After rumors of a resurgence for round a year now, CBS is lastly able to announce it is bringing again The Twilight Zone. The information on the reboot, which hit the net together with the phrase that comic and Get Out director Jordan Peele can be heading it up about a month ago, has now formally been introduced by CBS because it prepares the sequence for CBS All Entry. The world will once more get to witness one other dimension of sight and sound, however this time it’s going to be on streaming!
CBS is not saying a lot with regard to its reboot of The Twilight Zone, however we do know that the brand new model can be a contemporary re-imagining of the traditional sci-fi sequence. Some could argue that Black Mirror already beat this reboot to the punch in doing that, though The Twilight Zone typically offers with matters exterior of the realm of expertise, in contrast to Black Mirror. CBS notes that The Twilight Zone was recognized in its day for combining the worlds of sci-fi, horror, and fantasy to supply social commentary in a method by no means seen earlier than, so it seems followers can not less than count on some extra of that.
It is becoming then that Jordan Peele, whose Get Out provided a few of Hollywood’s most profitable mixture of horror and social commentary this yr, is behind the wheel of The Twilight Zone reboot. Get Out is likely to be a bit of extra intense than The Twilight Zone was again within the day, however CBS has confirmed they’re prepared to push its sometimes modest boundaries a bit on its streaming platform CBS All Entry. If the streaming service allowed a Star Trek sequence to say “fuck,” likelihood is it’s going to permit Jordan Peele the inventive freedom to modernize the sequence in a method that is participating and entertaining to a brand new viewers.
Peele just isn’t the one particular person telling the tales of The Twilight Zone reboot, as he’s joined in government producing duties by Simon Kinberg and Marco Ramirez. The three will work collectively on the premiere episode, and it had been beforehand reported that Marco Ramirez would function showrunner. The most recent announcement does not reveal a showrunner, nor has it been established whether or not the sequence would have a “Select Your Personal Journey” format that was teased nearly a yr in the past. Clearly, issues could have modified within the time because the “Select Your Personal Journey” concept was floated, and it feels as if if a “Select Your Personal Journey,” sequence was within the works, it will’ve been talked about within the press launch. Solely time will inform.
The Twilight Zone reboot is headed to CBS All Access however doesn’t have a launch date right now. For extra on different upcoming reveals that will likely be value testing within the close to future, you should definitely try our fall premiere rundown and midseason premiere schedule. For a have a look at some reveals which may have been renewed in The Twilight Zone however received cancelled in our world, go to our cancellation guide.