According to Deadline, Deadpool 2 fan-favorite Rob Delaney and Bodies Bodies Bodies star Myha’la Herrold have officially been cast to join Netflix’s long-awaited Black Mirror Season 6. Further details about their characters are still being kept under wraps, but production has just recently started.
This marks Delaney’s latest TV project since appearing in Showtime’s recent sci-fi drama The Man Who Fell to Earth. Besides the Black Mirror 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.
RELATED: Jason Bateman Joins Taron Egerton in Netflix Thriller Filmic Carry On
Black Mirror Season 6 will reportedly be consisting of more installments than the fifth season, which had three episodes, with season six being described as “more cinematic in scope.” Each episode is being developed as a stand-alone film. The new installment will be produced by Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones through their Broke & Bones banner.
Season 6 will star 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 star in the new installmment.
Created by Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror is an anthology series that taps into “our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia,” reads the synopsis. “Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone – a Black Mirror reflection.”
RELATED: Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Gets Release Date, NSFW Trailer
The anthology series has already featured a number of famous stars through 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 award-giving bodies. It won eight Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Television Movie for the “San Junipero” and “USS Callister” episodes, as well as the Bandersnatch interactive film.