Amanda Seyfried Joins Cast Of ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival

It has been almost a year since the Twin Peaks revival was announced, and yet there’s so little that we know about the TV series from David Lynch, perhaps because that’s how he wants it to be. The only thing that’s certain is Kyle MacLachlan will be reprising his role as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper. Besides that, co-creators Mark Frost and David Lynch have said little.

Now, however, there have been reports of Amanda Seyfried joining the cast of the Twin Peaks revival, as reported by Nerdist. As of writing, there are no details of the character that Seyfried is set to play, but according to a report by TV Line, Amanda will be playing a “pivotal new character.” And since the creators of the show want to keep information under wraps as much as possible, fans can only rely on tidbits of information until the revival is released.

Amanda Seyfried has been active in films the past few years, but she gained popularity for playing Sarah Henrickson in HBO’s Big Love.

Twin Peaks, a cult television show that ran from 1990 to 1991 with two seasons and 30 episodes, became a critical success, not only in the United States, but all over the world. It has been part of ’90s pop culture, despite its short run.

The TV series centers on the murder of Laura Palmer, the homecoming queen, and Special Agent Dale Cooper’s efforts to find her killer.

David Lynch and Mark Frost have written the episodes for the Twin Peak revival, which is said to be set in present day and is a continuation of the events that happened the last season. In August, David Lynch only gave a hint of what fans can expect from the revival.

“You should be optimistic that the people that you want [back] will be there, and then there will be some surprises in addition.”

As Nerdist reports, Twin Peaks is currently filming in Washington State until the end of the month. The production will then continue in Southern California, and will continue in L.A. until May of 2016. If the said schedule is correct, the Twin Peaks revival may hit television screens sometime in late 2016 or 2017.

Are you excited about Amanda Seyfried joining the Twin Peaks revival? Who are the other characters that you want to see return on the show?

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