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Twin Peaks Reboot Cast Announced

And it's ... random

(Newser) - The Twin Peaks reboot is chugging along, and Showtime announced the cast Monday, the AP reports. The new series, premiering on an as-yet-unannounced date in 2017, takes place 25 years after the original series, and fans of the original will be happy to know that original cast members Kyle MacLachlan,... More »

Lynch Quits Twin Peaks in Money Dispute

But Showtime series may still be alive

(Newser) - Looks like David Lynch and Showtime have a disagreement too big to be smoothed out over a damn fine cup of coffee: The director says he's dropping out of the Twin Peaks reboot over money issues, the Guardian reports. "After one year and four months of negotiations, I... More »

Twin Peaks Revival Will See Return of Kyle MacLachlan

He'll reprise his role as Special Agent Dale Cooper

(Newser) - Get excited, Twin Peaks fans: Special Agent Dale Cooper is officially back. "You look like you need a damn fine cup of coffee," said Kyle MacLachlan as he walked onstage at the Television Critics Association's Showtime panel yesterday. Showtime President David Nevins then confirmed that MacLachlan "... More »

Meanwhile, Twin Peaks Revival Heads to Showtime

David Lynch, Mark Frost will write, produce all nine episodes; Lynch will direct

(Newser) - It is happening again: Twin Peaks is rising from the Washington mist and heading to Showtime for a limited nine-episode run in 2016, according to both the Hollywood Reporter and Deadline . The show's original creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, will reportedly write and produce all nine episodes, with... More »

10 Movie Prequels That Are Actually Good

They're not all 'Oz'

(Newser) - You hear a beloved film is getting a prequel, and you inevitably groan. (See: Oz the Great and Powerful .) But not all origin stories are bad: Time rounds up 10 that are actually quite satisfying:
  • Star Trek: Longtime fans were likely "delightfully astonished and even shocked by JJ
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Album No Twin Peaks, But Very Lynchian

Music has fine moments, but often 'is no more than the sum of its parts'

(Newser) - Music has always been an integral part of David Lynch’s films: “Blue Velvet wouldn’t be Blue Velvet without Dennis Hopper’s lipstick-smeared face bearing down on Kyle MacLachlan to Roy Orbison’s ‘In Dreams,’” writes Mike Powell for Pitchfork. So it makes sense that... More »

MacLachlan May Revive Twin Peaks Online

MacLachlan desperate to bring show back

(Newser) - Agent Dale Cooper may be returning to Twin Peaks, at least on the Internet. Kyle MacLachlan—now on the slightly different Desperate Housewives—says he hopes to launch 5-minute webisodes that pick up where the quirky '90s show left off, reports the WENN blog on iMDB. Creator David Lynch won't... More »

Salute to the Eye Patch

Cruise's 'Valkyrie' character only one of many to don an eye patch

(Newser) - Tom Cruise as Claus von Stauffenberg in Valkyrie adds yet another name to the long list of characters—real and fictional—sporting eye patches throughout the ages. New York magazine examines notable wearers of the ocular ornament:
  • James Joyce: Perhaps an homage to “The Cyclops” episode of his fabled
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