Diane, Agent Dale Cooper’s Return to Twin Peaks Has Been Confirmed
Put a pot of coffee on, Norma.
If you’re planning to revive a seminal show with a highly protective fan base, take note of the classy strategy of the upcoming Twin Peaks series. Not only will the new nine-episode season be directed by show creator David Lynch and justified by plot points put in place over twenty-three years ago, Twin Peaks 2.0 will also now officially star fan favorite Kyle MacLachlan as Agent Dale Cooper. If this is Lynch pandering, I hope he never stops.
MacLachlan, who’s currently starring on Agents of SHIELD, officially confirmed his return to Twin Peaks during a surprise appearance at the Showtime’s Television Critics Association press tour yesterday.
— Showtime (@SHO_Network) January 12, 2015
Although MacLachlan hinted in October that he’d be resuming his role as the world’s most optimistic FBI agent, it’s still exciting to have the rumor confirmed. I mean, just look at how perfect modern-day Cooper is:
The new series will be set in modern-day Twin Peaks, but Nevins says he’s in the dark about Lynch and series co-creator Mark Frost’s other plans: “[I’m] more or less writing checks and leaving them alone.” Sounds great to me.
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