Jordan Peele's 'The Twilight Zone' Season 2 Reveals Star-Studded Cast, Directors and Writers

Featuring a number of ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Community’ and ‘Westworld’ alums.

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The cast, directors and writers involved in Season 2 of Jordan Peele and Simon Kinberg’s The Twilight Zone have been announced.

Scheduled to premiere Summer 2020 on CBS All Access, Season 2 will feature a number of familiar names in film, television and even music, including Billy Porter, Sky Ferreira, Joel McHale, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, Damon Wayans Jr., Gillian Jacobs, Ethan Embry, Jimmi Simpson, David Krumholtz and Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

Peele, who serves as an executive producer and the show’s host, penned the episode entitled “Downtime” while JD Dillard of Sleight is set to direct. Returning for Season 2 is director Ana Lily Amirpour, who also helmed the Steven Yuen-led episode “A Traveler” from the inaugural season.

Take a look at the complete list of episodes and its cast, writers and directors below. The Twilight Zone Season 2 premieres Summer 2020 on CBS All Access.

Episode: “8”

Starring (previously announced) Joel McHale (Community, Stargirl) and Brandon Jay McLaren (UnREAL, Graceland)
Written by Glen Morgan
Directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

Episode: “A Small Town”

Starring Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Endings, Let’s Be Cops), David Krumholtz (The Deuce, Evel), Natalie Martinez (Reminiscence, The I-Land), and Paula Newsome (Barry, Chicago Med)
Written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due
Directed by Alonso Alvarez-Barreda

Episode: “Try, Try”

Starring Topher Grace (Blackkklansman, Black Mirror) and Kylie Bunbury (When They See Us, Pitch)
Written by Alex Rubens
Directed by Jennifer McGowan

Episode: “You Might Also Like”

Starring Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk Empire, Manchester by the Sea) and Greta Lee (Russian Doll, High Maintenance)
Written and Directed by Osgood Perkins

Episode: “Ovation”

Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Birds of Prey, Lovecraft Country), Tawny Newsome (Space Force, Lower Decks), Sky Ferreira (Baby Driver, Twin Peaks), Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang! Bang!), and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!, Night at the Museum franchise)
Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini
Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour

Episode: “Downtime”

Starring Morena Baccarin (the Deadpool franchise, Homeland), Colman Domingo (If Beale Street Could Talk, Fear the Walking Dead), and Tony Hale (Veep, Toy Story 4)
Written by Jordan Peele
Directed by JD Dillard

Episode: “The Who of You”

Starring Ethan Embry (Grace and Frankie, Blindspotting), Daniel Sunjata (Graceland, Rescue Me), and Billy Porter (Pose, Like a Boss)
Written by Win Rosenfeld
Directed by Peter Atencio

Episode: “A Human Face”

Starring Jenna Elfman (Fear the Walking Dead, Dharma & Greg), Chris Meloni (The Handmaid’s Tale, 42), and Tavi Gevinson (Person to Person, Enough Said)
Written by Alex Rubens
Directed by Christina Choe

Episode: “Among The Untrodden”
Introducing Abbie Hern and Sophia Mac
Written by Heather Anne Campbell
Directed by Tayarisha Poe

Episode: “Meet in the Middle”

Starring Jimmi Simpson (Westworld, Black Mirror: USS Callister) and Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love)
Written by Emily C. Chang and Sara Amini
Directed by Mathias Herndl

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