Kyle MacLachlan reprises his role as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, the 18-part continuation of the original series starting Sunday, May 21, at 9 p.m. on Showtime.
Okay, here’s where it gets complicated: The series debuts with a two-parter, followed by episodes three and four the following weekend. and then going to one-hour installments from then on. However, immediately following the May 21 premiere, Showtime Anytime and Showtime On Demand will offer parts three and four.
Well, I guess we shouldn’t expect just any old broadcast format from David Lynch…
A sequel series to TWIN PEAKS, one of the greatest-yet-flawed TV serials of all time, has officially been approved by premium cable network Showtime. It will be set in the present and continue the original storyline 20 years later.
All nine episodes will be written by original creators David Lynch and Mark Frost, with Lynch directing each installment. There is no word on casting, but it would hard to imagine to any sequel without Kyle MacLachlan‘s Special Agent Dale Cooper. And Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) did promise Dale she would see him again in 25 years (2015 will mark 25 years since the series debuted) back when he visited the Black Lodge:
The revival will go into production soon and premiere in 2016.