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
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 (Pose, Like 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