Steven Yeun is headed to the CBS All Access reboot of The Twilight Zone. The announcement was made Wednesday. According to Entertainment Weekly, Yeun will star in an episode titled, “The Traveler.” Details about the episode have not been released.
Yeun joins an amazing list of actors who will star in the sci-fi anthology series, that includes John Cho (Searching), Allison Tolman (Fargo), Jacob Tremblay (Room), Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley), Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Sanaa Lathan (Love and Basketball). Jordan Peele will serve as host/narrator and executive producer of the reboot.
It’s been a little over two years since Yeun left The Walking Dead. His character Glenn Rhee was brutally killed int the season 7 premiere. Yeun has been pretty busy this year with roles in Boot Riley’s Sorry to Bother You and the critically acclaimed Burning. Yeun was named Best Supporting Actor by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his role in Burning.
The first return season of The Twilight Zone will have ten episodes and is scheduled to premiere sometime in 2019. Check back with Geek Girl Authority for the latest on The Twilight Zone on CBS All Access.