Subsequent week, the CBS All Access streaming service will morph into Paramount+. As a part of attempting to draw new subscribers, Paramount+ has introduced plans for quite a few reboots and revivals however one is being left behind. The most recent incarnation of The Twilight Zone has been cancelled. There received’t be a 3rd season of the revival hosted by Jordan Peele.
Created and hosted by Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone sequence premiered in 1959 on CBS and ran for 5 seasons. The anthology present takes viewers “to a different dimension, a dimension not solely of sight and sound, however of thoughts.” The sequence turned a worldwide phenomenon and continues to be an inspiration for pushing the boundaries of storytelling. Twilight Zone has been revived thrice over time with restricted success.
Developed by Simon Kinberg, Marco Ramirez, and Peele, the CBS All Entry model debuted in April 2019, and episodes of the first season have been launched weekly. The Twilight Zone was renewed for a second season and people episodes have been launched in a single batch, in June 2020.
Like the unique sequence, this incarnation attracted a wide selection of actors. Over the 20 episodes, the present’s performers have included Morena Baccarin, Ike Barinholtz, Zazie Beetz, Kylie Bunbury, John Cho, Lucinda Dryzek, Jenna Elfman, Ethan Embry, Taissa Farmiga, Sky Ferreira, James Frain, Betty Gabriel, Tavi Gevinson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Zabryna Guevara, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, Percy Hynes-White, Gillian Jacobs, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, David Krumholtz, Sanaa Lathan, Thomas Lennon, Sophia Macy, Natalie Martinez, Joel McHale, Chris Meloni, Gretchen Mol, Kumail Nanjiani, Paula Newsome, Chris O’Dowd, Billy Porter, Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Jimmi Simpson, Jurnee Smollett, Daniel Sunjata, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Damon Wayans Jr., Jefferson White, Jonathan Whitesell, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Sensible, and Steven Yeun.
In a press release, Julie McNamara, government VP and head of programming for Paramount+, stated, “Jordan Peele, Simon Kinberg, and all the manufacturing staff actually reimagined The Twilight Zone for the trendy age. They upheld the basic sequence’ legacy of socially aware storytelling and pushed at present’s viewers to discover all new dimensions of thought-provoking and topical themes that we hope will resonate with audiences for years to return.”
Whereas there received’t be a 3rd season, the present episodes of this newest incarnation will proceed to be obtainable, like episodes of the unique, on
CBS All Entry Paramount+.
What do you think? Have you ever watched the most recent model of The Twilight Zone TV sequence? Are you sorry to listen to that it’s been cancelled?