Black Mirror Season 5 to release in 2019, will have 'more optimistic' episodes, promises creator Charlie Brooker
With the release of Black Mirror's new interactive Bandersnatch episode on Netflix, fans were concerned that it may push back the release of the show's season 5. However, that's not the case. Netflix announced that it will arrive in 2019, as promised.
Buzzfeed Editor Scott Byran comfirmed through a tweet recently.
Netflix has told me that the fifth season of Black Mirror is still to come in 2019. Bandersnatch was not the fifth season, but a standalone interactive film, in case you were wondering.
— Scott Bryan (@scottygb) December 29, 2018
Making Bandersnatch on such a groundbreaking interactive format is all-consuming. Nevertheless, while talking to The New York Times, creator Charlie Brooker reassured that he is working on Black Mirror Season 5 and it will soon release on the streaming platform. “We’re doing more optimistic episodes and stories, rather than just dystopian and negative ones,” he said. “We want to keep the show interesting for us.”
The first two seasons of Black Mirror did have a background of dark and nihilistic episodes but we sure are excited to watch the "more optimistic" episodes. Netflix is currently streaming the first four seasons along with the latest feature-length interactive episode, titled Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The series will return for a fifth season but no premiere date has been set at this time.
Updated Date: Jan 03, 2019 18:50:20 IST
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