David Lynch confirmed via his Twitter account today that he has pulled out of Showtime’s ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot. He was attached to direct, however he has left the project due to money issues. He said that “not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done.” In response Showtime released the statement “We were saddened to read David Lynch’s statement today, since we believed we were working towards solutions with David and his reps on the few remaining deal points. Showtime also loves the world of Twin Peaks, and we continue to hold out hope that we can bring it back in all its glory with both of its extraordinary creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, at its helm.” The nine-episode ‘Twin Peaks’ limited series and planned for 2016 was announced in October by Showtime. David Nevins, president of Showtime Networks, who admitted to begging Lynch and Mark Frost to reboot ‘Twin Peaks’, confirmed that Kyle MacLauchlan would be starring in the reboot back in January.
You can view David Lynch’s Tweets about ‘Twin Peaks’ on his official Twitter page.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter