Production has officially begun on the first season of the new CBS All Access Original Series, “The Twilight Zone,“ a reboot of the classic series being executive produced and hosted by Get Out mastermind, Jordan Peele. Via THR today, we’ve learned that Alien vs. Predator star Sanaa Lathan has joined the cast, starring in an episode titled ‘Rewind.’
For now, no episode details have been made available.
The new series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Peele, Kinberg and Ramirez will exec produce for the series and collaborate on the premiere episode. Win Rosenfeld and Audrey Chon will also serve as executive producers.
“The Twilight Zone,” created and hosted by Rod Serling, ran as a series on CBS from 1959 to 1964. The show melded fantasy, science-fiction, and horror elements with Serling serving as the exec producer and writing or co-writing 92 of the show’s 156 episodes along with delivering monologues at the beginning and end of each episode.
“The Twilight Zone” will premiere on CBS All Access in 2019.