Entertainment TV Duffer Brothers Promise 'Stranger Things' 'Resolves' Questions About Will's Sexuality by End of Season 4 "I just want people to watch the final two episodes," Matt Duffer said of Stranger Things season 4, part 2, which drops on July 1 By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is a Staff Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 3, 2022 01:03PM EDT Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Fans hoping for answers about Will Byers' sexuality in Stranger Things' fourth season won't have to wait much longer. Show creators Matt and Ross Duffer, a.k.a. the Duffer Brothers, said viewers are "supposed" to be wondering after hints were dropped about Will (Noah Schnapp) during the first seven episodes of season 4, which Netflix released on May 27. "This is where it gets tricky since we haven't released the whole season yet," Matt explained to TVLine. "I just want people to watch the final two episodes," he added of season 4, part 2, which is scheduled to drop on July 1. "We have story arcs and we have character arcs," said Ross. "How we structured [the season], we've released the first two acts of this story. The final act, which is the last two episodes, resolves a lot of things, both character and story, and then some of it is also setting up for our final season." Courtesy of Netflix Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp Says Will's Season 4 Journey 'Is More About His Struggles with Identity' Schnapp, 17, recently opened up to PEOPLE about how Stranger Things fans would see his beloved character of Will "in a different light" in this latest season. "I feel like people are used to seeing him fighting a monster or struggling with the supernatural side of Stranger Things," he said. "But this season, it's just more about his personal struggles and struggles with his identity, and I think it's interesting for the audience to see that." RELATED VIDEO: The Cast of Stranger Things Then and Now: "We've Built a Family at This Point" Stranger Things premiered on Netflix in 2016. Alongside Schnapp, the acclaimed sci-fi drama series stars Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin. Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke and Priah Ferguson help round out the cast. Dacre Montgomery was a regular in seasons 2 and 3 and appeared briefly in season 4. The Duffers, 38, said in a previous letter to fans that season 4 is "bigger than ever" as they announced, "Given the unprecedented length, and to get it to you as soon as possible, Season 4 will be released in two volumes." The Duffer Brothers also used the announcement to share that Stranger Things will conclude after its fifth season. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Episodes 1–7 of Stranger Things' fourth season are available to stream on Netflix now; episodes 8 and 9 are set to release on July 1.