Jordan Peele will resurrect The Twilight Zone for CBS All Access


A couple of weeks back, CBS CEO Les Moonves announced in an earnings call that the network was planning to bring back "The Twilight Zone" to the broadcaster's All Access streaming app.

Jordan Peele's Twilight Zone is officially on its way.

"'The Twilight Zone' was a touchstone in my life". While the reboot was first teased by CBS Corp. The Twilight Zone joins a roster of CBS All Access scripted originals that includes dramas The Good Fight (a spinoff of The Good Wife), Kevin Williamson fairy tale anthology Tell Me a Story, Strange Angel, $1 and comedy No Activity.

Comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele - known for directing mystery thriller Get Out, which is heading into awards season - will produce the reboot.

This reboot won't just be some half-assed take though. With these fantastic tales, creator Rod Serling commented on Cold War society and the horrors of World War II. If that didn't excite you, it has now been announced that the reboot will hail from executive producers Peele, Kinberg, and Daredevil showrunner Marco Ramirez. Most importantly, he captured the creepy side of American culture. Serling wrote nearly two-thirds of the scripts himself.

The New York City native has other high-profile projects in the hopper, including the upcoming Spike Lee movie Black Klansman, and a TBS series titled The Last O.G.

The Twilight Zone also featured performances from several film stars - from Buster Keaton to Robert Redford, Mickey Rooney, Lee Van Cleef and William Shatner.

Let's hope this new revival fares much better. An episode count and premiere date have not yet been determined. We'll update this article as soon as we hear more.