Black Mirror season 6 made a triumphant return – to our screens five years after we – were treated to season 5, where we had three episodes, with Miley Cyrus starring in Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too. Season 6 saw a cast including Salma Hayek, Annie Murphy, Aaron Paul, Josh Hartnett, and Paapa Essiedu.
“Joan is Awful” was a terrifying episode from the latest season that gave us an insight into the potential powers of AI. “Loch Ness” was also an entertaining episode – that makes us question – how well can we really know someone.
Black Mirror Season 7 Confirmed
Black Mirror New Season Announcement
Variety has exclusively reported that Black Mirror is returning for season 7. The dark, sometimes satirical anthology series created by Charlie Brooker will return on the back of the success of season 6, which reached the Top 10 in 92 countries and spent four weeks in Netflix’s global top 10 English-speaking TV.
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At the time of writing, there has been no confirmation of casting – but the exclusive from Variety mentions the show should go into production this year, with Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones, and Jessica Rhoades all returning in production roles, as expected. Plot details and the number of episodes – will likely be disclosed in the coming months, but we can be sure that more dystopian nightmares are just around the corner.
Most Memorable Black Mirror Episodes
To prepare you for season 7, we wanted to take a trip down memory lane and bring you 3 of the most memorable Black Mirror episodes.
Season 3, Episode 4: San Junipero is a beautiful story following Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis), who falls for Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) at a nightclub in the resort town of San Junipero. It’s a stunningly sweet story with brilliant 80s music throughout.
Season 4, Episode 4: Hang the DJ is based on a dating app called Coach, which promises to make the whole process easier. It matches people while giving them an expiration date – until you eventually meet your lifelong partner. Amy (Georgina Campbell) and Frank (Joe Cole) begin to question if they should trust the App more than their own feelings.
Season 2, Episode 1: Be Right Back is is a frightening portrayal of grief combined with the advancing world of artificial intelligence. This episode focuses on the story of Martha (Hayley Atwell), who is struggling to grieve after the death of her boyfriend Ash (Domhnall Gleeson). Martha’s struggles become all too chilling when she discovers a service that allows her to create a new version of Ash based on his online activity and their past messages. The episode takes a bone-chilling turn when the AI version of Ash becomes identical to the real person, making this a fascinating yet unsettling episode – with all the advancements in AI recently.
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