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Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone reboot greenlit by CBS All Access

06 December 2017

Dark Net's Win Rosenfeld and Changeling's Audrey Chon are also set to serve as executive producers.

Remember that epic-sounding Twilight Zone reboot from Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg?

"The original The Twilight Zone bridged science-fiction, horror and fantasy together to explore human nature and provide social commentary in a way that audiences had never seen before", added Julie McNamara, Executive Vice President, Original Content, CBS All Access. The three will also collaborate on the show's premiere episode.

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"'The Twilight Zone' was a touchstone in my life", said Kinberg. "The opportunity to continue its lineage is a dream come true".

The writer-director of "Get Out" will executive produce a revival of the classic series "The Twilight Zone" for CBS All Access, CBS's subscription video-on-demand service, it was announced Wednesday. The Hollywood Reporter noted the network's CEO, Leslie Moonves, announced on November 2 during an earnings call that CBS was preparing to take on the anthology series as part of its digital catalogue of programming for All Access.

The original "The Twilight Zone", created by Rod Serling, took viewers to another dimension, "a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind". UPN had its own version of the show, with Forest Whitaker introducing each story, in 2002-03.

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"The Twilight Zone" marks the latest original series to land at CBS All Access, following another genre revival, "Star Trek: Discovery", and "The Good Fight", a spinoff of the legal drama "The Good Wife". He said it's a good time to revisit the off-kilter world of The Twilight Zone.

Peele, whose credits include Netflix's Big Mouth, Comedy Central's Key & Peele and TBS' The Last OG, as well as the feature Keanu, is repped by CAA, Principato-Young and Morris Yorn.

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Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone reboot greenlit by CBS All Access