The first details on the highly anticipated Netflix film black mirror The sixth season has finally been announced, including the synopsis and cast of each episode. The latest installment in the acclaimed anthology series arrives on the streaming service in June.
Black Mirror season 6 episode titles, synopses and cast for the upcoming five episode season are listed below:
1 Joan Is Awful is directed by Ally Pankiw from a screenplay by creator Charlie Brooker. The episode stars Annie Murphy, Salma Hayek Pinault, Michael Cera, Himesh Patel, Rob Delaney and Ben Barnes.
“An average woman is stunned to learn that a global streaming platform has released a prestigious TV drama adaptation of her life – in which she is portrayed by Hollywood star Salma Hayek Pinault.”
2. “Loch Henry” is directed by Sam Miller from a screenplay by Brooker. The episode stars Samuel Blenkin, Myha’la Herrold, Daniel Portman, John Hannah and Monica Dolan.
“A young couple travel to a sleepy Scottish town to begin work on an upscale nature documentary, but are drawn to a compelling local tale of shocking past events.”
3. Beyond the Sea is directed by John Crowley and written by Brooker. It stars Aaron Paul, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Auden Thornton and Rory Culkin.
“Set in an alternate 1969, two men battle it out on a dangerous, high-tech mission that will result in an unimaginable tragedy.”
4. “Mazey Day” is directed by Uta Briesewitz and written by Brooker. The episode is directed by Zazie Beetz, Clara Rugaard and Danny Ramirez.
“A troubled starlet is pursued by abusive paparazzi while dealing with the aftermath of a hit-and-run accident.”
5. “Demon 79” is directed by Toby Hayne from a screenplay co-written by Brooker and Bisha K. Ali. The main roles are played by Anjana Vasan, Paapa Essiedu, Katherine Rose Morley and David Shields.
“Northern England, 1979. A humble saleswoman is told she must commit terrible acts to avert a catastrophe.”
What can you expect from Black Mirror Season 6?
“Expect the unexpected. “The long-awaited return of Charlie Brooker’s dark, satirical anthology series that reinvents itself with every new episode,” reads the log line. “Black Mirror’s sixth season is the most unpredictable, unclassifiable, and unexpected yet. “
Black Mirror season 6 has been described as “cinematic in scope”. It was written and created by Charlie Brooker. Season six is being produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones via their Broke & Bones banner, with Jessica Rhoades and Bisha K. Ali executive producing.
Black Mirror has also received awards from awarding bodies. He has won multiple Emmy Awards including three for Outstanding Television Feature for the episodes “San Junipero” and “USS Callister” and for the interactive film Bandersnatch.