The First Twin Peaks Teaser Nails the Lynchian Atmosphere

The First Twin Peaks Teaser Nails the Lynchian Atmosphere

Things are about to get weird...again.

Twenty five years after David Lynch created one of the most intriguing (and woefully short-lived) shows of all time, he has returned. Or rather, he will in 2017.

Yes, despite money-related clashes with Showtime last year that saw him temporarily walk away from the project (only to return a month later), Twin Peaks will be returning next year, and now has a brief teaser trailer to get the hype train a-rollin'.

"Location sometimes becomes a character," waxes Michael Horse, who played Deputy Hawk in the original series.

"There's a lot of holy places up here, a lot of sacred places. I can't put my finger on how I would describe it. It just touches something in the psyche. It's almost like being in a moving painting."

For those unfamiliar, Twin Peaks originally debuted on ABC in 1990, airing for just two seasons before being cancelled (although it did attempt to cap off the series with a 1992 film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me). But thanks to Showtime, who brought back Lynch in the director's chair as well as creator Mark Frost and star Kyle MacLachlan, the groundbreaking series will be returning for up to an 18 episode run next year.

The official synopsis of Twin Peaks is below:

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 was 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...

Source: Quiet Earth

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Holy shit, Hawk got super old. I almost didn't recognize him at first.

Oh well, fingers crossed for this one.

i actually got goosebumps when they revealed the town sign :D

its been far to long

Why does everyone give Lynch credit for Twin Peaks when he barely worked on the much better and more famous second season? All the mind bending, 2spooky supernatural elements were not his doing, they were added AFTER he left the show. HIS Twin Peaks was a bog standard Murder Mystery Drama. Twin Peaks was unique in it's time, but in the post Heroes post Lost era, it's just not that special of an idea or scenario.

TsunamiWombat:
Why does everyone give Lynch credit for Twin Peaks when he barely worked on the much better and more famous second season? All the mind bending, 2spooky supernatural elements were not his doing, they were added AFTER he left the show. HIS Twin Peaks was a bog standard Murder Mystery Drama. Twin Peaks was unique in it's time, but in the post Heroes post Lost era, it's just not that special of an idea or scenario.

Im sorry, did you just call the second season the better one? I don't think I've ever encountered another person that would rate season 2 above one. it ended the mystery in such a sloppy manner, halfway through the season, and then just goes completely off the rails with an ending that's just the worst. Any goodwill that Twin Peaks garnered was from its first season.

 

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