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black mirror returns for season 6 on Netflix in June 2023. If you can believe it, it’s been four years since the last season arrived and after years of stalemate between Netflix and the owner of black mirror, a comeback is finally upon us. Here is the summary of everything you need about black mirror season 6 is described as «the most unpredictable, unclassifiable and unexpected yet».

The anthology series began life on Channel 4 in the UK for its first two seasons before Netflix picked it up and produced an additional three seasons plus an interactive special. The show is directed by Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones, who now works with Netflix exclusively under their Brokes & Bones brand.

Beyond black mirrorthe couple has produced Hollywood clichés attack!, thief catand Death at 202X.

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s dive into everything we know about Netflix’s sixth season. black mirror:

Because it has black mirror Has it taken this long to get renewed for season 6?

The renewal of the series has been on hold due to Netflix’s disputes with the intellectual property owner, Endemol Shine Group.

Those disputes apparently came to a head with the news that Annabel Jones and Charlie Brooker left the Endemol Shine Group to start their new company, and things settled down. black mirror after.

In July 2020, Netflix reached a «landmark agreement» in which Brooker and Jones acquired a majority stake in the new company, Broke & Bones.

But as regards black mirrorthe license remained with the old company, and any future seasons would require an agreement to either license it again for a new season or purchase the rights outright.

Deadline set in July 2020:

“Three sources said that Netflix and Endemol Shine have held talks about transferring the brand, but a deal is still believed to be some way off. In the meantime, there’s nothing stopping Brooker and Jones from bringing their distinctive style to other dystopian dramas, but they just won’t be identified as black mirror.”

Since that article, Endemol Shine Group has been sold to the Banijay Group.

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Prior to the disputes, the show’s creators were optimistic about the show’s future shortly after season 5 was released on Netflix. speaking to yahooCharlie Brooker said that «Maybe we should elect someone like Barack Obama, that would be nice.»

In 2021, we found out that black mirror it may return in spin-off form.

We’ve seen production listings (as have other outlets) that Netflix was (or still is) actively developing a follow-up to USS Callister, which arrived in season 4 (more on that in a bit). Aaron Paul, as you may recall, appeared right at the end of that episode. Of course, he could star in another episode, but it’s worth noting.

black mirror Season 6 Renewed on Netflix in 2022

black mirror went silent again until May 2022, when Variety reported that a deal had been reached has been reached and season 6 was in active development on Netflix (Banijay and Netflix declined to comment on her story).

His report said:

“It’s been almost three years since season 5 of the dystopian drama premiered on the streaming service in June 2019, but sources indicate that a new “Black Mirror” anthology series is in the works and casting is already in. March.

While details on specific storylines are being kept under wraps, Variety understands that Season 6 will have more episodes than Season 5…

… A source close to the production tells Variety that the final season is even more cinematic in scope, with each installment being treated as an individual film. This, of course, is in line with recent seasons of “Black Mirror”, in which episodes typically exceeded 60 minutes and had incredibly high production values.”

who will star black mirror Season 6 on Netflix?

We’ve had some big stars announced for season six, but at the moment, it’s unclear which episodes each will be assigned to. So, we’ll be including a giant cast list of everyone confirmed for Season 6, but keep in mind that each will only appear in one episode.

That was followed in July 2022 with the news that numerous new cast members have joined the production and that season 6 will be longer than season 5 (more than three episodes).

Stars set to appear in Season 6 include:

  • Aaron Paul (breaking bad) – will appear in episode 1
  • zazie beetz (atlanta)
  • Papa Essiedu (The Lazarus Project)
  • joseph harnett (Penny dreadful)
  • kate mara (house of cards)
  • Danny Ramirez (Top Gun: Maverick)
  • Salma Hayek (Frida)
  • annie murphy (Schitt’s Cove)
  • Rob Delaney (Catastrophe)
  • Myha Herrold (Industry)
  • Clara Rugaard (love gets a room)
  • rory culkin (Signs)
  • auden thornton (Arlington Highway)
  • anjana vasan (Spider-Man: Far From Home)
  • ben barnes (shadow and bone)
  • Daniel Portman (control room)
  • himesh patel (Principle, Yesterday)
  • john hanna (Sliding doors)
  • miguel cera (Scott Pilgrim against the world, arrested development)
  • Monica Dolan (W1A)
  • Myha’la Herrold (Industry)
  • Papa Essiedu (The Lazarus Project)
  • samuel blenkin (rhyme or die)
Cast grid for Black Mirror season 6.

Cast grid for season 6 of Black Mirror on Netflix

Other cast members we have been able to find in season 6 are:

Who is directing episodes in black mirror season 6?

So far, thanks to research on our part and others, we have found several directors who will do episodes in Season 6.

  • toby haynes he will return to direct in season 6, according to two of the actor’s profiles above. Haynes notably directed the USS Callister episode in Season 3. Elsewhere, Haynes worked on Andor for Disney+.
  • Uta Briesewitz – Primetime Emmy-nominated director who has worked on the wheel of time, Strange things, and Western world. Attached to the Mazey Day episode.
  • john crowleybest known for brooklyn (2015) and Rest (2003), is listed in various places to direct in season 6 and/or work with Netflix in 2022.
  • Pankiw Ally is the Canadian director who will be in charge of Netflix Feel good series but also filmed it black mirror episode in London at the end of 2022.
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Ally Pankiw concludes episode of Black Mirror

Putting together what we know, here are the episodes of black mirror season 6:

  • Episode 601: Demon 79 – Directed by Toby Haynes
  • Episode 602: Mazey Day – Directed by Uta Briesewitz
  • Episode 603: Beyond the Sea – Directed by John Crowley
  • Episode 604: Loch Henry – Directed by Adam Jenkins/Sam Miller
  • Episode 605: Joan is Awful – Directed by Ally Pankiw

So far, we know that season 6 will have at least five episodes. Netflix officially announced that there is no episode count beyond Variety’s report that it would be more than season 5, which consisted of three episodes.

When did the production take place? black mirror Season 6?

Once again, tracking the production has not been easy due to the anthological nature of the series. That’s on top of the fact that this is a notoriously difficult production to track down overall.

The entire sixth season of black mirror was filmed under the code name Red Book.

That being said, thanks to local reports, we do know roughly when filming for some episodes within Season 6 took place.

In June 2022, the olive press reported that one of the episodes was filmed on the Costa del Sol. They point out that the episode was filmed in San Pedro, Marbella, Estepona and Loasur Studios in Coin. This report was endorsed by south in englishwho reported, “the platform [Netflix] He has been shooting a series on the Costa del Sol”,

Also in June, a The film crew was seen in Harrow for a rumored project tied to the code name Red Book.

zazie beetz confirmed by deadline in August 2022 which had finished filming in June 2022.

The Aaron Paul episode of black mirror was filmed in the UK throughout July 2022 in Rye, East Sussex by Sun. The report from him says: «In one video, the A-lister could be seen wearing 1950s clothing, and a vintage vintage truck was parked on the street.»

We’ve also seen evidence that a season 6 episode will be filmed in Coatbridge and Glasgow, Scotland.

When will season 6 be black mirror release on Netflix?

The series has been announced for a June 2023 release. Exact release date TBD.

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We will keep this article updated as we learn of new black mirror Season 6 developments. Let us know in the comments if you’re expecting more. black mirror on Netflix.