Earlier this month, a quickly-deleted tweet from Netflix steered that the acclaimed sci-fi anthology present Black Mirror can be returning to screens earlier than the top of 2018. It seems that the tweet was correct, and the one-off Black Mirror “event” titled Bandersnatch hit the service on. December 28. A trailer was launched a day earlier than its launch.
The trailer confirms the rumors that Bandersnatch will probably be set within the 1980s, and can concentrate on the creation of a brand new online game. Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk) performs a developer who’s employed by a software program firm to work on a sport based mostly on a novel titled Bandersnatch, whose creator “went cuckoo and cut his wife’s head off.” It appears like a usually bizarre, futuristic nightmare–check the trailer out above.
The episode additionally stars Will Poulter (Detroit), Alice Lowe (Prevenge), and Asim Chaudhry (People Just Do Nothing). There have been rumors that Bandersnatch will probably be an interactive “choose-your-own-adventure”-style episode, through which viewers could make sure decisions to have an effect on the path of the story. While we’re unlikely to know for positive till tomorrow, it could make sense given what we all know of the plot.
Season Four of Black Mirror hit Netflix in December 2017, and in March it was confirmed that the present will return for a full fifth season in 2019. For extra on Black Mirror, take a look at GameSpot’s information to the most WTF moments in Season 4.