Mind-boggling though the reveal of Showtime’s 217-strong Twin Peaks revival cast list proved to be, fans couldn’t help zero in on those among the original series absent from the returning cast. Now, alum from Joan Chen, to Heather Graham to the backwards-speaking Michael J. Anderson explain their absence, deepening the mystery.
Hey, so remember when Showtime would only ever officially confirm Kyle MacLachlan among its Twin Peaks revival cast, despite the myriad of casting leaks over the last few months? Get ready for the opposite problem, as the official 2017 Twin Peaks cast lists off a whopping 217 members, previously unannounced, new and returning alike.
Like Fear The Walking Dead found out the hard way last night, Sunday TV real estate faces some stiff competition against Game of Thrones Season 6, even in the 10:00 P.M. slot, though Showtime’s Penny Dreadful may manage to scare back some live viewers for Season 3. How? Well, watch the full Season 3 premiere for yourself right now to find out!
Lest you think Luther would prove the last of Idris Elba’s TV ventures, Showtime has a new Emmy frontrunner in the works. The cable network has officially greenlit a new six-part miniseries from Elba and American Crime boss John Ridley, following the infamous “Black Power Desk” of 1970s London.
Showtime put to rest the sixth season of Shameless this past Sunday, as it will the first run of Billions this coming weekend, and two of its other biggest hits have lined up with new trailers. Take a new look at the third run of ever-psychosexual Penny Dreadful, along with a new trailer and poster for Season 4 of Ray Donovan.
Pop culture has long made use of gang drama in prison storytelling, though Netflix Narcos producer José Padilha aims to explore its American origins. The prior Robocop director has partnered with The Messenger scribe Alessandro Camon for new Showtime event series The Brand, tracing the rise of prison gangs, especially the Aryan Brotherhood.
The monsters are all coming back out to play this May, and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful looks as delightfully horrifying and bonkers as ever. See if you can decode anything about what’s happening, and say hello to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in the first official Season 3 trailer, with bonus poster!
Escalating quality and the potential for short orders has drawn more and more movie mega-stars to TV, and might James Bond himself be the next get? Daniel Craig is reportedly on board for a new drama based on Jonathan Franzen’s Purity, while Showtime is one of many outlets bidding for the rights.
We’ve at least a year to go before Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival starts answering 25 years’ worth of mysteries, and the 2017 wait isn’t making things any easier. Ashley Judd is the latest big name to join the new Twin Peaks, but do we know who she might play?
Cameron Crowe’s Showtime music drama Roadies has been a long … well, road coming, between recasting and other retools, and now finally has a date for its first big show. The Almost Famous followup of sorts will officially premiere in June, also smoothly jamming out its first official trailer.