The first details for Netflix’s highly-anticipated black-mirror Season 6 have finally been announced, including the synopsis and cast for each episode. The latest installment in the acclaimed anthology series will hit the streaming service this June.
The 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 script written 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 discover a global streaming platform has launched a prestige TV drama adaptation of her life — in which she is portrayed by Hollywood A-lister Salma Hayek Pinault.”
2. “Loch Henry” is directed by Sam Miller from a script written by Brooker. The episode features Samuel Blenkin, Myha’la Herrold, Daniel Portman, John Hannah, and Monica Dolan.
“A young couple travel to a sleepy Scottish town to start work on a gentle nature documentary, but find themselves drawn to a juicy local story involving shocking events of the past.”
3. “Beyond the Sea” hails from director John Crowley and writer Brooker. It stars Aaron Paul, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Auden Thornton, and Rory Culkin.
“In an alternative 1969, two men on a perilous high-tech mission wrestle with the consequences of an unimaginable tragedy.”
4. “Mazey Day” hails from director Uta Briesewitz and writer Brooker. The episode is led by Zazie Beetz, Clara Rugaard, and Danny Ramirez.
“A troubled starlet is dogged by invasive paparazzi while dealing with the consequences of a hit-and-run incident.”
5. “Demon 79” is directed by Toby Hayne from a script co-written by Brooker and Bisha K. Ali. The episode stars Anjana Vasan, Paapa Essiedu, Katherine Rose Morley, David Shields.
“Northern England, 1979. A meek sales assistant is told she must commit terrible acts to prevent disaster.”
What to Expect in Black Mirror Season 6?
“Expect the unexpected. The long-awaited return of Charlie Brooker’s dark, satirical anthology series which reinvents itself with each new episode,” reads the logline. “The sixth season of Black Mirror is the most unpredictable, unclassifiable and unexpected yet.”
Black Mirror Season 6 is being described as “more cinematic in scope.” It is written and created by Charlie Brooker. Season 6 is executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones through their Broke & Bones banner, along with Jessica Rhoades, and Bisha K. Ali.
Black Mirror has also been recognized by award-giving bodies. It has won multiple Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Television Movie for the “San Junipero” and “USS Callister” episodes, as well as the Bandersnatch interactive film.