Jordan Peele is reviving Rod Serling’s iconic series The Twilight Zone, in more ways than one.
Rod Serling became a cultural icon, both in front of and behind the television screen, as the creator and presenter of The Twilight Zone. Now, Jordan Peele is reviving the series for a new generation but appears reluctant to take on Serling’s onscreen narrator role. We’re here to say: Do it!
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Frequent readers of io9 may recall that periodically throughout 2017, we’d share new episodes of web series Ghost Radio, created by Argentinian filmmaker Cristian Ponce. Now, the animated show—about a late-night radio host reporting strange events from the haunted town of Kirlian—is back.
The original Planet of the Apes is an all-time classic, but the beloved movie wasn’t the first crack at bringing Pierre Boulle’s work to the big screen. Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling wrote an early draft for the screenplay, featuring tons of moments that never made it into the final film. And now, his story is…
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You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Sunken Place.
Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone is one of the most genre-defining bodies of work in 20th century science fiction. Now, nearly 60 years after its original debut on CBS, the series is being reimagined as a stage play premiering in London later this year.
It’s that time of year again. Time to hunker down and watch the Twilight Zone marathon on the SyFy Channel. Or, if you’re impatient, time to get ahead of the curve and binge-watch the entire series on Netflix or Amazon Prime.
Donald Trump is president of the United States. Britain has left the European Union. Captain America is the new fascist supreme leader of Hydra. Unfortunately, this isn’t the Twilight Zone, a place where I’d much rather be right now.
The Herald in Scotland pretty much said what we were all thinking this weekend, announcing the inauguration of Donald Trump like a four-year episode of The Twilight Zone.
Some TV shows go on hiatus at Christmas. Others embrace the hell out of the season. Sitcoms are well-tailored for shenanigans involving gift exchanges gone awry; it gets a little trickier when it comes to scifi and fantasy shows. Still, some shows nail it. Here are our holiday-themed favorites.
You only have a few more months to enter... The Twilight Zone. Disney has announced that it will officially close the doors to the ride Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror on January 2, 2017, making way for Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout.
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It’s that time of year again. Syfy’s Independence Day Twilight Zone marathon is upon us. But if you got spoiled by Syfy’s epic marathon of all 156 episodes over New Year’s, I’ve got some bad news for you: They’re only airing 57 episodes this weekend. We’ve still got the entire schedule below.
Thanks to PBS Digital Studios and its series Blank on Blank, we have this beautiful animation of an interview with The Twilight Zone’s Rod Serling. His ideas about science fiction, children, and imagination all get expressed in a wonderful way.
They’ve escaped the Kyln, defended Xander and controlled an Infinity Stone. Next up for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, they may be taking over one of Disney’s most recognizable theme park rides, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
CBS has announced plans to revive the iconic anthology series The Twilight Zone, but it won’t be an ordinary TV show. Instead it’s a melding of TV and video games, helmed by gaming industry legend Ken Levine (the driving force behind Bioshock).
Ten classic episodes of The Twilight Zone will be broadcast in the UK for the first time—but, much like the show’s trademark, there’s a twist. The episodes will be reinvented as radio plays taken from Rod Serling’s original TV scripts, thanks to BBC Radio 4 Extra.