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Charlie Brooker contemplating expanding the Black Mirror universe


Twisted-tech anthology collection Black Mirror began out as a TV present, and has since spun off right into a ebook (out subsequent yr), however don’t rule out additional model extensions, in accordance with creator Charlie Brooker.

In an interview with Whole Movie journal forward of the launch of the brand new collection on Netflix, Brooker first admits that he’s shifted his stance on an prolonged Black Mirror universe. “When individuals used to ask me, ‘Are these all set in the identical universe?’, I’d go, ‘No.’

“I’ve now modified my place, and explicitly a few of them are. And we’ve tied collectively a number of episodes in that story. However you don’t have to have seen any of these episodes.

“The fundamental rule is that you simply solely have to look at one episode, if you would like. However there are direct references to different issues and different worlds and different tales we’ve accomplished in that story.”

Speaking particularly in regards to the upcoming books, Brooker says he’s not dictating what the story concepts up, however is feeding again on his writers’ concepts. “It’s a distinct world. It’s its personal separate factor, in a approach, however it’s acquired to have shared Black Mirror DNA.”

And, when TF asks there are every other media Brooker would contemplate exploring Black Mirror in, he says, “Sure, video games and comics are two worlds that I’ve thought of. It’s actually getting the time that’s the problem, in the intervening time. As a result of these are each issues I can see us doing stuff in, however it must be proper. I can’t say an excessive amount of, however these are all issues that I’ve thought of. There are different mediums and issues that you simply ponder.”

There’s at present no information on a launch date for collection four of Black Mirror, however it’s anticipated to be on Netflix earlier than the tip of the yr. You’ll find extra on Black Mirror, together with an on-set report from Iceland, inside the newest situation of Whole Movie journal, which is on sale now.


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