It’s been a long time we haven’t seen a single new episode of Black Mirror. The show premiered in 2011. Since, then it hasn’t seen such a long delay.
For two years, no season of the series streamed on Netflix. People are waiting for the sixth season. Here is everything you need to know about it.
Charlie Brooker is the creator of the anthology TV series that got released on 4th December 2011 on Channel 4.
Annabel Jones and Charlie Brooker are the executive producers of the British series.
Black Mirror has completed its five seasons with a total of 22 episodes that came to an end on 5th June 2019.
We all are looking forward to the sixth season now. Here is some information related to it.
What Is The Plotline Of The Anthology Series Black Mirror?
Talking about the plotline of the series, Black Mirror is an anthology that can be watched in any order. Each episode of the series follows a unique story. The series is a combination of science fiction and speculative fiction. Most of the episodes of the series are set in dystopian areas where the latest technologies are used.
Taking an example of the third episode named Crocodile, we can easily understand the concept. A device, known as Recaller, is used in it by which we can view the memory of a person. Many more technologies that relate to the consciousness of humans are present in the series. The technologies provide freedom to the user, but on the other hand, it also creates problem in the personalities of the people.
Adrian Martin wrote that the series intersect human emotions and desires with technologies Different genres are also discovered in various episodes of the series.
Due to the anthology nature of the series, it is hard to predict that what can happen in the sixth season. Every episode of the show takes place in the same world, having the same easter eggs and technologies, but the stories remain different. We all are interested to know the working of the show in this pandemic.
The Release Date: When Will The Sixth Season Of The Show Black Mirror Be Aired On The Internet?
Unfortunately, we don’t have any idea about the happening of the sixth season. There is no information revealed yet about the renewal of the series. However, the show has also not been canceled. Based on the previous seasons, we can assume that the series will take a year to be produced.
The writer of the series, Brooker, is currently busy writing Death to 2020, a comedy series for Netflix. He will probably focus on the sixth part of the series after finishing his current project. We might get the series by 2022 if the writing starts in 2021.
What Are The Names Of The Characters Involved In The Series Black Mirror?
Being an anthology series, each episode of Black Mirror stars different characters. Many times same actors/actresses have performed different characters in different episodes. The description of some of the characters is mentioned below.
- Lacie, played by Bryce Dallas Howard, is the leading character of Nosedive. She lives with her brother, Ryan. She is obsessed with being rated five stars. She wishes to move it, thus searches for an apartment. If her rating will be 4.5, then she will receive a discount.
- Martha, played by Hayley Atwell, is the leading character of Be Right Back. She is an artist in the series.
- Nanette Cole, played by Cristin Milioti, is the leading character of the USS Callister. She is also known as Lieutenant Cole.
- Bing, played by Daniel Kaluuya, is the leading character of Fifteen Million Merits. His full name is Bingham Madsen. He is shown to be athletic in the series, more clearly, a bike rider.
- Matt, played by Jon Hamm, is the leading character of White Christmas. His full name is Matthew Trent.
- Selma Telse, played by Hannah John-Kamen, is a assisting person in Fifteen Million Merits.
- Airline Stewardess / Shania Lowry, played by Michaela Coel, is a supporting character in USS Callister.
- Kelly Booth, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is the leading character of San Junipero. The previous version of Kelly was portrayed by Denise Burse.
- Cooper Redfield, played by Wyatt Russell, is the leading character of Playtest.
- Nish, played by Letitia Wright, is the leading character of Black Museum.
- Kenny, played by Alex Lawther, is the leading character of Shut Up and Dance. He is shown to be a weak and inefficient person.
- Karin Parke, played by Kelly Macdonald, is the leading character of Hated in the Nation.
- Liam Foxwell, portrayed by Toby Kebbell, is the leading actress of the episode, The Entire History of You.
What Are The Ratings Of The Series Black Mirror?
The show has received exceptionally good reviews from critics. It was one of the five most-watched Western TV series in China.
The previous season of the show has scored 68% on Tomatometer, based on 40 critic ratings. The audience score of the season is 47%, based on 375 user ratings on Rotten Tomatoes.
Black mirror has a rating of 8.8 out of 10 on IMDb.
Where Can We Watch The Fifth Season Of The Series Black Mirror?
There are many websites available where you can stream it. All five seasons are available on Netflix.
You can also watch it on Amazon Prime, but only four seasons of the show have been uploaded there.
Similarly, you can stream it on iTunes, but only three seasons are available over there.
There is no update related to the renewal of the series. We have to wait for the official announcement.
You can stream the previous episodes on Netflix. Until its release, keep watching Black Mirror!