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Kyle MacLachlan Officially Back For Twin Peaks

Damn good news!

There was much genuine excitement when David Lynch, co-creator Mark Frost and US cable network Showtime put rumours to rest by confirming that mystery series Twin Peaks would be back on our screens in 2016. One element that was still not set in stone was the return of the show’s anchor, leading man Kyle MacLachlan, as FBI Agent Dale Cooper. Now we know for sure that he’s back.

With Showtime boss David Nevins attending the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, he was briefly joined on stage by MacLachlan, who emerged from backstage wearing a natty suit and bearing a mug, which contained Cooper’s now-trademark beverage request of “damn fine coffee. And hot.” Lynch also tweeted an image of MacLachlan in his suit.

Welcome back to #TwinPeaks Special Agent Dale Cooper! @Kyle_MacLachlan returns in '16 on @SHO_Network #damnfinecoffee pic.twitter.com/vTphDLvR0y

— David Lynch (@DAVID_LYNCH) January 12, 2015

"I'm very excited to return to the strange and wonderful world of Twin Peaks," MacLachlan told the TV critics. "We look forward to seeing all of you there. May the forest be with you.” Nevins admitted that he had to convince Lynch and Frost to bring the town back to Showtime and that he’d largely be leaving them alone to make the show they want, with Lynch on directing duty for all nine episodes of a planned miniseries that should help to wrap up more of the plot. At least, as far as anything gets wrapped up in the world of Twin Peaks. Now all we have to do is be patient and wait until next year...

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