July 12, 1991 |
For a while, fans of the quirky but ill-fated TV series "Twin Peaks" believed they'd have one last taste of the town's famous cherry pie, coffee and inbred relationships, in the form of a big-screen movie version. That was the hope, at least, after ABC-TV canceled the prime-time soap opera in May. But on Thursday, creators David Lynch, Mark Frost and their Lynch/Frost Prods. said that the movie version is off.
November 28, 1990 |
The Union Label: Crew members on "Twin Peaks" are working under a union contract for the first time starting this week, as a newly negotiated agreement with the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees begins to take effect. The contract, which covers make-up artists, photographers, film editors and stagehands, was negotiated just hours before the union was to have struck the set of "Twin Peaks," as well as ABC television offices in Los Angeles and New York.
August 10, 1990 |
What would seem an idea right out of "Mission Impossible"--a one-hour recapitulation of last season's many plot twists on "Twin Peaks"--has been canceled, ABC said Thursday. ABC originally planned to air on Sept. 29 a show that would have recapped important points in the surreal saga of sex, murder and doughnuts in a small logging hamlet in Washington state. The series now is in summer repeats.
August 13, 1990 |
CBS has moved back by one week the date that it plans to air a TV movie based on the Charles Stuart murder-suicide case, but the move most likely will not circumvent the scheduling conflict that prompted MGM/UA to sue the network last week in an effort to block the broadcast. Whether the suit continues is now in ABC's hands.
March 18, 1991 |
Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa and the two individuals who first raised the issue of discrimination in the casting for the Broadway production of "Miss Saigon" will be honored tonight by the Assn. of Asian Pacific American Artists during its annual media awards ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.