The infamous streaming service Netflix has unveiled the titles, descriptions, and trailers of the fifth season of its dystopian hit series Black Mirror. The start of the new season comes very soon, Wednesday, June 5th. But, you can catch previews of the first few episodes, right now in this article.
Black Mirror’s fifth season features three new stories, the product of a collaboration between writer Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones. The new installments, entitled “Smithereens”, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too”, and “Striking Vipers” respectively, seem to remain true to the spirit of the series and present shocking scenarios, where the characters scrutinize the depths of their psyches and their relationships. This development is often accompanied by the use of various technologies, sometimes existing, sometimes futuristic, and in some cases even prophetic.
So much for introductions, now let’s get down to business and see what the new episodes are all about:
Cast: Andrew Scott, Damson Idris, Topher Grace
A taxi driver with a secret plan becomes the center of attention on a day when everything gets out of control.
Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too
Cast: Miley Cyrus, Angourie Rice, Madison Davenport
A lonely teenager dreams of connecting with her favorite pop star, an artist whose existence is not as beautiful as it seems…
Cast: Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff, Ludi Lin
Two old college friends meet again and experience a series of events that could alter their lives forever.
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