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‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Trailer Teases ‘Star Trek’ Homage and Black-and-White Episode

Jodie Foster directs one installment of the new season, which will include appearances by Jesse Plemons, Andrea Riseborough, Rosemary Dewitt, Cristin Milioti and more.

Black Mirror USS Callister

“USS Callister”


What’s in a title? In the case of Netflix’s Emmy-nominated anthology series “Black Mirror,” sometimes quite a lot, as revealed in the teaser trailer released that offers not just a glimpse at first footage, but the full list of episode names we can expect from the upcoming fourth season.

The six episode titles, along with accompanying images:

  • “Crocodile” (featuring two women, one in a hat and the other in a headscarf)
  • “Arkangel” (with footage including a little girl and some unique tablet technology)
  • “Hang the DJ” (involving a young couple and some sort of mobile game)
  • “USS Callister” (a “Star Trek”-esque spaceship appears to be in danger)
  • “Metalhead” (monochromatic footage including a robot of some kind?)
  • “Black Museum” (fancy headgear and booby traps, amongst other images)

UPDATE: Netflix has provided full cast lists and confirmed directors and writers for each installment:

Cast: Rosemarie Dewitt (La La Land, Mad Men), Brenna Harding (A Place to Call Home), Owen Teague (Bloodline)
Director: Jodie Foster
Written by: Charlie Brooker

“USS Callister”
Cast: Jesse Plemons (Black Mass, Fargo), Cristin Milioti (The Wolf of Wall Street, Fargo), Jimmi Simpson (Westworld, House of Cards), Michaela Coel (Chewing Gum, Monsters: Dark Continent)
Director: Toby Haynes (Doctor Who, Sherlock)
Written By: Charlie Brooker & William Bridges

Cast: Andrea Riseborough (Birdman, Bloodline), Andrew Gower (Outlander), Kiran Sonia Sawar (Murdered By My Father)
Director: John Hillcoat (Triple Nine, Lawless)
Written By: Charlie Brooker

“Hang the DJ”
Cast: Georgina Campbell (Flowers, Broadchurch), Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders, Green Room), George Blagden (Versailles, Vikings)
Director: Tim Van Patten (The Sopranos, Game of Thrones)
Written By: Charlie Brooker

Cast: Maxine Peake (The Theory Of Everything, The Village), Jake Davies (The Missing, A Brilliant Young Mind), Clint Dyer (Hope Springs)
Director: David Slade (Hannibal, American Gods)
Written By: Charlie Brooker

“Black Museum”
Cast: Douglas Hodge (The Night Manager, Catastrophe), Letitia Wright (Humans, Ready Player One), Babs Olusanmokun (Roots, The Defenders)
Director: Colm McCarthy
Written By: Charlie Brooker

After initially running in the UK on ITV for its first two seasons, “Black Mirror” was picked up by Netflix for global distribution as well as two additional seasons. The at times paranoid and always technology-obsessed series, created by Charlie Brooker, has become an iconic exploration of how the devices which surround us have changed our world.

“Black Mirror” Season 4 is coming soon to Netflix. Check out the teaser below.

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