Taissa Farmiga to star in an episode of The Twilight Zone

Last Updated on July 30, 2021

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Taissa Farmiga of THE NUN and THE FINAL GIRLS has signed on to take a role in an episode of the upcoming CBS All Access reboot of the classic anthology series The Twilight Zone, and her casting announcement also includes the names of several other actors who will be appearing in the episode with her.

Farmiga's co-stars will include Rhea Seehorn, Luke Kirby, Ike Barinholtz, and Percy Hynes-White. Details on their characters and the episode were not revealed.

GET OUT writer/director Jordan Peele serves as host and narrator of this version of The Twilight Zone. While we don't know anything about the episode Farmiga will be in, we do know details about a few of the other episodes.

Sanaa Lathan is in an episode titled Rewind, Adam Scott stars in Nightmare at 30,000 Feet, a remake of the classic Twilight Zone story Nightmare at 20,000 Feet; Jacob Tremblay, Erica Tremblay, John Cho, and Allison Tolman are in an episode called The Wunderkind, about a child President; Steven Yeun and Greg Kinnear star in an episode called The Traveler, which is about two cops and a mysterious traveler (Yeun being the traveler in question); and Kumail Nanjiani is in an unspecified episode, while DeWanda Wise, Jessica Williams, Lucinda Dryzek, Jefferson White, and Jonathan Whitesell make up the cast of another unspecified episode.

There's also an episode called Last Shuttle, in which 

a group of astronauts deal with a crisis.

The first season of the new The Twilight Zone will consist of 10 episodes.

The Twilight Zone is being produced by Peele's company Monkeypaw, Simon Kinberg's Genre Films, and CBS Television Studios. Peele and Kinberg are executive producing the show with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Rick Berg, Marco Ramirez, Greg Yaitanes, and Carol Serling.

Source: Deadline

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