A non-Trek project at CBS All Access that many of us have our eyes on is the upcoming new take on The Twilight Zone, being executive produced by Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg, and Marco Ramirez. The series began production in October in Vancouver and ever since, CBS has periodically released new information about the titles and the stars of the episodes.
Start of Production Announcement Video
Principal photography began Monday, Oct. 1 in Vancouver, British Columbia, 59 years after the premiere of the original series. The Twilight Zone will premiere on CBS All Access in 2019. As previously announced, Jordan Peele will host and narrate the new iteration, a role made famous by creator Rod Serling.
Episode Titles and Stars Announced So Far
In August it was revealed that there would be 10 episodes in the first season of the new Twilight Zone. Thus far, CBS has released the titles of three of them, and disclosed the writer and star of a fourth. Here’s what we know so far:
Cast: Sanaa Lathan (Nip/Tuck, Shots Fired).
Title: “Nightmare at 30,000 Feet” — an update to the classic episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.”
Cast: Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), in the role played by William Shatner in the original
Title: “The Wunderkind”
Cast: John Cho (Sulu, Kelvin universe Star Trek movies), Allison Tolman (Fargo), Jacob Tremblay (Wonder, The Predator)
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Silicon Valley)
Writer: Alex Rubens (Key and Peele, Rick and Morty).
A few more… (added Dec. 13)
Title: The Traveler
Cast: Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead)
Collider reports that Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead) will star in the fourth episode of the season titled “The Traveler,” which follows two cops and a mysterious traveler.
They also have word that there is another new episode about to go into production called “Last Shuttle” which concerns a group of astronauts dealing with a crisis.
The Twilight Zone will premiere in 2019 on CBS All Access