Jordan Peele To Remake One Of The 'Twilight Zone's' Most Memorable Episodes In New Reboot
Jordan Peele has enlisted actor Adam Scott to help him take on one of the series’ most beloved episodes.
On Friday came the news that Adam Scott has been casted in Jordan Peele‘s The Twilight Zone reboot for CBS. But Scott will specifically help Peele in remaking one of the series’ most notable episodes, “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.”
According to Deadline, the remake will be titled “Nightmare at 30,000 Feet” and serves as the second remake of the popular episode. Scott will be starring in the same role William Shatner did in the original, portraying a man who’s traveling by plane and begins to lose his mind as he sees a creature on the outside of the plane. To make matters worse, only the character can see the creature.
After Shatner, the episode was remade in The Twilight Zone movie in 1983.
Last month, the Get Out director shared the first trailer for the forthcoming remake.
For the trailer, we see a recreation of the original The Twilight Zone‘s opening credits (down to the door and eyeball.)
The voice you hear in the background is Peele’s. And the trailer confirms that The Twilight Zone will be hosted and narrated by Peele.
Peele, who serves as the show’s executive producer, said this about the show:
“Rod Serling was an uncompromising visionary who not only shed light on social issues of his time, but prophesied issues of ours. I’m honored to carry on his legacy to a new generation of audiences as the gatekeeper of The Twilight Zone.“
New Twilight Zone episodes will begin airing in 2019 on CBS All Access.