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Ginnifer Goodwin Joins the ‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot

Ginnifer Goodwin is the latest addition to the 5th dimension

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CBS All Access is bringing Ginnifer Goodwin into “The Twilight Zone.” Goodwin will join the CBS All Access original series as the star of an upcoming episode titled “Point of Origin,” which will also feature James Frain and Zabryna Guevara.

Goodwin will be in good company, the previously announced cast for the series includes host and narrator Jordan Peele, as well as Ike Barinholtz, John Cho, Taissa Farmiga, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise, and Steven Yeun.

Ginnifer Goodwin is best known for her roles in HBO’s “Big Love” and ABC’s “Once Upon a Time.” Other credits include the animated film “Zootopia,” “Walk the Line,” “Killing Kennedy,” “Mona Lisa Smile,” “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton,” “Something Borrowed,” “He’s Just Not That Into You” and “A Single Man.” She also appeared on stage in the plays “The Corn Is Green” and “Dead End.”

As for the series itself, “The Twilight Zone” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films.

Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Glen Morgan, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.

The original “The Twilight Zone” premiered on October 2, 1959 on CBS. The show quickly became a worldwide phenomenon as it used socially conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times. The series ran for five years on CBS, from 1959 to 1964. If you are a fan of the original, or if you never got around to watching them all, every episode of the original series is available to stream now on CBS All Access.

The big premiere of the series will launch on Monday, April 1st. The series will debut with two episodes, and following the series premiere, new episodes of the anthology series will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays beginning April 11, exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.

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