Jordan Peele rebooting The Twilight Zone on CBS All Access

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Peele and Kinberg, along with Marco Ramirez (Marvel's "The Defenders"), will serve as executive producers on the show and will "collaborate on the premiere episode". Audrey Chon and Win Rosenfeld are also executive producing. The new series will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele's Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg's Genre Films.

In November, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves told the network's investors that the series, originally masterminded by Rod Serling from 1959 to 1964, was headed for a reboot on the streaming service.

Simon Kinberg said in a statement that 'The Twilight Zone was a touchstone in [his] life, ' and that 'the opportunity to continue its lineage is a dream come true'.

The Twilight Zone will be joining CBS All Access' lineup that includes the return of Star Trek with Star Trek: Discovery, the comedy series No Activity, and the spinoff of The Good Wife, The Good Fight.

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Are you excited to see what this gang can bring to a new Twilight Zone series?

It has already been remade twice, broadcast from 1985 to 1989 on CBS and again between 2002 and 2003 on the cable channel UPN.

There are few details on this "modern reimagining", but it's hard to think of a better producer than Peele, who's in the thick of awards season with his social thriller Get Out. CBS calls its landmark show "the godfather of sci-fi", and it plans to reimagine the series for a modern audience.

This is not the first Twilight Zone revival, with both shows and movies happening before. Needless to say, these are some pretty heavy hitters, and it can only mean great things for CBS and The Twilight Zone. Ramirez is repped by UTA.

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