David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS Returns in 2016 on Showtime

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Holy crap! Twin Peaks returns.

Last Friday and again his morning at 11:30AM — just the time FBI Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) first entered the town of Twin Peaks — creators David Lynch and Mark Frost both tweeted “Dear Twitter Friends: That gum you like is going to come back in style. #damngoodcoffee

(“Damn good coffee” was a phrase often used by MacLachlan‘s Agent Cooper on the show, while eating cherry pie in the town’s cafe.)

Twin Peaks is returning for a nine-episode run on Showtime on June 10th, 2016, 25 years after the original run wrapped up. Lynch and Frost are busy writing the scripts with Lynch committed to directing all nine hours.

“For those followers of the show who felt bereft when the show ended where it did all those years ago are going to like where it goes from here,” Frost assured. “And we hope that a lot of people who haven’t been to Twin Peaks yet are going to be equally interested in where the story goes from where we left off.”

Production is set to begin next year. In the meantime, Showtime will re-air the first two seasons. Here’s the press release’s synopsis of the cult classic TV series:

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 is 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 …

Check out first official announcement teaser for the upcoming series: