“Following a squabble with Showtime, David Lynch announced Friday via Twitter that he has resolved his salary and budgetary standoff with the premium cable network,” reports Lesley Goldberg on the website of The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed blog.
The story says, “Not only is the stalemate over, but Showtime has committed to producing more than the nine episodes originally ordered.” The exact number was not announced.
Here’s the rest of the story, via the tweets of Lynch:
On Oct. 6th, 2014, Lynch tweeted:
Jan 12, 2015:
On April 5, 2015 came this series of Tweets from Lynch:
Dear Twitter Friends, Showtime did not pull the plug on Twin Peaks.
After 1 year and 4 months of negotiations, I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done.
This weekend I started to call actors to let them know I would not be directing. Twin Peaks may still be very much alive at Showtime.
I love the world of Twin Peaks and wish things could have worked out differently.
May 15, 2015: