Bryan Singer resurrects The Twilight Zone
You can probably make a pretty strong case that just about anybody who likes genre television is a fan of The Twilight Zone.
In the five years it was on the air, Rod Serling and his team of great writers crafted so many unforgettable stories that really brought you in, got your involved in the characters and their bizarre predicaments, then pulled the floor from under you, all in half an hour’s time.
Still, maybe somebody can crack the code and deliver great Twilight Zone episodes again, and the latest to try is Bryan Singer, who’s also returning for the next X-Men film.
Unlike the 1983 movie, which had four different stories by four different directors, the new attempt would be one feature length tale, but like a lot of projects set up in Hollywood, it’s currently unclear if it’s going to ever make the big screen or not.
Like any genre classic, respect to the original is crucial, so let’s hope this new attempt at rebooting the series will keep in the spirit of the Zone and also deliver cool new stories that will do Serling justice. Not an easy task, we know, but it’s admirable that anyone’s willing to try.
Singer’s been tweeting up a storm lately, and as Collider tells us, he just announced some very good news via Twitter that Hugh Jackman is officially back to play Wolverine. Deadline re-ran his tweet, which reads as follows: