According to Digital Spy, Robert Downey Jr has acquired the film rights to a “Black Mirror” episode. Presumably, he’ll be expanding the episode “The Entire History of You” for his production company, Team Downey, with further information to come on casting. Check out some details below.
Robert Downey Jr has bought the film rights to an episode of Charlie Brooker’s “Black Mirror.” The Iron Man star will adapt Jesse Armstrong’s script “The Entire History of You” for the big screen. Downey Jr is said to have beaten off competition from George Clooney to acquire the rights.
The original “Entire History of You” aired on Channel 4 in December 2011 and was set in a near-future world in which everyone has a memory chip implanted in their head. The chip allowed the user to re-watch moments from their past, leading to dark consequences.