Ever since season 4 finished, Black Mirror fans have been eagerly awaiting the next instalment of the gritty, dystopian sci-fi series from Charlie Brooker to return to Netflix.
And, it seems, we’ve not got long to wait.
One Twitter user claims to have caught a post from an official Netflix account, which has since been deleted, which revealed Black Mirror Season 5 will air on Netflix on December 28th – and the first episode will be called Bandersnatch .
Of course, this may not be true, but based on previous seasons being released in December, it seems a good bet we’ll be ending the year by delving into another disturbing, thoroughly enjoyable universe.
Netflix have been keeping most of the details for the new series close to their chests, with only the odd photo from set making it out into the big, wide world.
Tweet appears to confirm release date
Twitter user claims tweet came from an official Netflix account
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When the show was filming in Croydon earlier this year, not only was the set full of 80s throwback shop fronts, a sign on a door in the area included the word ‘Bandersnatch’, so that adds more weight behind that being true.
The set was also kitted out in Christmas decorations, so it would make sense to release a Christmas-themed episode around the festive season – but then when has Black Mirror ever really stuck to conventions?
And with previous reports have suggested we may be getting have an interactive episode, where viewers get to make decisions on behalf of the main characters, we can’t wait to see what’s in store for us in the upcoming season.
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