‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 delayed by Netflix

Stranger Things season 3 teaser trailer
WATCH: 'Stranger Things' Season 3 teaser trailer.

Netflix executives are making Stranger Things fans wait a little longer for Season 3 but said that it’ll be “worth the wait.”

During Sunday’s Television Critic’s Association presentation, Netflix’s vice-president of original content, Cindy Holland, said that the show’s creators, Matt and Ross Duffer and Shawn Levy, were aware of the expectations for the next season of Stranger Things and said that “they want to deliver something bigger and better than what they did last year. And so, they really want to take the time to get it right.”

READ MORE: ‘Insatiable’ on Netflix: More than 100K sign petition to cancel ‘fat-shaming’ series

“It’s a handcrafted show,” Holland said. “The Duffer Brothers and Shawn Levy, they understand the stakes are high.”

She mentioned that the show will have more special effects work than previous seasons.

Story continues below advertisement

“It’s a really exciting season, just takes a little more time,” she said.

The sci-fi show has already released a teaser trailer, with a commercial for a new mall in Hawkins, Ind., called Starcourt Mall.

READ MORE: ‘Stranger Things’ stars reportedly land massive pay raises for Season 3

WATCH BELOW: The latest on ‘Stranger Things’

The streaming service didn’t reveal a release date for the season but the teaser trailer hints at summer 2019.

Many fans of the show took to Twitter to discuss the delay.

Story continues below advertisement