With the April 1 premiere date of Jordan Peele‘s highly anticipated reboot of The Twilight Zone just around the corner, CBS All Access has finally released the first full trailer for the upcoming series, which features one hell of an ensemble cast.
Thes show is hosted, narrated, and produced by Peele, and boasts an episodic cast list that includes the likes of Ike Barinholtz, John Cho, Lucinda Dryzek, Taissa Farmiga, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jefferson White, Jonathan Whitesell, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise, and Steven Yeun, among many others.
CBS Television Studios is producing the series in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg‘s Genre Films. Peele and Kinberg are also serving as executive producers along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Glen Morgan, Carol Serling, Rick Berg, and Greg Yaitanes.
The original Twilight Zone series was created by Rod Serling and ran for five seasons until 1964, ending with a total of 156 episodes that starred actors like Dennis Hopper, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Redford, and William Shatner. The show was known for using socially conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times.
“Rod Serling was an uncompromising visionary who not only shed light on social issues of his time but prophesied issues of ours,” Peele said in a statement last year. “I’m honored to carry on his legacy to a new generation of audiences as the gatekeeper of The Twilight Zone.”
The series will be available exclusively to CBS All Access subscribers.
You can check out the new trailer for The Twilight Zone below.
The first full-length trailer for ‘Toy Story 4’ reveals the adventures of Woody and Forky
If you had told me a couple years ago that a fourth Toy Story movie following the adventures of a Woody stuck in an existential crisis and a depressed, suicidal spork was coming out, I probably would’ve laughed in your face. Wait, no. I definitely would’ve laughed in your face!
However, as evidenced by the first full-length trailer for Toy Story 4, that’s exactly the case here, and I can’t believe just how fucking weird and emotional this thing looks. Like, Toy Story 3 was already weird and emotional enough with the whole “toys making peace with death” trope. I don’t know if I’ll be able to handle whatever the hell Pixar has in store with this sequel.
Toy Story 4 seems to pick up shortly after the events of the previous film follows the gang (including Forky, voiced by Tony Hale) as they embark on a road trip adventure with Bonnie and her family. However, things take a turn for the worst when Woody and Forky end up on an unexpected detour, leading them down a shocking path of surprises.
Look, I’m not gonna lie and say I’m not excited for Toy Story 4, because I am, but I also can’t help but continue to question the necessity for this sequel, especially when it seems to be recycling the same narrative arcs from both the second and third films. Plus, we can all pretty much agree that Toy Story 3 felt like the perfect ending to this trilogy, right?
I guess we’ll find out if Toy Story 4 can do the rest of the trilogy justice when it opens in theaters on June 21.
Thor and the gang meet Captain Marvel in what is probably the final ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer
Well, here’s something we weren’t exactly expecting this morning: Marvel Studios just dropped a new trailer for Avengers: Endgame (a title I’m still not particularly fond of, but whatever) and it reveals the latest addition to the Avengers’ superhero entourage: Captain Marvel.
Indeed, our latest look at the upcoming next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe begins with the Avengers trying to navigate the devastating course of events set in motion by Thanos that fractured their ranks and wiped out a pretty good chunk of the universe.
However, in an effort to not be pushed around by a guy with a giant thumb for a head, the remaining Avengers begin recruiting all the help they can get, mapping out their plans, and figuring out a way to bring back their fallen comrades so that they can take down Thanos once and for all.
That brief interaction we see between Thor and Captain Marvel at the end of the trailer, though, was a perfect way to top this thing off and could be proof that she might just be the universe’s one and only saving grace. Whether or not that’s true, we’ll just have to wait and see.
Avengers: Endgame will hit theaters on April 26.
A new trailer for ‘Long Shot’ highlights some of those rave reviews coming out of SXSW
Chances are, if you’ve been following along with everything that’s been coming out of the SXSW Film Festival over the course of the past week or two or three or however long that thing’s been going on for now, you’ve probably heard of Long Shot, the new rom-com starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen.
The film comes courtesy of The Night Before director Jonathan Levine and follows Fred Flarsky (Rogen), a journalist who finds himself reunited with his first crush Charlotte Field (Theron), who just so happens to now be one of the most influential women in the world.
Charlotte is eyeing a run for the Presidency and, realizing she needs a speechwriter, decides to hire Fred, making him a fish out of water on her very elite team of individuals. What happens next appears to make for what is undoubtedly going to be one hell of a good time at the movies.
The latest trailer for Long Shot highlights some of the rave reviews from critics who were lucky enough to see the film early at SXSW, with many of them praising the undeniably wonderful chemistry between Rogen and Theron and Dan Sterling and Liz Hannah’s sharp, funny script.
Long Shot, which also stars the likes of O’Shea Jackson Jr., Alexander Skarsgård, Andy Serkis, Ravi Patel, Randall Park, and June Diane Raphael, will hit theaters on May 3.
You can check out the newly released trailer below.