Twilight Zone Season 2: Full Cast And Episode Titles Announced, Jordan Peele Wrote An Episode

CBS All Access is going all-in for Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone season 2.

Jordan Peele in The Twilight Zone
Photo: CBS All Access

A new star-studded cast is ready to cross over into Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone. CBS All Access announced the episode and casting details for The Twilight Zone season 2, which is set to return this summer, although all release dates are subject to change as Hollywood reels from COVID-19 shutdowns. 

Per THR, there are several big name stars that will appear in the second season of the anthology series, including Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo, Ethan Embry, Jenna Elfman, Tavi Gevinson, Tony Hale, Abbie Hern, Gillian Jacobs, Sophia Macy, Joel McHale, Chris Meloni, Billy Porter, Jimmi Simpson and Daniel Sunjata. 

Recent castings included Kylie Bunbury, Sky Ferreira, Topher Grace, David Krumholtz, Greta Lee, Thomas Lennon, Natalie Martinez, Brandon Jay McLaren, Gretchen Mol, Paula Newsome, Tawny Newsome, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Paul F. Tompkins and Damon Wayans Jr. 

The Twilight Zone season 2 was confirmed less than a month after the rebooted series premiered in April 2019 on CBS All Access. Peele stepped into Rod Serling‘s iconic shoes as the narrator in season 1.

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The streamer also released episode titles and credits for all 10 episodes of season 2. Jordan Peele wrote a new episode this season, titled “Downtime,” starring Morena Baccarin (Deadpool), Colman Domingo (Fear The Walking Dead) and Tony Hale (VEEP). Full list below!

Episode: “Downtime”

Starring Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo and Tony Hale

Written by Jordan Peele, directed by JD Dillard

Episode: “The Who of You”

Starring Daniel Sunjata (Graceland), Ethan Embry (Grace and Frankie) and Billy Porter (Pose)

Written by Win Rosenfeld, directed by Peter Atencio

Episode: “A Human Face”

Starring Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg), Chris Meloni (Law & Order: SVU) and Tavi Gevinson (Person to Person)

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Written by Alex Rubens, directed by Christina Choe

Episode: “8”

Starring Joel McHale (Community) and Brandon Jay McLaren (UnReal)

Written by Glen Morgan, directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

Episode: “Among the Untrodden”

Introducing Abbie Hern and Sophia Macy

Written by Heather Anne Campbell, directed by Tayarisha Poe

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Episode: “Meet in the Middle”

Starring Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) and Gillian Jacobs (Love)

Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini, directed by Mathias Herndl

Episode: “A Small Town”

Starring Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings), David Krumholtz (The Deuce), Natalie Martinez (Kingdom) and Paula Newsome (Barry)

Written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due, directed by Alonso Alvarez-Barreda

Episode: “Try, Try”

Starring Topher Grace (BlacKkKlansman) and Kylie Bunbury (When They See Us)

Written by Alex Rubens, directed by Jennifer McGowan

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Episode: “You Might Also Like”

Starring Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk Empire) and Greta Lee (Russian Doll)

Written and directed by Osgood Perkins

Episode: “Ovation”

Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Birds of Prey), Tawny Newsome (Space Force), Sky Ferreira (Baby Driver), Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman) and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911)

Correction: A previous version of the story stated that Jordan Peele wrote the season 2 premiere episode. The episode order has not yet been revealed and we’ll update when we have more information.