Some great news for longstanding fans of ‘Twin Peaks‘ about the upcoming third season! We’ve just found out that we’ll be getting answers to some old questions. That’s right folks, the 18 episodes being directed by David Lynch will cover some old ground. While clearly new territory will be covered, I’m stoked to hear that some of questions that have plagued us for years will be answered. With 25 years having passed, it was unclear how many old details would be popping up as there is a lot of history we won’t be experiencing first hand.
While not giving away any concrete details, Showtime president David Nevins did talk about Lynch as well as the upcoming series revival at the 2015 Television Critics Association press tour.
“I never had any doubts we were going to get him back. This was a huge priority project to me. It became clear that it was going to take more than nine episodes, which was the originally planned-for and budgeted-for length of the series. I really wanted to get David to direct the whole thing, and he wanted to direct the whole thing. We had to work out the details. We eventually got through it.”
So thankfully they all wanted the same thing and it was just a matter of logistics. According to Nevins it seems like the creative direction and length were the main factors holding Lynch back.
What can we expect in a third season that is being thought of by the studio as “one long movie”? Well again, no spoilers, but he does say that:
“It’s very satisfying. There’s certain basic questions that I had at the end of the original [show] — given where Agent Cooper is — and I think those questions get answered.. .. Twenty-five years have passed. But it resolves the questions left from the original series.”
While I wouldn’t expect every question to be answered, this is Lynch after all, its good to know that at least some of them will be. There is more good news for ‘Twin Peaks’ fans. That 2017 release date that we keep hearing? Well that isn’t quite set in stone. In fact it is up in the air in a good way for us as:
“I want it as badly and as soon as the biggest fans in the world want it. I’m hoping we make 2016. It’s not clear. It’s ultimately going to be in [series co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost’s] control. They’re going to shoot the whole thing and then they’ll start posting. Bottom line is I’ll take it when they’re ready with it… but I’m hoping sooner rather than later.”
While I wouldn’t get my hopes up this could very well mean we could even be getting damn good coffee once again as early as 2016!
Are you looking forward to the ‘Twin Peaks’ revival? Which questions do you hope they answer when the series continues on once more?
Source: Screen Rant