Showtime has set a May 21 premiere date for David Lynch’s much anticipated “Twin Peaks” revival. The show debuts with a two-hour episode and will run for 18 mind-bending hours on Sundays until its closed-ended finale.
The official synopsis reads:
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…
The “Twin Peaks” revival series features an all-star cast that includes Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Monica Bellucci, Jessica Szohr, Laura Dern, Sara Paxton, Jeremy Davies, Michael Cera, and series originals Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Mädchen Amick, Ray Wise, David Duchovny, and, of course, Kyle MacLachlan as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper.