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The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

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  • Premiered: 
    April 1, 2019
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  • Network: CBS All Access
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Anthology
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    4th TWILIGHT ZONE series, following The Twilight Zone 
  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
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Plot Synopsis

Executive producer and host/narrator Jordan Peele, along with EP Simon Kinberg, present their modern re-imagining of the classic series THE TWILIGHT ZONE. This updated version brings the original show's legacy of socially conscious storytelling to modern day audiences, exploring the human condition and holding a lens up to the culture of our times.CBS All Access premiered THE TWILIGHT ZONE on Monday, April 1, 2019, releasing two new episodes:

"The Comedian": Comedian Samir Wassan (Kumail Nanjiani) wants to be famous...but at what cost?. Also starring Tracy Morgan as JC Wheeler, Diarra Kilpatrick as Didi Scott, and Amara Karan as Rena.

"Nightmare at 30,000 Feet": Journalist Justin Sanderson (Adam Scott) finds the fate of Flight 1015 in his hands. Also starring Chris Diamantopoulos as Joe Beaumont, China Chavers as Alysha Quinn, and Katie Findlay as Asa Maynor.

Subsequent episodes debut weekly on Thursdays, beginning April 11, and feature these guest stars (in alphabetical order by last name): Ike Barinholtz as Mike in "Not All Men", Zazie Beetz in "Blurryman", John Cho as Raff Hanks in "The Wunderkind", Lucinda Dryzek as Katherine Langford in "Six Degrees of Freedom", Taissa Farmiga as Annie in "Not All Men", Glenn Fleshler as Officer Christopher Lasky in "Replay", James Frain as Allendale in "Allendale", Ginnifer Goodwin as Eve Martin in "Allendale", Zabryna Guevara as Anna Fuentes in "Point of Origin", Steve Harris as Neil Harrison in "Replay", Percy Hynes-White as Cole in "Not All Men", Damson Idris as Dorian Harrison in "Replay", Greg Kinnear as Captain Lane Pendleton in "A Traveler", Luke Kirby as Dylan in "Not All Men", Amy Landecker as Anne Storck in "The Blue Scorpion", John Larroquette as President James Stevens in "The Wunderkind", Sanaa Lathan as Nina Harrison in "Replay", Chris O'Dowd as Professor Jeff Storck in "The Blue Scorpion", Seth Rogen in "Blurryman", Rhea Seehorn as Martha in "Not All Men", China Shavers as Alysha Quinn in "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet", Allison Tolman as Maura McGill in "The Wunderkind", Erica Tremblay as Lily Foley in "The Wunderkind", Jacob Tremblay as Oliver Foley in "The Wunderkind", Jefferson White as Jerry in "Six Degrees of Freedom", Jonathan Whitesell as Casey Donlin in "Six Degrees of Freedom", Jessica Williams as Rei Tanaka in "Six Degrees of Freedom", DeWanda Wise as Alexa Brandt in "Six Degrees of Freedom", Steven Yeun as The Traveler in "The Traveler", and more.
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CBS All Access released the entire 10-episode second season of THE TWILIGHT ZONE on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT. Episodes include:

"Meet in the Middle": Lonely bachelor Phil (Jimmi Simpson) finds meaningful human connection when he discovers a telepathic link to a stranger named Annie (Gillian Jacobs). Their connection quickly sparks a romance, but not everything is as it seems in this seemingly idyllic fantasy.

"Downtime": After a recent promotion to hotel manager, Michelle (Morena Baccarin) feels like she's on top of the world, but any cause for celebration is short lived when the nature of her reality is called into question. Colman Domingo and Tony Hale also guest star.

"The Who of You": Struggling actor Harry (Ethan Embry) risks everything to catch his big break, but an impulsive scheme takes a few turns no one saw coming. Daniel Sunjata and Billy Porter also guest star.

"Ovation": The music career of struggling singer Jasmine (Jurnee Smollett) takes off overnight after she witnesses a tragic incident. Jasmine begins receiving rapturous applause everywhere she goes, but she soon realizes the relentless recognition comes at a steep cost. Tawny Newsome, Sky Ferreira, Paul F. Tompkins, and Thomas Lennon also guest star.

"Among the Untrodden": Transfer student Irene's (Sophia Macy) unusual interests make her an easy target at her new all-girls boarding school until she discovers that popular classmate Madison (Abbie Hern) possesses a unique talent.

"8": At the outer reaches of the world, a team of scientists discover a new highly intelligent species, but its existence may endanger more than their research. Joel McHale, Nadia Hilker, Michelle Ang, Tim Armstrong, and Brandon Jay McLaren guest star.

"A Human Face": A grieving couple's (Chris Meloni and Jenna Elfman) move is interrupted by an otherworldly encounter, leading them to second guess what's worth leaving behind. Tavi Gevinson also guest stars.

"A Small Town": A quiet church handyman (Damon Wayans Jr.) uncovers a magical scale model imbuing him with the power to help his struggling small town. But with the sleazy Mayor Conway (David Krumholtz) taking all the credit, will Jason's good intentions be corrupted? Natalie Martinez and Paula Newsome also guest star.

"Try, Try": When the quick-witted Claudia (Kylie Bunbury) has a chance run-in with Mark (Topher Grace) at a museum, he dazzles her with his seemingly miraculous abilities. But after the true source of his charisma is revealed, the encounter takes a dark turn.

"You Might Also Like": Stay-at-home housewife Mrs. Warren (Gretchen Mol) looks forward to acquiring the widely marketed 'Egg,' an enigmatic device that promises to make everything better for everyone forever. But further investigation soon reveals the unsavory truth about this mysterious product. Greta Lee also guest stars.

Cast

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS Television Studios
  • In association with Monkeypaw Productions
  • In association with Genre Films