‘Twin Peaks’ New Trailer Catches Us Up with Familiar Characters

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It’s only 40 seconds long and yet the new Twin Peaks trailer manages to reintroduce a host of familiar characters. Among those showing up very briefly in the new video are Everett McGill as Big Ed Hurley, Harry Dean Stanton as Carl Rodd, Grace Zabriskie as Sarah Palmer, and Harry Goaz as Deputy Andy Brennan. The new 18-hour limited event series also stars Kyle MacLachlan, Miguel Ferrer, Kimmy Robertson, Dana Ashbrook, James Marshall, Michael Horse, Amy Shiels, Robert Knepper and Chrysta Bell.

Written and directed by series creator David Lynch, the event series is set to premiere on Sunday, May 21 at 9pm ET/PT. After the first two parts premiere, parts three and four will be immediately available on Showtime’s streaming service. The third and fourth parts will then air on Showtime on May 28th.

The Plot: Twin Peaks followed the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town who were stunned after their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. The town’s sheriff welcomed the help of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper, who came to town to investigate the case. As Cooper conducted his search for Laura’s killer, the town’s secrets were gradually exposed. The mystery that ensued set off an eerie chain of events that plunged the inhabitants of Twin Peaks into a darker examination of their very existence. Twenty-five years later, the story continues…