Twin Peaks may be heavily associated with the rainy, Ponderosa Pine-filled landscape of the Pacific Northwest, but many scenes from the original series were shot around Los Angeles. It’s a testament to the region’s dynamic topography that few seemed to notice. It makes sense that Twin Peaks co-creator and longtime LA resident David Lynch would make a point of shooting here.
The master returns to feature filmmaking, and he’s bringing the MAD MEN star and Nicolaj Coster-Waldau with him. If you watched Jake Paltrow and Noah Baumbach's excellent documentary De Palma last year, you saw it end with its title subject slowly ambling down the street - away from the camera crew, away from us. If you’re a fan of Brian De Palma and his work, maybe you felt a pang of sadness at that image, and wondered if he’d ever get behind the camera again.
In 2014, Michael Keaton satirized his most famous big screen role with Birdman, an ambitious showbiz satire in which his character is followed around by the superhero he played in a film trilogy 20 years earlier.