Watch the Twin Peaks cast tease thrilling sequel coming to Showtime

By ·October 18, 2016 9:10 pm

The highly anticipated sequel to Twin Peaks is due out next year, and Showtime have released a new video of the cast members teasing what’s to come. Kyle MacLachlan, Jim Belushi, Miguel Ferrer, Kimmy Robertson, Dana Ashbrook, Amy Shiels, James Marshall, Robert Knepper, Chrysta Bell, and Harry Goaz talk about the show and returning to film after all these years.

The critically-acclaimed, groundbreaking television phenomenon Twin Peaks returns as a limited series to Showtime in 2017. Currently in production, Twin Peaks is written and produced by series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost and is directed entirely by David Lynch. While the full mystery awaits, fans can expect many familiar faces, including Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Kyle MacLachlan, who reprises his role as FBI Agent Dale Cooper.

Widely considered one of the most groundbreaking and influential broadcast series of all time, Twin Peaks followed the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town who were stunned after their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. The town’s sheriff welcomed the help of FBI agent Dale Cooper, who came to town to investigate the case. As Cooper conducted his search for Laura’s killer, the town’s secrets were gradually exposed. The mystery that ensued set off an eerie chain of events that plunged the inhabitants of Twin Peaks into a darker examination of their very existence. Twenty-five years later, the story continues…”

In addition to the main cast, the series has enlisted a slew of newcomers including Michael Cera, Monica Bellucci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jim Belushi, Tim Roth, Robert Forster, Ashley Judd, Amanda Seyfried and Lynch vets Laura Dern, Balthazar Getty and Naomi Watts. Creators David Lynch and Mark Frost have also tapped several musicians including Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, Sky Ferreira and Sharon Van Etten.

Twin Peaks features prolific composer Angelo Badalamenti and his Grammy Award-winning theme music from the original series – one of the most distinctive ever created for television by David Lynch. Badalamenti will return as composer for the new series. Watch ‘Composer Angelo Badalamenti Returns’ extended tease below:

Don’t miss new episodes of Twin Peaks on Showtime starting in 2017.

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Written by Jennifer Izykowski

TV and Film Writer

Jennifer is currently a stay at home mother residing in the Adirondacks region of upstate New York with a background in management and 10 years of experience in entertainment retail. At present, she is training to be a care provider for the elderly and disabled.

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