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jmjustin6

The Twilight Zone 2019

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So last night during the superbowl they played a commercial for a new Twilight Zone series hosted by Jordan Peele. Not much has been said in the commercial or on the internet.

What are yalls thoughts? The Original series might be my favorite show ever and I hope they dont mess this one up. I remember in 2002 they brought it back and some episodes I liked but over all I wasnt too impressed. 

Now dont get me wrong i really like Jordan Peele. Hes hilarious in a ton of different shows and movies, but when it comes to The Twilight Zone I'm not sure why they would pick a comedian to host a si-fi "horror" show. 

Anyway I'd love to hear yalls thoughts on this one cause I'm sure we have some TZ fans in here

 

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I'm hopeful but skeptical. Of course it will come down to the stories. The original series had some amazing writers for the time. I don't know much about Jordan, but he doesn't seem to have the gravitas to be the host, but then again, it's hard to find someone worthy of Rod Serlings shoes. I think someone like Liam Neeson or James Earl Jones could pull it off. I also hope they don't go too dark or TV-MA with it. I really enjoyed TZ as a kid and even though there were some creepy moments, it was something the whole family could watch together. 

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Last time I remember Twilight Zone being on TV it was on UPN in 2002-2003. It came on after Star Trek Enterprise and was hosted by Forest Whitaker. A few years later Forest Whitaker won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture. Maybe Peele will do the same.

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