Further proving that the small screen is the place to be for fans of genre film, we now have confirmation to rumors that Twin Peaks is scheduled for a television reboot. The reimagining will be in the hands of the creators of the original series, David Lynch and Mark Frost. Moreover, David Lynch will be producing all episodes of the reboot – nine in total.
The new series will be set in the present and is scheduled to revisit the storyline that started in the first two seasons. Rumors abound that Kyle MacLachlan will be back and reprising his role as agent Dale Cooper. But at this point those rumors are unsubstantiated.
According to Deadline, the nine episode limited series will go into production in 2015 and will enjoy a limited run beginning in 2016. The premiere is planned to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the series original bow on ABC.
The original series followed the exploits of FBI agent Dale Cooper, who was sent to the logging town of Twin Peaks to investigate the murder of Laura Palmer. The show lasted for two seasons and developed a massive cult following. Since it was cancelled prior to the the storyline being completed, a movie, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me was released in 1992.
Stay tuned to the site for more info on the rebooted series as it becomes available!