Variety reported today that Jordan Peele (GET OUT) Will be hosting and narrating THE TWILIGHT ZONE re-launch for the fledgling streaming service CBS ALL ACCESS.
No word yet on when this new series will begin production but looking at the quality and success of Peele's TWILIGHT ZONE-esque GET OUT and the weirder skits that he did as part of KEY & PEELE it's clear to see that he's a good fit for the concept.
Here's the announcement teaser released today by CBS:
...And here are some of Peele's thoughts on the project:
[This] was an opportunity to attempt to continue with Serling’s mission, If we approach it without ego and sort of bow to Serling, that will hopefully suffice for our fellow ‘Twilight Zone’ fans but also bring back a show that I think is needed right now. Because it’s a show that has always helped us look at ourselves…
So, what do you guys think? Are you into it? Let us know… Or you can just tell us your favorite TWILIGHT ZONE episodes or for that matter your favorite KEY & PEELE skits. Obviously, though the best skit is this one: