Twin Peaks new season to premiere in May
The Twin Peaks revival will premiere in May.
Twin Peaks originally ran in 1989 and lasted for 30 episodes over two series before it was cancelled by network ABC. The show followed the travails of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper, who is sent to the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington to investigate the murder of high school student, Laura Palmer.
According to Deadline, it will return on May 21st on a US network Showtime for a new 18-episode series with a two-hour premiere, immediately after the premiere, episodes 3 and 4 will also be made available on Showtime’s digital platform. Timings of the UK broadcast have yet to be formally confirmed, but that series will be broadcast on Sky Atlantic, who secured a deal to screen the show last year.
The revival will return with stars Kyle MacLachlan, Sherilyn Fenn, Harry Dean Stanton Mädchen Amick, Ray Wise and David Duchovny all returning. Also confirmed to star are Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, Michael Cera, Monica Bellucci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sky Ferreira, Jim Belushi, Tim Roth, Robert Forster, Ashley Judd, Amanda Seyfried, Laura Dern, Balthazar Getty and Naomi Watts.
If you want to catch up on Twin Peaks, then the entire series is available to purchase on the right-hand side of the page.