EXCLUSIVE: Taissa Farmiga (The Mule), Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), Luke Kirby (The Deuce) and Ike Barinholtz (The Oath) are set to star in an upcoming episode of CBS All Access’ reboot, The Twilight Zone, that will also feature Percy Hynes-White. They join previously announced host and narrator Jordan Peele, as well as John Cho, Greg Kinnear, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise and Steven Yeun.
Character details are not being revealed.
The CBS All Access series will be a modern reimagining of the original, which premiered in 1959 and continued through 1964.
CBS announced in 2017 that it would revive The Twilight Zone for streaming service CBS All Access with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films.
The Twilight Zone is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg serve as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Glen Morgan, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.
Farmiga can currently be seen in Warner Brothers’ The Mule opposite Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper, and also starred in What They Had with Michael Shannon and Hilary Swank, The Long Dumb Road and The Nun, among others. Her TV credits include the first and third seasons of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story.
Seehorn currently stars as Kim Wexler in AMC’s Better Call Saul. Her other television credits include ABC’s I’m With Her, Fox’s Head Cases, NBC’s Whitney, Franklin & Bash on TNT, among others. She also was seen in feature The Shaggy Dog. She’s repped by Phoenix Artists and Untitled Entertainment.
Kirby is a series regular on HBO’s The Deuce and recurs as Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In film, he was last seen in M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass.
Barinholtz, whose film credits include Blockers, Snatched and Neighbors 1 and 2, was last seen in The Oath opposite Tiffany Haddish, which he also directed in his directorial debut. He wrote the action comedy Central Intelligence with writing partner David Stassen. His TV credits include The Mindy Project, for which he also served as a writer and producer. Barinholtz is repped by UTA, Artists First and Jared Levine.