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First Look At The Twilight Zone's "The Comedian"

A career in comedy can be killer.
Posted on Mar 27, 2019 | 02:35pm

On Monday, Apr. 1, Jordan Peele's reimagining of The Twilight Zone will make its debut with two episodes, including "The Comedian," in which a struggling stand-up comic must be careful what he wishes for.

STREAM: Full Episodes Of The Twilight Zone On CBS All Access Starting Apr. 1

Samir Wassan (Kumail Nanjiani) isn't exactly making a killing in comedy, though life with his supportive girlfriend Rena (Amara Karan) appears to be going pretty well. But is it enough?

When a stand-up legend (Tracy Morgan) shows up at the comedy club and offers the struggling funnyman a clear path to success, Samir is quick to take the opportunity.

But as he soon discovers, the path to fame might also lead him directly into... The Twilight Zone.

The episode also stars Diarra Kilpatrick, as well as Jordan Peele as the Narrator.

WATCH: The Trailer For The Twilight Zone's "The Comedian"

Don't miss the series premiere of The Twilight Zone on Monday, Apr. 1, streaming exclusively on CBS All Access.