“black mirror“Coming back – much sooner than you think.
Netflix has announced that Charlie Brooker’s hit series is returning for its sixth season in June.
Once again, the show boasts a long list of top acting talent. This season’s squad includes: Aaron Paul, Anjana Vasan, Annie Murphy, Auden Thornton, Ben Barnes, Clara Rugaard, Daniel Portman, Danny Ramirez, Himesh Patel, John Hannah, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Michael Cera, Monica Dolan, Myha’ la Herrold, Paapa Essiedu, Rob Delaney, Rory Culkin, Salma Hayek Pinault, Samuel Blenkin, Zazie Beetz.
A teaser for the season (see below) promises exactly the level of dysfunction, darkness, and dystopia that fans have come to expect and enjoy from Brooker for over a decade. Season 6 seems even more violent than previous series, and the production value is significantly higher and more cinematic.
Another new addition to the production side is “Ms. Marvel showrunner Bisha K. Ali, who is an executive producer on the series alongside Brooker, longtime producing partner Annabel Jones and Jessica Rhoades. The series is the first season of Black Mirror to be produced by Brooker and Jones’ new production company, Broke & Bones. The The format was licensed to Netflix by rights holder Banijay Rights.
Brooker, who is credited with creating and writing season six, opened up about the series’ return to Netflix fan site Tudum.com, revealing that he broke some of his own rules on the new episodes.
While Black Mirror episodes have always been standalone episodes, Brooker hints that Season 6 will follow a new model. A log line reads: “Black Mirror Season 6 is the most unpredictable, unclassifiable and unexpected yet.”
“I always felt that ‘Black Mirror’ should have completely different stories and keep surprising people (and myself), or what else?” Brooker said. “It should be a series that cannot be easily defined and that can always reinvent itself.
“Partly as a challenge, and partly to keep things fresh for both myself and the viewer, I’ve begun this season by consciously reshaping some of my core assumptions about what to expect. So this time around, alongside some of the more familiar Black Mirror tropes, we’ve also got a few new elements, including some I previously swore the series would never pull off, pushing the parameters of what “a Black Mirror” is. is to extend series’ even is.
Brooker says the stories are all “still ‘Black Mirror’ through and through, sonically,” but they have some “crazy twists and more variety” than ever.
“And to bring it all to life, we have an incredible roster of incredibly skilled, smart directors working with a cast of actors so talented they honestly have no reason to exist. I can’t wait for people to dig through this and hope they enjoy it – especially the parts they shouldn’t.”
diversity first announced in May 2022 that Black Mirror was coming back after a three-year hiatus. A source close to the production reported diversity At the same time, the latest season is even more cinematic in nature as each part is treated as a separate film.
Black Mirror premiered on British broadcaster Channel 4 in 2011 and aired for two seasons before Netflix secured the rights. The format became a global sensation on the streamer, with high-budget, celebrity-starred episodes like “San Junipero” and “USS Callister” that catapulted the show’s dark heart to dizzying heights, garnering a slew of accolades along the way.
Check out more teaser images of Season 6 below: