Black Mirror US version on the way? 'There is a plan'

Utopia is already bound for the US

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It looks like the US might be getting its own version of Black Mirror, after Charlie Brooker's series performed well with international audiences on Netflix.

The co-CEOs of Endemol Shine North America, Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin, are apparently behind the project, with Corwin confirming at an event earlier this week that "there is a plan" to take the techno-paranoia drama across the Atlantic.

There has been a lot of buzz about the show in the US since it went up on Netflix, and Corwin said that Brooker and producer Annabel Jones "have really touched on something and I agree – we need more."

The move would make sense, given that fellow futuristic Channel 4 drama Utopia is getting a US adaptation, a series it outstripped in the ratings.

David Fincher will direct Utopia, which was cancelled in the UK, with Gone Girl collaborator and author Gillian Flynn penning the script.

Black Mirror's last outing was a Christmas special, which starred Jon Hamm and wove three separate stories together.