Netflix might have leaked the release date of 'Black Mirror' season 5 and the internet is freaking out

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  • Black Mirror,” the popular dystopian Sci-Fi series on Netflix, may be coming back for Season 5.
  • One Twitter user claims to have caught confirmation of the first episode of the series – titled “Bandersnatch” – set to air on December 28.
  • Previous reports indicate that Netflix has also been developing “choose-your-own-adventure”-like specials, fuelling speculation that “Bandersnatch” may feature some interactive elements.
  • INSIDER has reached out to Netflix for comment.

Black Mirror,” the popular dystopian Sci-Fi series on Netflix, may be coming back for Season 5.

The show has reached cult-status since being picked up in 2016, and there have been rumours floating about the show’s comeback this December.

But one Twitter user claims to have caught confirmation of the first episode of the series – titled “Bandersnatch” – set to air on December 28.

https://twitter.com/langdonsslut/status/1068262868330651649?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

The original tweet, which reportedly came from a verified Netflix account, has since been deleted.

The internet went wild following rumours of the show’s comeback this December.

https://twitter.com/lastmaiden/status/1069291980151242753?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

Previous tweets reportedly from the Black Mirror set while they were filming in April mention the name of the supposed new episode.

Netflix has yet to confirm the news, though the date is similar to the release date of last year’s premiere, which fell on the final Friday of the year.

Bloomberg reported in October that the series was expected to return to Netflix in December.

It also reported that the streaming company is developing “choose-your-own-adventure“-like specials, which would allow viewers to choose the next storyline in a TV episode or movie.

According to the report, the first of these specials could be a season 5 episode of “Black Mirror,” fuelling speculation that “Bandersnatch” might provide excited viewers with some sort of interactive engagement.

INSIDER has reached out to Netflix for comment.

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