According to Deadline, Deadpool 2 fan-favorite Rob Delaney and Body Body Body star Myha’la Herrold has officially been cast to join Netflix’s highly anticipated Black mirror Season 6. Further details about their characters are still being kept under wraps, but production just started recently.
This marks Delaney’s latest TV project since appearing in Showtime’s latest sci-fi drama The man who fell to the ground. Besides the Black mirror In season 6, he will also next be seen in Prime Video’s series adaptation of The power. Meanwhile, Herrold is best known for starring in the HBO drama Industry.
Black mirror Season 6 will reportedly consist of more installments than the fifth season, which had three episodes, with season six being described as “more cinematic in scope.” Each episode is developed as an independent film. The new edition will be produced by Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones through their Broke & Bones banner.
Season 6 stars Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Zazie Beetz (Atlanta), Paapa Essiedu (Gangs of London), Josh Hartnett (Penny Dreadful), Kate Mara (Call Jane), Danny Ramirez (Top Gun: Maverick), Clara Rugaard (The Rising), Auden Thornton (This is us), Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) and Rory Culkin (Scream 4). It was previously reported that Oscar nominee Salma Hayek and Emmy winner Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek) were both in negotiations to participate in the new instalment.
Created by Charlie Brooker, Black mirror is an anthology series that taps into “our collective unease with the modern world, with each standalone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale that explores themes of modern techno-paranoia,” reads the synopsis. “Without questioning it, technology has transformed every aspect of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a screen; a smartphone – a black mirror reflection.”
The anthology series has already had a number of well-known stars throughout its current five-season run. This includes Daniel Kaluuya, Hayley Atwell, Jon Hamm, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Sarah Snook, Benedict Wong, Jesse Plemons, Andrea Riseborough, Joe Cole, Letitia Wright, Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Scott and Miley Cyrus.
Black mirror has also been recognized by awarding bodies. It won eight Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Television Movie for the episodes “San Junipero” and “USS Callister”, as well Bandersnatch interactive film.