Expect the unexpected when Black Mirror Season 6 arrives this June.
The Emmy-winning anthology series has taken viewers on the most unsettling journeys over the past five seasons, but the latest installment will be the most unpredictable yet. With five brand-new episodes, creator Charlie Brooker is hoping to take the series to a whole new level. "The stories are all still tonally Black Mirror through and through – but with some crazy swings and more variety than ever before."
What can we expect from Season 6? Here are all five episode titles with a brief synopsis of each to give you a clue.
1. Joan Is Awful
An average woman is stunned to discover a global streaming platform has launched a prestige TV drama adaptation of her life in which she is portrayed by Hollywood A-lister Salma Hayek Pinault.
Starring: Annie Murphy, Salma Hayek Pinault, Michael Cera, Himesh Patel, Rob Delaney, Ben Barnes
2. Loch Henry
A young couple travel to a sleepy Scottish town to start work on a genteel nature documentary, but find themselves drawn to a juicy local story involving shocking events of the past.
Starring: Samuel Blenkin, Myhala Herrold, Daniel Portman, John Hannah, Monica Dolan
3. Beyond the Sea
In an alternative 1969, two men on a perilous high-tech mission wrestle with the consequences of an unimaginable tragedy.
Starring: Aaron Paul, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Auden Thornton, Rory Culkin
4. Mazey Day
A troubled starlet is dogged by invasive paparazzi while dealing with the consequences of a hit-and-run incident.
Starring: Zazie Beetz, Clara Rugaard, Danny Ramirez
5. Demon 79
Northern England, 1979. A meek sales assistant is told she must commit terrible acts to prevent disaster.
Starring: Anjana Vasan, Paapa Essiedu, Katherine Rose Morley, David Shields
Season 6 of Black Mirror premieres in June.