The news was revealed by Grant, who told Vulture that he would be playing a historian in the new project from the Black Mirror creator.
Filming is beginning this week.
“Charlie Brooker has written a mockumentary about 2020,” Grant explained.
“It’s for Netflix, and I am a historian who’s being interviewed about the year. I’m pretty repellent, actually! And you’ll like my wig.”
While Brooker is best known to international audiences for dystopian sci-fi series Black Mirror, which airs on Netflix, he also produces Annual Wipe, a satirical look back at the year, for the BBC.
Earlier this year, the writer created a one-off special about the pandemic, titled the Antiviral Wipe
Grant’s HBO series The Undoing came to an end this week with an ending that fans have found polarising.
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