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David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot


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Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks revival after a dispute over the show's budget was seemingly resolved. The acclaimed filmmaker will direct all 18 episodes of the show after the network increased its order. Lynch tweeted the news to his devoted Twitter followers on Friday, saying, "Dear Twitter Friends, the rumors are not what they seem ..... It is !!! Happening again. #TwinPeaks returns on @SHO_Network."

David LynchDavid Lynch will return to the Twin Peaks revival after disputes over money were seemingly resolved

It was announced last October that Showtime had green-lit a 9-episode miniseries of Twin Peaks, with Lynch and Mark Frost penning all the scripts and directing every episode. Set in the present day, the show was set to premiere in early 2016 to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the classic mystery drama. 

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David Lynch Puts Fans' Doubts To Rest, Returns To Direct "Twin Peaks"


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David Lynch has taken Twin Peaks fans for a long ride with his involvement in the project. On Friday, after a month of disputing the budget with Lifetime, the director announced that yes, he will direct the revival.

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It's happening, guys. It's really happening.

 

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Could David Lynch Return to Twin Peaks Sequel?


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The scurry to have David Lynch return to direct the Twin Peaks sequel is well and truly underway. Showtime top dog David Nevins has reached out to Lynch directly to discuss the director's departure from the project, seemingly over the production budget. 

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Other big players concerned with the project have been looking to find creative solutions that would allow Lynch to re-join. 

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David Lynch Leaves 'Twin Peaks' Sequel Over Lack of Funding


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David Lynch has pulled out of the planned Twin Peaks sequel claiming that network Showtime were not putting enough money into the project. Lynch, who created the original series with Mark Frost, had been on board to direct the series.

David LynchDavid Lynch says he will no longer direct the Twin Peaks sequel

"I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done," he tweeted Sunday. Lynch added that the project was still alive but that he would no longer be involved.

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David Lynch Abandons the "Twin Peaks" Ship Mid-Development


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Twin Peaks might be getting a revival, but it'll be missing one crucial piece - David Lynch. The iconic director has just announced that he won't be helming the project, citing financial disagreements. Not over his own compensation - Lynch apparently disapproves of the budget. 

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David Lynch - and his truly spectacular hair - will be absent from the Twin Peaks set.

Writing on Twitter, Lynch said he had not been given enough money "to do the script in the way I felt it needed to be done".

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David Lynch and Kid Moxie
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David Lynch, Guillame Campanacci and Kid Moxie

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David Lynch Says 'Twin Peaks Season 3' Has Hit "Complications"


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Time to stop jumping around like idiots, Twin Peaks fans. After the remarkable announcement that a third season of the show could premiere on Showtime in 2016 after 25 years off the air. Though there was no official statement, fans had assumed original creator David Lynch would return to direct, though the man himself doubted that at an exhibition in Australia this week.

David LynchDavid Lynch said Twin Peaks season 3 has hit complications

"I'm not sure at this point if it's happening .We are still working on a contract," he said, "But I love the world of Twin Peaks, and I love those characters. I think it will be very special to go back into that world."

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Kyle MacLachlan Brewing More Damn Good Coffee in 'Twin Peaks' Reboot


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Kyle MacLachlan has been confirmed to return as Special Agent Dale Cooper in the Twin Peaks reboot. The actor appeared at Monday's Showtime panel at the Television Critics Association press tour - "You look like you need a damn fine cup of coffee", he said, sauntering on-stage in character.

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Showtime president David Nevins fleshed out the new series for the gathered journalists, "He'll be leading the show, and there'll be more cast coming on as we roll through."

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Cherry Pie And Damn Good Coffee: A Beginners Guide To Twin Peaks


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'Twin Peaks' may be returning for a third season with Kyle MacLachlan back as Dale Cooper, but after two and a half decades a new generation brings new potential viewers. So what do 'Twin Peaks' virgins need to know about this cult classic?

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David Lynch is bringing back 'Twin Peaks'

David Lynch is well-known for his quirky, often bizarre filmmaking, but his early 90s TV series 'Twin Peaks' has by far the biggest cult following of all. Set in a sleepy, fictional town in Washington, 'Twin Peaks' was an intriguing mix of murder mystery, psychological thriller and supernatural horror. Now, almost 25 years since the dramatic conclusion of series 2 which saw main character Special Agent Dale Cooper being replaced by an evil doppelganger after apparently rescuing his lover Annie Blackburn, it has been announced that a third series is getting under way. It's been a while, but here's ten things you need to know:

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Kyle MacLachlan on Twin Peaks Season 3, “Fire Up The Percolator”


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Kyle MacLachlan, the American actor best known for playing Detective Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, has all but confirmed he will be reprising his role for the recently announced season 3.

Kyle MaclachlanKyle MacLachlan should reprise his role as Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks season 3

Recently competing in the Alfred Dunhill Links golf tournament, MacLachlan was asked by Sky Sports of his future projects, remaining coy and speaking only of his role in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. However, on Monday, David Lynch announced that his cult mystery show is to return on Showtime in 2016 and MacLachlan dropped a huge hint that he will be back on-board.

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It’s Official: ‘Twin Peaks’ is Returning for Season 3. Yes, Yes, YES.


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Twin Peaks is returning for season 3, with original creators David Lynch and Mark Frost creating a new nine-episode season for Showtime. The original show aired between 1990-1991 and is considered one of the finest TV shows of all time – a true modern classic.

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The new episodes will go into production in 2015, according to Deadline, and will premiere in 2016 to mark the show’s 25th anniversary. Though a third season has been rumoured for several years, fans of the original show will be delighted to hear that Lynch and Frost are reteaming to write and produce all of the episodes.

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David Lynch - David Lynch at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where they will be exhibiting his art work 'David Lynch: The Unified Field' - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - Wednesday 10th September 2014

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David Lynch - 'Twin Peaks - The Entire Mystery' Blu-ray Disc collection release event held at the Vista Theater - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 16th July 2014

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'Twin Peaks' Fans Excited For New Blu-Ray Release With 90 Minutes of New Footage


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It’s been 24 years since the first episode of Twin Peaks aired. At the time, fans of the show were gripped by the murder mystery surrounding Laura Palmer’s death. As years went on, the show garnered cult status for its strangely enthralling tone, pacing and reoccurring themes. Pie and coffee anyone?

David LynchDavid Lynch is releasing 1h30m of brand new footage

Now, a new boxset edition of the show – with 90 minutes of unseen footage – is set to be released in Blu-Ray format, giving fans a chance to revisit the legendary crime thriller, gloriously re-mastered, and check out 1h30m of brand new stuff. It’s what the fans have been asking for ever since Fire Walk With Me was released. 

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