Reporting from the Television Critics Association Press Tour, our friends at Indiewire got the scoop on the premiere date for Jordan Peele’s reboot of the classic horror/sci-fi series, The Twilight Zone, created and hosted by Rod Serling starting in 1959. CBS All Access Executive Vice President of Original Content Julie McNamara announced the new series will hit the SVOD service on April 1st.
Hopefully, we aren’t being set-up for a massive April Fool’s Day joke!
We’ll get two episodes that Monday with new episodes following weekly on Thursdays. We don’t have any plot synopses yet, nor any footage to share, but we’ll keep you apprised of all new Twilight Zone-related news as details emerge. Stay tuned!
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Actors confirmed and/or rumored to be participating in the new Twilight Zone include: John Cho, Allison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, DeWanda Wise, Jessica Williams, Rhea Seehorn, Kumail Nanjiani, Steven Yeun, Luke Kirby, Greg Kinnear, Sanaa Lathan, Ike Barinholtz, and Taissa Farmiga.