Ahead of its midnight premiere, Netflix has added a content material warning to the fourth season of Stranger Things following the lethal faculty capturing in Uvalde, Texas.

The warning card reads: “We filmed this season of Stranger Things a yr in the past. But given the current tragic capturing at a college in Texas, viewers might discover the opening scene of episode 1 distressing. We are deeply saddened by this unspeakable violence, and our hearts exit to each household mourning a liked one.”

The warning card can be on the service when the brand new season premieres at midnight PT tonight. The card seems earlier than the Season 3 recap that auto-plays in the beginning of season 4, episode 1 for viewers within the U.S. solely.

Netflix additionally has edited the outline for episode 1 to incorporate: “Warning: Contains graphic violence involving youngsters” and likewise has added “disturbing photos” to the present ranking advisories.

The card was added given the proximity of the launch to the Texas tragedy, and since the opening scene could be very graphic, we’re informed.

Nineteen youngsters and two adults had been killed Tuesday in a mass capturing at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX.

In Season 4, per the logline, it’s been six months because the Battle of Starcourt, which introduced terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of buddies are separated for the primary time – and navigating the complexities of highschool hasn’t made issues any simpler. In this most weak time, a brand new and horrifying supernatural risk surfaces, presenting a ugly thriller that, if solved, would possibly lastly put an finish to the horrors of the Upside Down.

Created by Matt and Ross Duffer, Stranger Things is produced by Monkey Massacre Productions & 21 Laps Entertainment. The twin brothers function writers, administrators, government producers and showrunners on the collection alongside government producer/director Shawn Levy and exec producer Dan Cohen of 21 Laps and exec producer Iain Paterson.

The first seven episodes of the nine-episode fourth season, which can air in two elements, will drop at midnight May 27 and the ultimate two episodes can be launched on July 1.

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