Time to Visit THE TWILIGHT ZONE Again

According to Deadline Hollywood, CBS is trying once again to revive The Twilight Zone.  This time around, director Bryan Singer will be in charge of bringing the anthology series to life.

The original series by Rod Serling was a true classic, airing in the Golden Age of Television from 1959 to 1964. The episodes still hold up today. Usually there are marathon showings during holidays, still earning high ratings.  They don't make them like that anymore, but that hasn't stopped people from trying.


Twilight Zone: The Movie was made in 1983.  Sadly, it is infamously remembered for its deadly on-set accident while filming. It still had some cool moments even if it was mostly just a big screen remake of some of the original episodes.


In 1985, CBS relaunched the series and it was quite good, running for a few years, but the show was derailed by a writers strike and never recovered. 


They tried again in 2002 on the UPN network with Forest Whitaker as the host/narrator. It didn't last very long.

Now, they are trying again.  Will Bryan Singer be able to recapture the magic and storytelling prowess of the original science fiction and fantasy drama?  Or will it be another dud like his recent Munsters remake, Mockingbird Lane?  I'm hoping for the best.

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