Rod Serling's Night Gallery Reboot in the Works at Syfy

With anthology supernatural and sci-fi series becoming increasingly popular with television audiences, Syfy is developing a modern reboot of Rod Serling's classic anthology series Night Gallery.

Produced by Universal, the reboot is overseen by Teen Wolf creator and executive producer Jeff Davis and Midnight, Texas executive producer David Janollari.

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The upcoming series is the second update of Serling's work, with a reboot of his original acclaimed anthology series The Twilight Zone currently in principal photography to premiere next year on CBS All Access. The recent wave of horror and science fiction-tinged anthology series with standalone episodes featuring rotating casts and stories is led by Netflix series Black Mirror which originally premiered on the BBC in 2011 to critical acclaim.

The original Night Gallery series had run on NBC from 1969 to 1973, created and hosted by Serling with the sci-fi writer introducing audiences to each episode with a different painting in the eponymous art exhibition depicting events to follow.

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Whereas The Twilight Zone had largely leaned more into sci-fi and fantasy, Night Gallery focused more on supernaturally-tinged horror with the upcoming reboot looking to modernize topics for the digital age.

(via Deadline)

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