Black Mirror film 'Bandersnatch' cast confirmed in new photo

The instalment is expected to drop on Netflix later this week

Jacob Stolworthy
Tuesday 25 December 2018 10:36 GMT
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The first photo from forthcoming Black Mirror film Bandersnatch has been released confirming which actors will star.

Dunkirk star Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter and Asim Chaudhry, best known as Chabuddy G on BBC comedy People Just Do Nothing, appear in the photo that appeared on the anthology series's Reddit page.

The feature-length instalment is expected to drop on Netflix later this week as the previously reported choose-your-own adventure that allows viewers to interactively dictate events.

Backing this up is IndieWire, which reports that more than five hours worth of footage has been filmed for the outing. Intriguingly, the film's Netflix page lists its running time as 90 minutes.

Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter and Asim Chaudhry in 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'
Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter and Asim Chaudhry in 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' (Netflix)

Last week, Reddit fans unearthed some revelations which, if true, means fans of Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones’s anthology series have a lot to look forward to on 28 December.

According to these findings, David Slade is down to direct. His credits include episodes of Breaking Bad and Amazon Prime’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman novel American Gods.

A leaked synopsis for the film reads: “A young programmer makes a fantasy novel into a game. Soon, reality and virtual world are mixed and start to create confusion."

One Twitter user shed some light on the film’s title, stating that Bandersnatch was a video game, which was developed in 1984 and never saw the light of day.

This year coincides with photos taken earlier this year of the show’s production in Croydon. Keen-eyed individuals sussed out that, going by the props being used in a retrofitted WHSmith, the episode would be set in 1984.

Fans have also recalled that Bandersnatch was a video game featured in series three episode, “Playtest”.

The show’s fourth series dropped in December 2017 and featured episodes including “USS Callister”, “Hang the DJ” and “Black Museum”.

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