David Lynch rejoins Twin Peaks cult classic revival
16 May 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Mr Lynch is reported to have pledged to produce more than nine episodes of the Twin Peaks revival
Film Director David Lynch has announced that he will direct the sequel of the cult classic Twin Peaks after a month-long deadlock over budget concerns.
The surrealist filmmaker made the announcement on Twitter.
The US television network Showtime said last year that the series, based on a small-town murder in Twin Peaks, would return as a limited series in 2016, 25 years after its last airing.
But in April Mr Lynch said there was not enough money for him to take part.
Writing on Twitter at the time, he said he had not been given enough money “to do the script in the way I felt it needed to be done”.
Kyle MacLachlan is due to reprise his role as FBI agent Dale Cooper in the revival
But on Friday he tweeted: “Dear Twitter Friends, the rumours are not what they seem ….. It is!!! Happening again. #TwinPeaks returns on @SHO-Network.”
Showtime president David Nevins on Friday confirmed the news: “Totally worth the extra brewing time and the cup is even bigger than we expected,” he said in a statement.
“David will direct the whole thing which will total more than the originally announced nine hours. Preproduction starts now!!”
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Source:: BBC Entertainment