From Netflix and creator Charlie Brooker (Dead Set) comes the dark sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror. Series 1, 2 and a Christmas special are currently available on Netflix with an upcoming third set of Six episodes to debut exclusively on the streaming service October 21, 2016.
Originally airing on Channel 4 in the UK, Black Mirror is being hailed as our generation’s Twilight Zone. It’s an anthology series with stand-alone episodes that warn us of the dangers in advanced technology.
Check out descriptions of the six upcoming Black Mirror Episodes below!!
San Junipero – California, 1987: San Junipero is a fun-loving beach town synonymous with sun, surf, and sex. And for recent arrivals Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), it’s going to be a life-changer…
Shut Up and Dance – When withdrawn 19-year-old Kenny (Alex Lawther) stumbles headlong into an online trap, he is quickly forced into an uneasy alliance with shifty Hector (Jerome Flynn) – both of them at the mercy of persons unknown. The episode is directed by James Watkins (The Woman In Black, Eden Lake).
Nosedive – Insecure office worker Lacie (Bryce Dallas Howard) lives in a happy, smiley, status-obsessed nightmare world. Her old friend Naomi (Alice Eve) is one of society’s elites — and Lacie may have found a way to join her… The episode is directed by Joe Wright (Hanna, Pan) and the only episode not written by series creator Charlie Brooker, it was scripted by Rashida Jones and Michael Schur.
Men Against Fire – A military story set in a post-war future, the episode sees a rookie soldier (Malachi Kirby) posted overseas, protecting frightened villagers from an infestation of vicious feral mutants alongside fellow soldier Raiman (Madeline Brewer). They’re hoping some new technological advantage will save them.
Hated in the Nation – A police detective (Kelly McDonald) and her geeky young sidekick investigate a string of grisly murders with a sinister link to social media. This will be the show’s first ever 90-minute episode.
Playtest – A thrill-seeking globetrotter (Wyatt Russell) visits Britain, hooks up with a woman (Hannah John-Kamen) and tests the latest in video game technology – “a device as mind-bendingly sophisticated as it is terrifying.” The episode is directed by 10 Cloverfield Lane‘s Dan Trachtenberg.