Kyle MacLachlan attends the 2015 Golden Globes After Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on January 11, 2015.
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January 12, 2015 6:00 PM EST

The return of Twin Peaks has cast its star — and it’s exactly who you want in the role.

Kyle MacLachlan will reprise his iconic role as FBI Agent Dale Cooper in Showtime’s reboot of ABC’s 1990 cult favorite.

The actor surprised critics by taking the stage at the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour Monday, where MacLachlan handed a “damn good cup of coffee” to Showtime president David Nevins.

“I’m very excited to return to the strange and wonderful world of Twin Peaks,” said MacLachlan, dressed in a Cooper-style dark suit. “May the forest be with you.”

Showtime also confirmed that not only will series co-creator David Lynch have a directing role in the series, he will helm all of the nine episodes.

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