'Twin Peaks' Cast Backs David Lynch in Salary Standoff With Home Video

Twin Peaks TV Still Four - H 2014

Twin Peaks TV Still Four - H 2014

The original cast of Twin Peaks is backing David Lynch in his salary standoff with Showtime.

The stars have teamed together for a video backing the show's co-creator with a #SaveTwinPeaks campaign that says doing the revival without Lynch is "like pies without cherries," among other nods to the original drama series.

Sherilyn Fenn, Sheryl Lee, James Marshall, Peggy Lipton and other familiar faces from the series appear in the video.

Lynch announced Sunday that he was exiting Showtime's nine-episode revival over a salary dispute. He originally signed on to direct the project but noted that there was "not enough money offered to do the script the way I felt needed to be done."

Showtime already had a deal in place with Lynch and co-creator Mark Frost to bring back the cult hit with star Kyle MacLachlan for a run in 2016, with sources telling THR that the scripts had already been written.

For its part, Showtime noted that it "continues to hold out hope" that Twin Peaks can be brought back with both its creators at the helm.

MacLachlan is the only cast member currently confirmed for the reboot.

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