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‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot From Jordan Peele in the Works at CBS All Access

Jordan Peele is working with the CBS All Access streaming service to develop a new take on the Sci-Fi classic ‘The Twilight Zone’: 

The Twilight Zone is entering a new dimension.

CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves on Thursday announced during the company’s earnings call that CBS All Access is readying a new take on the iconic sci-fi anthology. It’s unclear at the moment if it’s a straight-to-series order or just development.

The Rod Serling-created series ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959-1964. Producers CBS Television Studios retained the rights to the cult classic and will executive produce the new take. Sources say the show hails from Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw banner, with Marco Ramirez (Netflix Marvel dramas The Defenders and Daredevil, Sons of Anarchy) is set to pen the script and serve as showrunner. CBS All Access declined comment on Peele and Ramirez’s involvement as official details have not yet been revealed beyond Moonves’ initial announcement.”

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(Source: Hollywoodreporter.com)

Originally published: 11/2/2017

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