Sunday, David Lynch broke the collective hearts of millions of Twin Peaks fans the world over when he announced on Twitter that he’d be pulling out of the revived series because “not enough money was offered [by Showtime] to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done.”
Despite Showtime’s almost immediately issuing a statement that they were “working towards solutions with David and his reps on the few remaining deal points” in response, it’s been a difficult week for fans of the series.
As a show of support, the show’s original cast banded together Tuesday in a video posted by Mädchen Amick. The WhoSay clip features the majority of the cast responding to the prompt, “Twin Peaks without David Lynch is like ” (“A girl without a secret,” “A dog without a bark,” etc.) Lynch’s daughter Jennifer Chambers Lynch (who wrote The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer) appears at the video’s end as well.
This is all we have in lieu of an actual statement from either Lynch or Showtime since Sunday. Negotiations between the idiosyncratic director and the network are presumably still ongoing.