David Lynch has pulled out of Showtime’s Twin Peaks reboot, the director announced on Twitter Sunday.
“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,” Lynch said. “I love the world of Twin Peaks and wish things could have worked out differently.”
Showtime first announced plans to bring back Twin Peaks, which went off the air in 1991, in January. At the time, Twin Peaks creators Lynch and Mark Frost were expected to write and produce the nine-episode limited series run.
According to a statement though, Showtime is still optimistic that they can work it out with Lynch. “Showtime also loves the world of Twin Peaks,” the network said, “and we continue to hold out hope that we can bring it back in all its glory with both of its extraordinary creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, at its helm.”