David Lynch

HBO Nordic buys Twin Peaks revival

The much anticipated return of David Lynch drama Twin Peaks will play on SVOD service HBO Nordic. Distributor CBS Studios International has sold HBO the rights for Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, where it will premiere on May 22 with a two-hour show. The US series comes 25 years after the original, picking up with […]

Kyle MacLachlan taking Twin Peaks to Cannes

Twin Peaks star Kyle MachLachlan is heading to MIPCOM to promote the new sequel to the cult series. The new Twins Peaks is for CBS-owned premium cabler Showtime and is distributed by CBS Studios International, which is launching it at the market. The show picks up 25 years after the end of the original series, […]

David Lynch back on board Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks director David Lynch has rejoined Showtime’s 2015-16 season remake of the classic mystery drama. Fans of the original were left disappointed in April after Lynch decided to walk away from the show after a prolonged period of contract negotiations with CBS-owned Showtime. The director specifically stated the network was not putting up enough […]

Twin Peaks revival in doubt as Lynch exits

Showtime’s revival of classic drama Twin Peaks has been thrown into doubt by the exit of the show’s creator, David Lynch. The director confirmed his exit on the show on Twitter, writing: “After one year and four months of negotiations, I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I […]

Twin Peaks returning on Showtime

David Lynch’s seminal miniseries Twin Peaks is being reinvented for US cable network Showtime. Lynch and fellow series creator Mark Frost are working on nine new episodes, with the former set to direct them. A 2016 airdate has been pencilled in. Lynch and Frost own rights to the Twin Peaks brand through their Lynch/Frost Productions […]

IMG Media wins the BAFTAs

The distribution arm of sports and media firm IMG has snagged a three-year deal to distribute the awards ceremonies organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). IMG Media will start selling the British Academy Film Awards, the British Academy Television Awards, the British Academy Games Awards and the British Academy Children’s […]