The Twilight Zone Adds Chris O’Dowd and Amy Landecker for Upcoming Episode

The pair of stars will be joining the CBS All Access series for an episode titled 'The Blue Scorpion.'

By Chris Morse

With production on The Twilight Zone still underway, another pair of stars has been added for an upcoming episode as the CBS All Access revival series gears up for its April 1st premiere. The episode, titled “The Blue Scorpion,” will star Chris O’Dowd (Get Shorty, Bridesmaids) and Amy Landecker (Transparent, Doctor Strange).

This news comes courtesy of Deadline. Further details on the story or other additional casting are not yet known at this time, but we suspect we will learn more in the coming days and weeks when this series finally makes its debut in less than two weeks.

The series most recently added Seth Rogen (This is the End, Pineapple Express), Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time), Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, The Nun), James Frain (Star Trek: Discovery, Gotham, True Detective), Zabryna Guevara (The Rebound, Gotham), Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), Luke Kirby (The Deuce), Ike Barinholtz (Suicide Squad), Percy Hynes-White (The Gifted), Zazie Beetz (Atlanta, Deadpool 2), and Betty Gabriel (Get Out, The Purge: Election Year).

Other stars who have been confirmed so far are Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, Burning), Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine, As Good as It Gets), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Silicon Valley), Sanaa Lathan (Something New, AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Nip/Tuck), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation, Big Little Lies, Krampus), John Cho (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Star Trek films), Allison Tolman (Krampus, The Gift), Jacob Tremblay (Before I Wake, The Book of Henry), Jessica Williams (The Incredible Jessica James, Hot Tub Time Machine 2), and DeWanda Wise (She's Gotta Have It, Shots Fired).

Jordan Peele is executive producing this reboot for the CBS All Access streaming platform and will also serve as the show's host, filling the shoes of the legendary Rod Serling, who created the original series back in 1959, a role he is not taking lightly.

The Twilight Zone is set to premiere on April 1st, 2019 with its first two episodes. Following that, a new episode will debut every Thursday starting on April 11th. Stay tuned to Dead Entertainment for all of the latest news and updates on this series.

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo

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