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CONFIRMED: Twin Peaks Revival! Returning As Limited Series On Showtime!

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This weekend we posted the speculation from some intriguing tweets from the series creators, that an announcement could be forthcoming of a revival of the 1990-1991 soapy, eerie and twisted series, Twin Peaks!

The drama from creators David Lynch and Mark Frost that originally aired on ABC is getting new life 25 years after the original, but this time as a limited run series on Showtime! According to Deadline.com, “The nine-episode series will go into production in 2015 for a premiere in 2016 to mark the 25th anniversary of when the series finished its run on ABC.  In a fact that will delight Twin Peaks devotees, Lynch and Frost will write and produce all nine episodes, with Lynch set to direct every episode.”

The new Twin Peaks will be set in the present day, more than two decades after the events in the first two seasons.  It will continue the lore and story of the original series, with Lynch and Frost committed to providing long-awaited answers and, hopefully, a satisfying conclusion to the series.

As far as if the original cast members would be back?  Deadline revealed; “It is unclear which actors from the original series will be featured in the followup. Rumor is that Kyle MacLachlan would be back, likely reprising his role as FBI Agent Dale Cooper who was at the center of the show.”

Leading to the 2016 debut of the Twin Peaks limited series, Showtime will re-air the first two seasons of the series, owned by parent CBS Corp.  Watch the special announcement video after the jump! Are you excited about the Twin Peaks revival? Comment below!

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I didn’t watch TP and don’t have Showtime so I guess it doesn’t matter for me. Good luck to them though.

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Im excited TP is coming back even if short term but i cant afford to add Showtime…im thinking of cutting back on cable and droping internet as it is…

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

jimh…Please don’t drop your internet service unless you can find a better provider! How would we get our jimh(leave it to beaver) fix? All your friends/fans would miss you! I love your writing!!!

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

Im good until early next year but after that i dont know…i can still go to library if it comes to that and use their computers but not as often as im doing now!!!

CeeCee
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Oh, jimh, please listen to 4ever. Go to the library, if you must, but peek in once in a while. I will do just that once I go back to teaching….just say hi now and then….later.

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yeah!

Lew S.
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Should be very interesting.

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There should be a mixture of veterans (Piper Laurie, Sherilyn Fenn, Peggy Lipton, Billy Zane) and newcomers. Hopefully we’ll finally get to find out what happened after that last cliffhanger- did Audrey Horne survive the bank explosion?

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

I loved Sherilyn Fenn on Twin Peaks and the remake of…Of Mice and Men…watch that movie if you haven’t already!!!

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I do not have Showtime, I do not like nor want Showtime LOL..
hope all who have showtime enjoy watching 🙂 !

Daisy Day
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Daisy Day

I can’t wait for this!! Loved watching it with my BFF!!

brian
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i hope the soundtrack and julie cruise’s lp “floating into the night” see vinyl re-issues !!!

Mark Y
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the music was incredible. and the swaying pine trees.

Alan
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Best news this year!

Mary SF
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I hope this marks a trend and in twenty five years the creators of Lost will bring it back and finally explained to me what the heck was that island really about. They explained the parallel lives time line as being the characters who died stuck in limbo waiting to more on to who knows where, but they never explained the island, the time travel stuff, why the corporation was on the island, and the like. But wouldn’t it be ironic that when those characters walked into the light they just ended back on the island again–LOL As for Twin… Read more »

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OLTL Alum Christopher Cousins Appears on General Hospital as Dante’s Doctor

On Thursday, the very shrewd fans of daytime drama, noticed a very familiar face on General Hospital in scenes with Dominic Zamprogna in Dante’s return storyline.

Playing Dante’s Doctor turned out to be Christopher Cousins, most soap-famous for his role as Cain Rogan on One Life to Live from 1991 to 1994 and later reprising the role of the conman back in 2008.  Cain was romantically involved with Tina Lord (Andrea Evans) while in story in Llanview.

Cousins also made appearance on two other daytime drama: as Greg Houston on Another World in 1986 and as Colin Crowley on As the World Turns in 1990.  More recently Christopher has been appearing in numerous primetime TV shows and films.

So, do you hope Christopher sticks around on General Hospital?  Do you think it’s just a guest stint for him to serve Dante’s story? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Briana Lane Fills-In For Amanda Setton As General Hospital’s Brook Lynn

Since Amanda Setton has taken maternity leave from General Hospital, so Brooke Lynn will looks a little different starting with today’s all-new episode of the ABC daytime drama series. Briana Lane will take over the role temporarily while Setton is on her leave.

Amanda opened up about expecting her third child and her decision to be safe during this time to Soap Opera Digest, stating:  “Despite being really excited and eager to jump back into GH, due to the many unknowns with Covid and expectant mothers, it was advised for us to wait it out.”

Amanda went to say on her temporary exit from playing Brook Lynn: “I will miss her, but only temporarily! Looking forward to stepping back into her shoes soon enough!”

Setton had nothing but good things to say about her replacement: “I can’t wait to see what Briana brings to the character! I’m sure she will do an incredible job and will bring her own interpretations to this fun and complex character! I’ll be watching and rooting for her all the way!”

Meanwhile, Lane took to her Twitter account to express: “Honored to fill some big, wildly talented shoes and step in as the fierce and loving Brook Lynn Quartermaine. Working alongside such gifted actors and a kind=-hearted crew on such a legendary show has been a career milestone… So happy to be on board!!

Lane has appeared in American Horror Story, NCIS, All American, and 9-1-1 to name a few.

So ready to give Briana a chance at her take on Brook Lynn, while we wish Amanda all the best during her maternity leave? Comment below.

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Guiding Light Virtual Reunion Slated with Ellen Parker, Rachel Miner, Maeve Kinkead & Tina Sloan

Springfield fans will be excited for this one!  Coming up on The Locher Room, Alan Locher has reunited none other than Ellen Parker (Maureen Bauer), Maeve Kinkead (Vanessa Lewis), Rachel Miner (Michelle Bauer), and Tina Sloan (Lillian Raines).

The women will all be part of a special Guiding Light reunion on Wednesday, August 12th beginning at 3:00PM EST/12 PM PST

This fab foursome will reminisce about their time in Springfield and discuss the death of the beloved character, Maureen, that still resonates today as one of the most shocking and saddest on-screen departures in the genre.

To watch this virtual GL event click here

So, what would you want to ask Ellen Parker about her exit from the show as Maureen? What do you recall about the storyline? Comment below.

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