If a Twilight Zone reboot is going to get off the ground, director Bryan Singer says he needs some “A-list” names to agree to participate.
“If we can get Twilight Zone to a place where A-list talent is participating, then it would emulate the experience of the Rod Serling show which had, you know, William Shatner, Agnes Moorehead, Burgess Meredith…all these terrific actors doing these really serious morality tales. If we achieve that it could be really something,” he says. ”I’ve taken over The Twilight Zone. I’d love to direct one — at least the pilot. It’s really not easy to jumpstart an anthology show, particularly because it’s hard to pair them with other things. The production is complex too, because you don’t have standing sets and you have a revolving cast. But I like the challenge.”
Singer has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Do you think he has the pull to get them to participate in a reboot? And could an anthology show work today?