Yesterday, we laid out all the available details on Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, the forthcoming standalone installment in Charlie Brooker's long-running sci-fi series.
Less than a month after accidentally tweeting then deleting an announcement for "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch", Netflix has dropped the trailer for the standalone "Black Mirror" movie. In fact, you can't stream it through most TVs or Chromecasts; you're glued to your phone, tablet, or computer screen.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch trailer is going to make you rethink your New Year’s Eve plans
Netflix has unveiled Bandersnatch to the world, the new Black Mirror movie that is also an interactive "choose your own" adventure. When my character got to one of the endings, you'll find yourself waking up, and starting all over again. The default path runs for approximately 90 minutes in length, but per a THR deep-dive into the making of Bandersnatch, it could take up to two and a half hours to fully "play" the film up to its endpoint. He may even try to resist your commands, or obey them in a zombie-like fashion, with little say in the matter. Will Poulter (The Revenant) and Asim Chaudhry (People Just Do Nothing).
The canine-like beast is described as ferocious and ominous - could we expect the same out of the Black Mirror-version? Netflix has expressed interest in doing so with an adult property in the past, and Black Mirror seemed like the best candidate. It shows you things that a regular Black Mirror episode could not. We love a good bowl of Frosties, in case you were wondering.
Reps from Netflix also hinted to the paper that it has a few more interactive shows in the works.
It was a first for Brooker, though it isn't altogether surprising when you consider Bandersnatch has over a trillion unique permutations, though some of those include fairly superficial choices like deciding what cereal to scoff for breakfast.