J.J. Abrams is about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous … well, you probably know the rest.
"Person of Interest" producer Abrams is adapting "The Twilight Zone" creator Rod Serling's final, unproduced screenplay, "The Stops Along the Way," an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap on Wednesday.
No plot details are available, but Abrams' Bad Robot production company secured the rights for the script, which will be shopped via Bad Robot's overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.
In addition to the CBS series "Person of Interest," Abrams' television projects include the upcoming series "Believe" for NBC and the android-cop offering "Almost Human" for Fox — not to mention his big-screen projects, which include directing the next installment of the revived "Star Wars" franchise.
Serling is best known for "The Twilight Zone" — which originally aired on CBS from 1959 to 1964 but was twice revived on television and adapted into a feature film — but he also wrote and produced numerous other television and feature-film screenplays, including "Planet of the Apes," "Requiem for a Heavyweight" and "Rod Serling's Night Gallery."