'The Twilight Zone' Season 2 Adds Jurnee Smollett, Kylie Bunbury And Damon Wayans Jr.
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'The Twilight Zone' Season 2 Adds Jurnee Smollett, Kylie Bunbury And Damon Wayans Jr.

Jordan Peele’s rendition of The Twilight Zone just added a bevy of talented actors and actresses to its cast roster for season 2.

The actors set to star in season 2 include Underground and Birds of Prey star Jurnee Smollett. She will star in the episode “Ovation,” which is directed by Ana Lily Amirpour and written by Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini.

Meanwhile, Wayans Jr. will star in the episode “A Small Town,” which was written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due. Other notable actors set to appear include When They See Us star Kylie Bunbury, Brandon Jay McLaren, Tawny Newsome and Paula Newsome. In addition, Selah and the Spades filmmaker Tayarisha Poe and Sweetheart director JD Dillard have been tapped to direct episodes of the series.

A previous announcement revealed Colman Domingo and Billy Porter would also star in the season.

Here’s the list of announced episodes below:


Starring Joel McHale and Brandon Jay McLaren.

Written by Glen Morgan

Directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

“A Small Town”

Starring Damon Wayans Jr., David Krumholtz, Natalie Martinez and Paula Newsome.

Writer: Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due

Director: Alonso Alvarez-Barreda

“Try, Try”

Starring Topher Grace and Kylie Bunbury

Writer: Alex Rubens

Director: Jen McGowan


Starring Jurnee Smollett, Tawny Newsome, Sky Ferreira, Paul F. Tompkins and Thomas Lennon

Writers: Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour


Starring Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo and Tony Hale

Writer: Jordan Peele

Director: JD Dillard

“The Who of You”

Starring Ethan Embry, Daniel Sunjata, and Billy Porter (PoseLike a Boss)

Writer: Win Rosenfeld

Director: Peter Atencio

“A Human Face”

Starring Jenna Elfman, Chris Meloni, and Tavi Gevinson

Writer: Alex Rubens

Director: Christina Choe

“Among The Untrodden”

Starring Abbie Hern and Sophia Macy

Writer: Heather Anne Campbell

Director: Tayarisha Poe

“Meet in the Middle”

Starring Jimmi Simpson and Gillian Jacobs

Writer: Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini

Director: Mathias Herndl

“You Might Also Like”

Starring Gretchen Mol and Greta Lee (Ru

Writer and Director: Osgood Perkins



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