On the heels of their interactive choose-your-own-adventure, Bandersnatch, Black Mirror season five returns to Netflix on June 5th with three brand new spooky stories about, like, how bad technology is, ya know?
You can watch the trailer right here. On your high-res screen.
Black Mirror: Season 5 | Official Trailer | Netflix www.youtube.com
The upcoming season of Black Mirror went all out on casting, grabbing basically everyone they could from Marvel and DC, like Anthony Mackie (Falcon from Avengers), Pom Klementieff (Mantis, also from Avengers), Yahya Abdul-Mateen (Black Manta from Aquaman), and...Miley Cyrus? Yes, that's right. Miley Cyrus will be appearing on Black Mirror, probably to illustrate the harsh realities of leading a double life between your private and public persona. Sometimes you really can't have "the best of both worlds." That's a reference to Hannah Montana, by the way.
Andrew Scott (Moriarty from BBC's Sherlock) also makes an appearance as a man having a temper tantrum about a phone. And Topher Grace is there, too, with blonde hair that isn't fooling anyone. We still remember you played Venom in Spider-Man 3, Topher.
Oh, and how about that fighting game scene? Is it possible that one day we'll be able to become the characters in our fighting games, and maybe that will have unforeseen consequences? Like, maybe our only interactions will be through battling idealized avatar versions of ourselves. We lose our identities as we become consumed by virtual bloodlust, which our real world bodies, fattened by the comforts of modernity, cannot sate. Thus we descend further into the game. Black Mirror certainly thinks so.
Make sure to catch season 5 of Black Mirror on Netflix June 5th!
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