Comedian, actor, filmmaker and show runner Jordan Peele is reviving the beloved science fiction series The Twilight Zone.
The Get Out writer and director serves as executive producer, host and narrator for the show.
The reboot started filming in Vancouver in October and wraps up its first season by March 20. It will air on CBC All Access sometime in 2019.
It’s already landed some big names for guest roles for some episodes:
Korean-American actor and The Walking Dead star can be seen in the episode titled The Traveler.
Parks and Recreation Star Adam Scott can be seen in the episode titled Nightmare, at 30,000 Feet – the remake of the original episode Nightmare, at 20,000 Feet.
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Pakistani-American comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani can be seen in the episode titled The Traveler.
Langley boy turned Hollywood actor Jacob Tremblay is credited with a role in at least 5 episodes.
Korean-American actor John Cho is no stranger to Vancouver having filmed the second season of FOX’s The Exorcist here recently.
Texas’ Allison Tolman is known for her role of Molly Solverson in FX’s Fargo.
New York’s Sanaa Lathan is known for her voice work on Family Guy and role of Jenelle on The Affair. She can be seen in the episode titled Rewind.
House of Cards star Greg Kinnear is set to star in the episode titled The Traveler.
Some local actors have also been cast including:
Australian-born and Vancouver-based actress Jaymee Mak played the role of MacKenzie on three episodes of Supergirl which also films locally.
Vancouver actress and fitness pro Shanae Tomasevich will play Raketa in the episode Nightmare, at 30,000 Feet. She’s appeared in other locally filmed shows like Arrow and Zoo.
Surrey’s Tarun Keram has appeared in other local productions like Unspeakable, Charmed, The Magicians and Travelers.
Other local actors include Graeme Duffy, Arkie Kandola, Alex Bogomolov, Michael Patrick Denis, Lane Edwards, Hannah Henney and Nicoholas Lea.
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