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Kyle MacLachlan returning to ‘Twin Peaks,’ with David Lynch directing all episodes

January 13th, 2015 by Derek Robertson Comments

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Kyle MacLachlan interrupted Showtime president David Nevins during his wrap-up of the networks TCA press tour presentation. MacLachlan walked onto the stage dressed in character to the “Twin Peaks” theme music to offer Nevins “a damn good cup of coffee,” in which Nevins accepted (you would be mad not too right?).

Maclachlin hovered about on stage for a little while, before offering up the idiosyncratically creepy remark, “May the forest be with you,” whilst Nevins worryingly tried to coax him into leaving the stage:

“You have to get out of here, before you get us in trouble with David and Mark.”

Was this all staged? Who knows for sure, but at least we have now learned that MacLachlan will be returning to Twin Peaks to check out how the quality of the coffee has been holding up since he was last there 25 years ago.

All joking aside, in the following session, Nevins revealed that Lynch will be directing all the episodes, and that a large factor in this decision was solely a numerical one.

25 years was the magic number – he pays attention to that numerology in a big way,” Nevins stated; hinting that the resurrection of the cult series was down the number 25, and he is absolutely spot on.

Nevins also discussed what it was like to work with two insanely creative (or should that be creatively insane…) individuals such as Mark Frost and David Lynch, explaining that the best way to work is to keep “writing checks and leaving them alone.”

Are you excited that Twin Peaks is returning to the small-screen? Or are you filled with a feeling of trepidation that the new show could taint the legacy of the original?

Source: Indiewire

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Derek Robertson has dabbled in many aspects of the media industry from a young age. He has always had an admiration for, film, science fiction and all things geek-like. Working in the music industry with Sony/BMG Records gave Derek insight and experience into video directing. Thusly, for many years he took a hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach in creating and editing treatments; working with performance artists, writing and producing music and working both; in front of, and behind the camera. Studying a Msc in Forensic Psychology has embedded a conceptual ethos that has spawned his signature writing style that he now infuses whilst blogging for numerous websites; writing music reviews, movie news, and reviewing network shows et al., . Derek continues to try and erase the boundaries between the homogenous and the insanely dull, culturally enmeshing contemporary socio-political aspects into the mix of the monolithic media industry.