Is ‘Twin Peaks’ Really Returning? David Lynch Says There Are ‘Complications’

When we learned Twin Peaks would be returning to television after 25 years, as foretold by the prophet Laura Palmer, we could barely contain our excitement. But now, the fate of the series may be in jeopardy. At his Between Two Worlds exhibition in Brisbane, Australia, Lynch was asked if Showtime’s Twin Peaks event series — originally set to premiere in 2016 — was happening. His response is disheartening: “I don’t know. There are complications”:

A source told Welcome to Twin Peaks that scripts are complete but “contract negotiations aren’t going as expected.” They also uploaded this video following an update to the story:

We hope this is all resolved and quickly. But, for now, this is the only appropriate reaction:

(Source: Welcome to Twin Peaks)