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Twilight Zone Reboot Adds The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun

As the eagerly anticipated reboot of The Twilight Zone continues principal photography, The Walking Dead and Voltron: Legendary Defender alum Steven Yeun has signed to star in a standalone episode of the upcoming anthology series.

Yeun will star in the revival's fourth episode, reportedly titled "The Traveler," as the eponymous wanderer who encounters two police officers over the course of the story; additional details on the episode are currently being kept under wraps.

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The CBS All Access series boasts an all-star cast including Adam Scott, Kumail Nanjiani and John Cho each starring in their own one-off episodes telling individual tales of paranormal fantasy and horror.

It has been a good year for Yeun who wrapped voicing one of the main characters of Voltron as the Netflix animated series completed its eighth and final season this month. Additionally, Yeun has starred in this year's South Korean film Burning which was nominated for the Palm d'Or at Cannes and led to the actor being nominated and winning various critics' choice and film society awards around the world.

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Produced and hosted by Jordan Peele, The Twilight Zone is slated to premiere in 2019 on CBS All Access, 60 years after the premiere of the original series on CBS.

(via Collider)

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