Stylized posters for the long-awaited Black Mirror season 6 hint at the ominous stories to come. An anthology series where each episode is its own feature-length story, Black Mirror largely focuses on narratives taking place in a dystopic near-future. The show began in Britain in 2011 before moving to Netflix beginning with season 3 in 2016.
However, Black Mirror has been on hiatus since 2019 due to IP rights negotiations. The four-year wait ends on June 15 when Black Mirror returns to Netflix. From the look of the posters made for season 6’s stories that were shared by the official Black Mirror Twitter account, the series will feature several more twisted tales.
Have a look at the mysterious posters of Black Mirror Season 6:
The captivating posters for season 6 of Black Mirror not only showcase stylish and eye-catching designs but also effectively convey the unsettling and sinister essence that the series is known for.
What is Black Mirror Season 6 About?
The debut episode of Black Mirror season 6 is titled Joan Is Awful and is directed by Ally Pankiw. This star-studded installment features talented actors such as Annie Murphy, Salma Hayek, and Michael Cera. The storyline follows Murphy’s character, Joan, who is baffled by the fact that a streaming service has created a show about her life, with Hayek portraying Joan in the series. It has a Truman Show-like vibe, as Joan navigates the peculiar circumstances surrounding her own existence on screen.
Moving on to episode 2, Loch Henry, which is directed by Sam Miller and stars Samuel Blenkin, John Hannah, and Monica Dolan. This installment follows a documentary crew as they delve into a series of abductions in Scotland, but find themselves in over their heads.
Episode 3, titled Beyond The Sea, is directed by John Crowley and features Aaron Paul, Josh Hartnett, and Kate Mara. Paul and Hartnett portray disillusioned astronauts in what appears to be a continuation of season 4, episode 1. This marks a significant moment for Black Mirror, as it is the first direct follow-up in the series, as hinted in the trailer for season 6.
Lastly, episode 4, Mazey Day, directed by Uta Briesewitz, centers around a paparazzo played by Zazie Beetz. The story revolves around her quest to capture the first photo of a famous actress who has been removed from a television show, showcasing the challenges and intrigues of the celebrity world.
These exciting and diverse episodes promise to deliver the thought-provoking and often unsettling experiences that Black Mirror is renowned for.
Have a look at the intriguing trailer of the new season:
Black Mirror season 6 concludes with the fifth episode, directed by Toby Haynes and titled Demon 79. Set in the pre-streaming era, the story follows Anjana Vasan as a young woman who embarks on a killing spree, guided by the enigmatic Paapa Essiedu. This season of Black Mirror raises the bar with its production value and star-studded cast, while staying true to its trademark unsettling and dystopian horror.