The X-Files were officially reopened with the first batch of photos from 2016's FOX revival, even as many wondered what might change for Mulder and Scully after so many years out of the spotlight. Now, series stars and creator Chris Carter talk the state of Mulder and Scully in 2016, and how the post-9/11 climate influences the new X-Files.
Apart from a general conception of what David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson currently look like as human beings, we’ve been waiting for a genuine glimpse of The X-Files’ long awaited return. Now, a full file of new photos from the revival have arrived, teasing Americans and Community guest stars, with a few extraterrestrial details to boot.
X-Files fans can hardly wait until 2016 to pick up with Mulder and Scully, though questions remain as to how the six-episode run will balance lingering alien mythology arcs with the classic standalones. Well, for one, it seems we can expect the FBI favorites will go up against a crazy were-beast of some kind, amid all the alien activity! That’s something, right?
FOX’s X-Files event revival has fans in a tizzy with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson tweeting out snippets from the set, but shooting in a very public Vancouver has brought cameras out of the woodwork. See Mulder and Scully back in action, along with a very dapper Joel McHale in our first look at the 2016 X-Files return!
The full nature of Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival remains somewhat unclear, even after David Lynch returned to the project, but one certainty remains a wealth of characters and now-famous stars eyed to return. A new report suggest The X-Files’ own David Duchovny will trade revivals for a Twin Peaks appearance as well, reprising his role as cross-dressing DEA agent Denise Bryson.
Plenty of mystery surrounds The X-Files’ event series revival on FOX, one that grows even deeper by the latest confirmed return. The iconic sci-fi procedural has confirmed that William B. Davis will reprise his role as the enigmatic Smoking Man, while David Duchovny discusses the possibility of the revival graduating to a second season.
The X-Files is famous for keeping its own secrets under wraps, let alone the government's, but did you know creator Chris Carter first dreamed up Mulder and Scully after learning over three million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens? Or that The X-Files practically invented the mix of standalone and mythology episodes? These are just some of the out-there truths to uncover in the sixth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cuts through the conspiracy to investigate the legendary X-Files!
Whether we finally learn if aliens invaded in 2012, or spend six hours with another psychic priest, The X-Files’ FOX return has plenty of unanswered questions to dive into. Well, at least one less today, as we now know for sure Mitch Pileggi will be back to lord over Mulder and Scully as Walter Skinner.
Californication is thoroughly behind us, with The X-Files returning in a limited series before long, but David Duchovny fans needn’t wait long to see the actor on the case again. NBC’s first trailer for summer series Aquarius pits the former Fox Mulder against Renly Baratheon, er … Charles Manson at the height of hippie hedonism.
Well, that didn’t take long! Just days after rumors broke that FOX was ready to greenlight an official X-Files revival with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the truth is officially out there. Mulder and Scully will return for a limited X-Files run on FOX, but what other details can we uncover?