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Twin Peaks Composer Angelo Badalamenti Dies
Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet
Composer Dies at 85

Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet Composer Dies at 85

Angelo Badalamenti worked with David Lynch on numerous projects

(Newser) - Angelo Badalamenti, a classically trained composer best known for the haunting Twin Peaks soundtrack and his other work with director David Lynch, has died. Niece Francesca Badalamenti tells the Hollywood Reporter that the 85-year-old died of natural causes Sunday, surrounded by family at his New Jersey home. Badalamenti was born...

A 1908 Death That Inspired Twin Peaks Still Vexes

New book looks at the unsolved murder of Hazel Drew in Sand Lake, New York

(Newser) - If you're a Twin Peaks fan, you may want to put this upcoming book on your reading list. Murder at Teal's Pond: Hazel Drew and the Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks, is set to be released Jan. 1, and as the name implies, it's about the murder...

Star of Mod Squad, Twin Peaks Dies at 72
Star of Mod Squad,
Twin Peaks 
Dies at 72

Star of Mod Squad, Twin Peaks Dies at 72

Peggy Lipton was mom to Rashida Jones, married to Quincy Jones

(Newser) - Peggy Lipton, the star of Mod Squad and Twin Peaks, has died of cancer at the age of 72, reports CNN . Lipton was nominated for four Emmys and won a Golden Globe for her role on Mod Squad, but was also part of another piece of entertainment royalty: She was...

In One Creepy Way, Twin Peaks Has the Perfect Setting
In One Creepy Way, Twin Peaks
Has the Perfect Setting
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In One Creepy Way, Twin Peaks Has the Perfect Setting

The 'Guardian' explores a spate of deaths ahead of the show's return this weekend

(Newser) - As the cult ‘90s drama Twin Peaks is set to return to television, fans of the murder mystery can obsess over a new angle: the real-life crimes and mysteries happening in the sleepy fictional town’s filming location. The Guardian has the scoop on the haunting true crimes of...

Trailer Reveals 1st New Twin Peaks Footage in 25 Years

The Twin Peaks revival premieres May 21

(Newser) - Pull up a chair, pour yourself some damn good coffee, and check out the new trailer for Twin Peaks to get your first look at the characters a quarter of a century after the show went off the air. Mashable reports the trailer shows glimpses of Big Ed Hurley, Carl...

Twin Peaks Reboot Cast Announced

And it's ... random

(Newser) - The Twin Peaks reboot is chugging along, and Showtime announced the cast Monday, the AP reports. The new series, premiering on an as-yet-unannounced date in 2017, takes place 25 years after the original series, and fans of the original will be happy to know that original cast members Kyle MacLachlan,...

Lynch Quits Twin Peaks in Money Dispute

But Showtime series may still be alive

(Newser) - Looks like David Lynch and Showtime have a disagreement too big to be smoothed out over a damn fine cup of coffee: The director says he's dropping out of the Twin Peaks reboot over money issues, the Guardian reports. "After one year and four months of negotiations, I...

Twin Peaks Revival Will See Return of Kyle MacLachlan

He'll reprise his role as Special Agent Dale Cooper

(Newser) - Get excited, Twin Peaks fans: Special Agent Dale Cooper is officially back. "You look like you need a damn fine cup of coffee," said Kyle MacLachlan as he walked onstage at the Television Critics Association's Showtime panel yesterday. Showtime President David Nevins then confirmed that MacLachlan "...

Meanwhile, Twin Peaks Revival Heads to Showtime

David Lynch, Mark Frost will write, produce all nine episodes; Lynch will direct

(Newser) - It is happening again: Twin Peaks is rising from the Washington mist and heading to Showtime for a limited nine-episode run in 2016, according to both the Hollywood Reporter and Deadline . The show's original creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, will reportedly write and produce all nine episodes, with...

10 Movie Prequels That Are Actually Good

They're not all 'Oz'

(Newser) - You hear a beloved film is getting a prequel, and you inevitably groan. (See: Oz the Great and Powerful .) But not all origin stories are bad: Time rounds up 10 that are actually quite satisfying:
  • Star Trek: Longtime fans were likely "delightfully astonished and even shocked by JJ

Album No Twin Peaks , But Very Lynchian
 Album No 
 Twin Peaks
 But Very Lynchian 

Album No Twin Peaks, But Very Lynchian

Music has fine moments, but often 'is no more than the sum of its parts'

(Newser) - Music has always been an integral part of David Lynch’s films: “Blue Velvet wouldn’t be Blue Velvet without Dennis Hopper’s lipstick-smeared face bearing down on Kyle MacLachlan to Roy Orbison’s ‘In Dreams,’” writes Mike Powell for Pitchfork. So it makes sense that...

MacLachlan May Revive Twin Peaks Online

MacLachlan desperate to bring show back

(Newser) - Agent Dale Cooper may be returning to Twin Peaks, at least on the Internet. Kyle MacLachlan—now on the slightly different Desperate Housewives—says he hopes to launch 5-minute webisodes that pick up where the quirky '90s show left off, reports the WENN blog on iMDB. Creator David Lynch won't...

Salute to the Eye Patch
 Salute to the Eye Patch 

Salute to the Eye Patch

Cruise's 'Valkyrie' character only one of many to don an eye patch

(Newser) - Tom Cruise as Claus von Stauffenberg in Valkyrie adds yet another name to the long list of characters—real and fictional—sporting eye patches throughout the ages. New York magazine examines notable wearers of the ocular ornament:
  • James Joyce: Perhaps an homage to “The Cyclops” episode of his fabled

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