Kyle MacLachlan is set to reprise his role of FBI Agent Dale Cooper on Showtime’s revival of “Twin Peaks”.
Showtime President David Nevins confirmed the news today at the Television Critics Association press tour with the help of MacLachlan who joined him on stage and presented him with a “damn good cup of coffee.”
MacLachlan also said: “I’m very excited to return to the strange and wonderful world of ‘Twin Peaks’. May the forest be with you.” Original series creator-exec producers David Lynch and Mark Frost will write and produce the nine-episode limited series which will be set in the present day.
Production kicks off later this year for a 2016 airing. Lynch, who will direct all nine episodes, Lynch welcomed MacLachlan back with a Twitter post:
– David Lynch (@DAVID_LYNCH) January 12, 2015