With the debut just a few weeks away, CBS All Access has confirmed that Seth Rogen has joined “The Twilight Zone” reboot. Rogen will star in an upcoming episode written by Alex Rubens. The big Spring debut for the new sci-fi reboot is just around the corner. “The Twilight Zone” will debut with two episodes on April 1st, then the show will go to a regular scheudle. Following the series premiere, new episodes of the anthology series will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays beginning April 11th, exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
Fans of Seth Rogen can see him in the new romantic-comedy “Long Shot” with Charlize Theron. Rogen is starring in and producing that film, with Jonathan Levine directing. Lionsgate will release the comedy on May 3 this year. Rogen will also star in Disney’s “The Lion King” as the voice of Pumba alongside Beyoncé Knowles and Donald Glover. That live-action adaptation is set for release on July 19th. Rogen recently filmed Brandon Trost’s untitled film, which he is also producing, for Sony through his production company Point Grey Pictures (PGP).
Alongside longtime collaborator Evan Goldberg, they produce a diverse slate of film and television projects such as “Future Man,” “Black Monday” and “Preacher” as well as the new series “The Boys” for Amazon and “Good Boys” for Universal.
Previously announced cast for “The Twilight Zone” includes host and narrator Jordan Peele, as well as Ike Barinholtz, John Cho, Taissa Farmiga, Ginnifer Goodwin, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise and Steven Yeun.
“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.