Upvotes that decide the course of your life, immersive video games that can end it, laptop hackers, heaven on earth, military manipulators, death by social feeds -- Netflix has revived Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror with six new episodes, and their futuristic realities will unnerve you. The official trailer for the techno-paranoia anthology's third season not only spotlights these stories, but also teases which sub-genres to expect.

"There's a real mix [this season]," Brooker told Thrillist over the phone this week. "Quite often I'll sit down and think, like, What's a Black Mirror detective story? What's a genre that we haven't tackled yet?" You'll see what he's talking about above. (You'll also see Bryce Dallas Howard, Alice Eve, Wyatt Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, and Michael Kelly.)

Don't worry: this run won't be entirely depressing. There's at least one semi-optimistic romance in the batch, which hits the streaming service October 21. Just be ready to spot Easter eggs, quit social media forever, and cover all your webcams.

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Sean Fitz-Gerald is a staff writer at Thrillist Entertainment and wants a typewriter, please. Find him on Twitter: @srkfitzgerald.



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