First photos from the set of the Twin Peaks revival
Production is underway on the Twin Peaks revival, and we’ve got 35 photos from the set of the series! In the images below you’ll see a number of the locations currently being used for filming, including the infamous “Welcome to Twin Peaks” sign, a Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Department car, and even director David Lynch in action! Check them out below.
Kyle MacLachlan is set to return as Dale Cooper, with a number of other characters from the original series also expected to appear. He’s joined by series newcomers Amanda Seyfried (“Big Love,” Ted 2) and Balthazar Getty (“Brothers & Sisters,” The Judge).
Lynch and co-creator Mark Frost wrote the new set of episodes as one extended movie, which will be cut into episodes once they’ve reached the editing phase. Plans originally called for nine installments, but that number was doubled to eighteen. The new episodes are slated to air on Showtime in 2016.
Airing from April 1990 to June 1991, the ABC era of Twin Peaks (as well as the 1992 prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me) followed the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town who were stunned after their homecoming queen Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) is shockingly murdered. The town’s sheriff welcomed the help of FBI agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan), 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…