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Fox has ordered a second chapter of The X-Files event series.
The all-new 10-episode installment once again will be executive-produced by creator Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
The event series will air during the 2017-2018 season. Production is set to begin in summer 2017.
“Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators – these are the hallmarks of great TV shows. And they are some of the reasons why The X-Files has had such a profound impact on millions of fans worldwide,” said David Madden, President, Fox Broadcasting Company.
“Chris’ creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can’t wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of The X-Files.”
In 2016, The X-Files drew an average Multi-Platform audience of »
- Carissa Pavlica
As a vile, pure-blood wizard and loyal servant to He Who Must Not Be Named, Lucius Malfoy is a character that leaps off the page for all the wrong reasons. Throughout J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter saga, Malfoy senior is a constant thorn in Harry’s side, and it’s really a testimony to Jason Isaacs – and Rowling’s source material, of course – that Lucius comes across as a deeply complex and compelling nemesis.
Had things panned out differently, though, Potterheads would have experienced a completely different version of Lucius Malfoy on screen, as Isaacs has now revealed that he initially auditioned for the role of Gilderoy Lockhart, the former Defence Against the Dark Arts professor who turns out to be little more than a pompous phony. History tells us that that role would ultimately go to Kenneth Branagh in Chamber of Secrets, but during Universal’s Celebration of Harry Potter »
- Michael Briers
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