Aaron Paul is spotted filming scenes for the sixth series of Black Mirror

Aaron Paul was spotted filming scenes for the sixth series of Black Mirror on the streets of Rye in East Sussex this week.

The actor, 42, was spotted on location with Kate Mara, 39, who signed on for the new season earlier this month with fellow actor Josh Hartnett, 44.

Film star Aaron was seen wearing a brown jacket and shirt with black trousers as he strolled through the quintessential British town, located near the south coast of England.

Stock! Aaron Paul, 42, was spotted filming scenes for the sixth series of Black Mirror on the streets of Rye in East Sussex this week

The cast and crew were seen gathered near the fictional shop, Al’s Bait & Tackle, which had a Stars and Stripes flag hanging outside.

Al’s Bait & Tackle is usually an actual cafe called The Old Grain Store.

A bright red classic American truck was also seen parked there, suggesting the area could be decorated to represent New England.

On location: The actor was spotted on location with Kate Mara, 39, who signed up for the new season earlier this month with fellow actor Josh Hartnett, 44.

On location: The actor was spotted on location with Kate Mara, 39, who signed up for the new season earlier this month with fellow actor Josh Hartnett, 44.

Bright and shiny: A bright red classic American truck was seen on the street during filming

Bright and shiny: A bright red classic American truck was seen on the street during filming

One producer told a local, “Rye is great for filming these period dramas – it’s like stepping back in time, before we even added the set, props and panels.”

According The sunanother local said: ‘Parking spaces were suspended and the film crew started clearing the road of anything that identified the place as an English town.

“We saw American road signs going up and crates of boxes and fishing nets being unloaded around the cafe opposite Mermaid Street.

Staging: The cast and crew were seen gathered near the fictional shop, Al's Bait & Tackle, which had a Stars and Stripes flag hanging outside

Staging: The cast and crew were seen gathered near the fictional shop, Al’s Bait & Tackle, which had a Stars and Stripes flag hanging outside

“They made the cafe look like an angling shop and turned the antique shop into a bookstore. Everyone could see what was happening, it was very exciting. Then Aaron Paul and Kate Mara came along and we knew it was for Black Mirror.

It emerged that Aaron, Josh and Kate joined the cast of Black Mirror earlier this month.

Sources say other stars joining the show include Zazie Beetz, Paapa Essiedu, Danny Ramirez, Clara Rugaard, Auden Thornton and Anjana Vasan.

Perfect: a producer told a local:

Perfect: A producer told a local: ‘Rye is great for filming these period dramas – it’s like stepping back in time, before we even added the set, props and panels’

The cast specifically spans three episodes and it is understood that other actors will join in other episodes of the series.

Specific story details have yet to be revealed, but season six will have more episodes than season five – which only had three parts and featured Andrew Scott, Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus.

The new season will be the first since show creator Charlie Brooker and his creative partner Annabel Jones left production company House of Tomorrow – which was backed by Endemol Shine Group – in 2020 and began working with the new Broke and Bones banner.

All stars: It emerged Aaron, Josh and Kate joined the Black Mirror cast earlier this month ahead of the new series

All stars: It emerged Aaron, Josh and Kate joined the Black Mirror cast earlier this month ahead of the new series

Talent: Sources say other stars joining the show include Zazie Beetz, Paapa Essiedu, Danny Ramirez, Clara Rugaard, Auden Thornton and Anjana Vasan

Talent: Sources say other stars joining the show include Zazie Beetz, Paapa Essiedu, Danny Ramirez, Clara Rugaard, Auden Thornton and Anjana Vasan

New Horizons: The new season will be the first since show creator Charlie Brooker and creative partner Annabel Jones left production company House of Tomorrow

New Horizons: The new season will be the first since show creator Charlie Brooker and creative partner Annabel Jones left production company House of Tomorrow

Fans feared the couple’s exit would mark the end of the show as the rights remained with Endemol Shine, but a deal was struck to allow Banijay Group, which acquired Endemol Shine in 2018, to license the show. Netflix.

Charlie previously revealed he hoped to get his “comedic skills” back on track.

The 51-year-old star told the Radio schedules: ‘At the moment I don’t know what stomach there would be for stories of collapsing societies, so I’m not working on any of them. I’m kind of wanting to brush up on my comic book skills, so I wrote scripts aimed at making me laugh.

“I’m kind of keen to brush up on my comic book skills, so I wrote scripts aimed at making me laugh.”

Building on his skills: Charlie previously revealed he hoped to revamp his 'comedic skills' for the new series

Building on his skills: Charlie previously revealed he hoped to revamp his ‘comedic skills’ for the new series