Get Out director Jordan Peele to helm Twilight Zone reboot

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

The three will work together on the premiere episode, and it had been previously reported that Marco Ramirez would serve as showrunner.

Finally! CBS All Access has officially ordered "The Twilight Zone" reboot to a series.

The show will be produced by CBS Television Studios, with Simon Kinberg, Marco Ramirez, Win Rosenfeld and Audrey Chon also executive producing.

Peele seems like the ideal choice, who's social thriller Get Out already feels like a Twilight Zone episode.Win Rosenfeld and Audrey Chon will executive produce, while Peele, Kinberg, and Ramirez will "collaborate on the premiere episode".

His directorial debut "Get Out" has been touted for award season and is among one of the most in-demand creators of the moment. CBS Television Network has announced that a reboot of The Twilight Zone will be joining Star Trek: Discovery in the streaming service's original programming slate. Indeed, Peele seems like the flawless match for The Twilight Zone. The new TV show will be based on Binghamton native Rod Serling's classic series that mixed horror, drama and science fiction. "The opportunity to continue its lineage is a dream come true, and I'm so thrilled to be doing it with Jordan, Marco and the team at CBS All Access".

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. Sadly, CBS has yet to announce a release window for the most recent reboot.

"The Twilight Zone" has already been revived twice, once from 1985 to 1989 on CBS and once for one season in 2002 and 2003 on UPN. The Twilight Zone returned in 1983 as an anthology film directed by Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Joe Dante, and George Miller.

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