David Lynch Finally Reveals Details of 'Twin Peaks' Revival

In a recent interview, the director says that the new season will take place outside Washington as well as previews Laura Dern's character.

AceShowbiz - Until recently, there is not much known about the upcoming "Twin Peaks" revival on Showtime. However, director David Lynch, along with stars Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern, Showtime CEO David Nevins and show creator Mark Frost, finally share some new details of the upcoming reboot, which is brought back to small screen after 25 years.

In a just-released cover interview with Variety, Frost reveals that the new season will have different structure from the original series. "It's going to be very different this time around," he says. Nevins adds that the scoop of the reboot is greater as Lynch is growing into a greater artists. "I think he's evolved to an even more extreme version of himself, but all of the [Lynch] themes are visible," Nevins explains.

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The CEO also previews Lynch's character on the series, comically hearing-impaired FBI Regional Bureau Chief Gordon Cole. Nevins accidentally reveals that he is "pretty prominent" in the new season. "I probably said too much," he later says jokingly. On the original series, Cole appeared when he was having moments with Shelly Johnson (Madchen Amick).

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During the interview, it is also revealed that the reboot expands its sets as it will involve a whopping 217 characters. Showtime's "Twin Peaks" will be taken outside Washington as some scenes of the new season were shot in Southern California. "There are different threads in different parts of the U.S." that eventually converge, Nevins shares. While "it does not go outside the U.S.," he reveals that the new season takes place "in multiple locations in the U.S."

For the reboot, Dern has been added to the cast, playing a new character which detail is not much known. In the interview, Lynch reveals that Dern's character will be talking about birds to MacLachlan's Dale Cooper.

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"Kyle and I had several scenes, particularly in the car, when we’re talking about the robins," Dern opens up. She continues, "There's this very beautiful, hopeful poetry amidst this hellish world they've entered."

Harry Goaz, Michael Horse, Everett McGill, Harry Dean Stanton, Grace Zabriskie, Kimmy Robertson, Dana Ashbrook, Russ Tamblyn, Sherilyn Fenn, David Duchovny, Peggy Lipton and James Marshall are among the returning actors, while Naomi Watts, Michael Cera, Trent Reznor, Jim Belushi and Jennifer Jason Leigh are set to appear as guest stars.

The first two-parts of the miniseries will debut at the 70th Cannes Film Festival on May 17. The 18-part series will later debut on Sunday, May 21 at 9 P.M. ET with a two-hour episode on Showtime. Following the debut on the premium cable network, subscribers will have access to the third and fourth parts, exclusively across the Showtime streaming service, Showtime Anytime and Showtime On Demand.

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