Netflix has confirmed Season 6 of black mirror, unveiled the trailer and launch date, and revealed a stellar cast list featuring Aaron Paul, Kate Mara, Michael Cera and Salma Hayek Pinault. Scroll down for the trailer as creator Charlie Brooker says he’s “stretched the parameters of what a black mirror show even is” for the last series.
Revealed shortly before a Netflix Showcase in London, the streamer released its first black mirror Season 6 cast confirmed after months of speculation and leaks. He also revealed that the show will launch in June, four years after the previous season.
Anjana Vasan, Annie Murphy, Auden Thornton, Ben Barnes, Clara Rugaard, Daniel Portman, Danny Ramirez, Himesh Patel, John Hannah, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Monica Dolan, Myha’la Herrold, Paapa Essiedu, Rob Delaney, Rory Culkin, Samuel Blenkin and Zazie Beetz are the other confirmed cast members, with more details to come in due course. Ms. Marvel head writer Bisha K. Ali is a new EP.
Talk to Tudum.com, Brooker said he started writing Season 6 by “subverting some of my own fundamental assumptions about what to expect.”
“Therefore, this time, alongside some of the most familiar black mirror tropes we also have a few new elements, including some that I once blindly swore the show would never do, to stretch the parameters of what a black mirror episode’ is same,” he added. “Stories are always tonal black mirror end to end – but with crazy swings and more variety than ever before.
Netflix called Season 6 “the most unpredictable, unclassifiable, and unexpected to date.”
The dark and satirical anthology series, which is mostly set in near-future dystopias, has seen many iterations since it launched on Channel 4 in 2011 and the show has received a budget boost since it started. was picked up by Netflix in 2016.
Brooker and black mirror Annabel Jones’ indie Broke & Bones is now the show’s producer and Ali joined Season 6 as an EP alongside Jessica Rhoades (eleventh station).
Brooker praised Season 6’s “incredible roster of filthy, smart directors working with a cast of actors so talented they frankly have no right to exist.”
The show will launch in June. Released in 2019, Season 5 featured Miley Cyrus, Andrew Scott, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.