As production heats up, more details continue to emerge on the 6th season of Netflix’s acclaimed dystopian series. black mirror. According to new reports from Deadline, the upcoming series has expanded its already star-studded cast to include Rory Culkin. After news broke that Netflix would indeed be moving forward with the anthology series’ 6th season, major cast members have been revealed to include Zazie Beetz (Atlanta), Aaron Paul (breaking Bad), Paapa Essiedu (The Lazarus Project), and Danny Ramirez (Upper gun: maverick).
Details are hazy regarding Culkin’s role, however, Deadline confirms that the actor recently signed a deal to be part of a single episode of the anthology series which will feature more episodes compared to season 5 which only had three episodes. Although the previously announced cast roles have also not been revealed, it has been confirmed that their roles will span the first three episodes of the 6th season.
black mirror last premiered on Netflix in June 2019. The acclaimed dystopian series went MIA for three years in part due to a shake-up at the studios behind its production. Series creator and screenwriter, Charlie Brooker left House of Tomorrow (backed by Endemol Shine Group) which owned the rights to the show, thus delaying production for several seasons. However, Netflix was able to revive the series after striking a deal with Banijay Group, which now owns Endemol. black mirror Season 6 will now be released under Broke & Bones, a Netflix-backed outfit owned by Brooker.
While reviews have been divided regarding black mirrorThe speculative fictional storyline of , the series has dominated international audiences in part due to its strong cast. Season 5 was honored by stars such as Miley Cyrus, Andrew Scottand Anthony Mackyand with the new lineup of casts for the 6th season, it looks like Netflix is once again choosing to build on the strengths of its cast to take the much-loved series to even greater heights.
Culkin who is the younger brother of other actors Macaulay Culkin (Alone at home) and Kieran Culkin (Succession) got his start in the industry acting alongside his older brothers, sometimes playing the younger version of their characters. He will subsequently step out of the shadow of his brothers to gain his breakthrough with Kenneth LonerganDrama, you can count on me which won him a Young Artist Award. He is best known for his role in science fiction horror, Panels (2000) opposite Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix. Most recently, Culkin appeared in the limited series, Under the banner of heaven as one of the Lafferty brothers, Samuel Lafferty. black mirror will be added to Culkin’s slate of Netflix projects which includes the biopic series Halston who also played Ewan McGregor.
While production has already started, Netflix has yet to set a release date for the 6th season of black mirrorhowever, you can catch up on the first five seasons which are all available to stream on Netflix.