to end," Harbour said. "But it is, of course, very bittersweet."

"You know, there's a sadness there," he continued. "But also, we've all grown up. It is time for us to leave that nest and try other things and different projects.

"And to let the Duffer Brothers try different things as well. I mean, those guys are so talented. I want to see what they come up with next. So, it is bittersweet but it's definitely time."

Stranger Things seasons 1-4 are now streaming worldwide on Netflix.

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