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18 items from 2015


Skinner Returning To "The X-Files"

20 April 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Mitch Pileggi has confirmed that he is set to reprise his role as FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner in Fox's upcoming revival of "The X-Files" franchise.

David Duchovny previously hinted at the character's return last month during a Letterman appearance. Having been with the show since the beginning, Skinner essentially became the most well-known supporting character in the franchise alongside the Cigarette-Smoking Man.

Skinner was last seen in a cameo in the 2008 film "The X-Files: I Want to Believe".

Source: EW »

- Garth Franklin

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‘Frequencies’ Review

19 April 2015 8:04 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Lily Laight, Charlie Rixon, Daniel Fraser, Eleanor Wyld, Owen Pugh, Dylan Llewellyn, Georgina Minter-Brown, David Broughton-Davies, David Barnaby, Timothy Block, Ria Carroll | Written and Directed by Darren Paul Fisher

Thematically similar to the Divergent franchise – in that children are tested at a young age and their place in society is determined given the results – British sci-fi film Frequencies plays out like an extended episode of Tales of the Unexpected crossed with the philosophical science of a film such as Darren Aronofsky’s Pi and/or The Fountain….

In a dystopian future, children’s ability to succeed in life is determined at a young age, based on their own personal ‘frequency’ which dictates just how lucky they will be. In the process of testing one particular group, it transpires that Marie (Laight) has an impossibly high frequency, making her the luckiest girl in the world. At the same testing, Zak »

- Phil Wheat

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'X-Files' Creator Talks New Series, Wants Everyone Back

30 March 2015 10:55 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in January, during the TCA Winter Tour, Fox teased that talks were under way to bring back the hit sci-fi series The X-Files for an Untitled X Files Reboot. The network confirmed last week that the show is indeed returning with a 6-episode event series. We know that original stars David Duchovny (Fox Mulder) and Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully) are reprising their roles, but no other cast members are confirmed at this time. Series creator Chris Carter recently spoke with X-Files News, saying that he has plans to bring back the rest of the original cast, including Mitch Pileggi (Walter Skinner), Annabeth Gish (Monica Reyes), and Robert Patrick (John Doggett).

"I have ideas for everyone. Their availability is subject to their regular paying jobs. Of course, I'd like to bring everyone possible back, but it's who's going to fit into the story and who's available."

The series also spawned two theatrical movies, »

- MovieWeb

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Mindy Newell: The Truth Is Out There

30 March 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

For nine years, from 1993 through 2002, Friday was the night to stay home or at the least to make sure your favorite television recorder was programmed correctly.

I’m talking about The X-Files, created by Chris Carter and which starred then relatively unknown actors David Duchovny as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder, an Oxford-trained behavioral psychologist, and Gillian Anderson as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully, an M.D. specializing in forensic medicine. Together they investigated the so-called “X-Files” of the FBI: cases that involved crimes on the margins of “normal,” paranormal activities, and UFO goings-on.

It became the Fox (no pun intended) network’s highest rated show and won numerous awards over its original lifetimes, including 16 Emmy Awards, five Golden Globes, and a Peabody Award over its run; it also received nominations and wins from the Directors Guild, the Writers Guild the Screen Actors Guild, the Television Critics Association, and the Saturn Awards. »

- Mindy Newell

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9 Reasons Why the 'X-Files' Revival Matters

27 March 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Admit it, millennials: When the news broke Tuesday that FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully would be returning to the Fox network for a six-episode reboot of "The X-Files," many of you said, "Who are Mulder and Scully?" After all, the show has been off the air for 13 years. Since then, Gillian Anderson (Scully) moved to England and did period dramas, while David Duchovny (Mulder) became that creepy old lech on Showtime's "Californication," and "X-Files" creator Chris Carter went Mia and was apparently abducted by aliens.

Still, even if "The X-Files," its stars, and its creator haven't been pinging the cultural radar much in recent years, the return of the show with its original cast and showrunner on board is a huge deal. Much of what we now take for granted in pop culture -- especially on TV and online -- owes a tremendous debt to the 1993-2002 sci-fi drama series. »

- Gary Susman

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The X-Files Revival: Everything You Need to Know About Mulder and Scully's Return

26 March 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Now that you've had time to digest the fact that Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) are coming back in six brand-new episodes of The X-Files, let's answer some of the questions you've undoubtedly been having. Chris Carter, the show's executive producer and creator, revealed discussions about bringing The X-Files back first began in November and he's been thinking about the story pretty much ever since. While Carter told The Daily Beast there are no scripts yet, expect him to oversee them and work with past show veterans. As for when the show takes place, yes it follows the latest outing of Mulder and Scully, the second flick, The X-Files: I Want to Believe. "It'll be »

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A Plea to Make the New “X-Files” Limited Series Amazing

25 March 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Hi, my name is Trace and I have only seen one episode of The X-Files. I know that is terrible, but when I was growing up I wasn’t allowed to watch it. Though for some reason, my mother thought it would be fine to go see The X-Files Movie in theaters with the whole family (the reasoning behind that is […] »

- Trace Thurman

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The X-Files Returns To TV For New Series

24 March 2015 12:53 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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It’s official – The X-Files, the 90s phenomenon that ran for nine seasons, that helped launch the careers of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and made common phrases like “Trust no one” and “The truth is out there” is returning to television.

Fox are bringing back the saga after 13 years away from the small screen in a new six episode event series, to be helmed by creator/executive producer Chris Carter. Anderson and Duchovny will reprise their roles as FBI agents Mulder and Scully.

The show, which reinvigorated the paranormal/sci-fi genre and spawned countless clones, was last seen on-screen with 2008’s feature film The X-Files: I Want To Believe, though numerous comic book outings have been released via Idw in recent years.

Few, however, anticipated a return to the small screen – however, the popularity of bringing back older, successful franchises (Arrested Development on Netflix, Showtime’s revival of Twin Peaks, »

- Jay Anderson

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The X-Files Revived For Six-Part Limited Series At Fox

24 March 2015 12:11 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Just yesterday, news arrived that Fox was close to issuing a green-light for a revival of classic sci-fi series The X-Files, and now it’s official: the truth is still out there, and Mulder and Scully are making their way back to television to find it.

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are both signed on to reprise their respective roles of FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, characters they’ve been playing on-and-off since 1993 over the course of nine seasons and two films, in a six-part limited series. Series creator and executive producer Chris Carter is also returning in those same capacities, with production on the revival being eyed for this summer. No premiere date has been announced.

It’s expected that each episode will find Mulder and Scully investigating a different case. Carter recently stated:

“I think of it as a 13-year commercial break. The good news is »

- Isaac Feldberg

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The X-Files new episodes confirmed: Duchovny and Anderson returning

24 March 2015 10:03 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are going to reprise their roles as Mulder and Scully in the new X-Files revival.

The truth is not only out there, but it is glorious: after years in the alien and supernatural wilderness, The X-Files is returning to Fox for a six-episode limited series, and David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are set to star.

Duchovny and Anderson are reprising their roles of FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dany Scully, respectively, alongside X-Files creator Chris Carter, who has returned to helm the procedural revival.

In a statement, Carter said, “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break. The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”

The X-Files is of course the legendary series that became the Fox network’s first major cultural phenomenon when it ran for nine seasons between 1993 and 2002. During that time, »

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‘The X-Files’ Revival: David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson to Reprise Roles on Fox

24 March 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The X-Files” gang is getting back together for a six-episode limited series to which Fox has formally given a series order.

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be back as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Series creator Chris Carter will be at the helm for 20th Century Fox TV and Ten Thirteen Productions. Production is set to begin this summer, although Fox has not yet set an air date.

“I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” Carter said. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories.”

The “X-Files” revival follows last spring’s return of “24” as a 13-episode limited series. NBC has joined the mania for resurrecting series with built-in audience awareness with its plans for the “Heroes Reborn” miniseries next season.

“X-Files” is a natural, as the show about FBI sleuths investigating instances »

- Cynthia Littleton

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X-Files Revival Officially Ordered at Fox, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson Back for 6 New Episodes

24 March 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The truth is out there right here: The X-Files is indeed returning to Fox, with original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their respective roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.

PhotosThe X-Files Turns 20: We’ve Picked Our Favorite Spooky, Seminal Episodes — What Are Yours?

Fox has officially ordered a six-episode continuation of its phenomenally successful supernatural drama, to shoot this summer and (presumably) air at some point next season. (An official airdate remains Tbd.)

“I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” said X-Files creator Chris Carter, who will oversee the new episodes. “The good »

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No Conspiracy: Fox resurrects 'The X-Files' for 6-episode run

24 March 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Capping off days of incessant rumors and years of slowly percolating buzz, Fox made it official on Tuesday (March 24) morning: "The X-Files" is coming back to TV. The landmark sci-fi-tinged conspiracy drama, which ran 202 episodes on Fox between 1993 and 2002, will resume production in Summer 2015 on a six-episode event series. Fox will announce additional details, specifically a premiere date, later. For now, what we know is that the key pieces of the "X-Files" puzzle are all back, specifically creator and executive producer Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. "I think of it as a 13-year commercial break," Carter blurbs. "The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories." The formal announcement came courtesy of Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs of Fox Television Group, who also shepherded the show in their days at 20th Century Fox TV. »

- Daniel Fienberg

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New 'X-Files' Series Gets Closer with David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson!

23 March 2015 12:55 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in January, we reported that Fox is planning a revival of The X-Files with original series creator Chris Carter. Today, TV Wise is reporting that the network is close to issuing a two-season order for the revival series, with original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson set to return. Nothing is set in stone yet, since talks are still ongoing, but the site's source says each season will be less than 10 episodes.

The report reveals the "short stack" order was decided on for two reasons, the first being story requirements set forth by series creator Chris Carter and the second being scheduling. It is believed that it would be easier to secure David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, both of whom are still very much in demand, with a shorter order. David Duchovny's new NBC show Aquarius is an off-cycle summer series, and production won't begin on Season 3 of »

- MovieWeb

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The X-Files: an episode roadmap for beginners

26 February 2015 5:43 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

If it's help navigating The X-Files' many, many episodes you're after, then you've come to the right place...

Maps To TV Shows: Is there a popular show you’d really like to watch but you just don’t have time to wade through years of it all at once? Do you just want to know why that one character keeps turning up on Tumblr? Do the fans all tell you ‘season one is a bit iffy but stick with it, it gets great!’, leaving you with absolutely zero desire ever to watch the boring/silly/just plain weird season one? Then Maps To TV Shows is for you!

In these articles, we’ll outline routes through popular TV shows focusing on particular characters, story arcs or episode types. Are you really into the Klingon episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation? Do you want to get the overall gist »

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David Duchovny Talks The X-Files Follow-Up Series

21 January 2015 10:41 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Those who still believe over twelve years after the original airing of The X-Files series finale could see their beloved supernatural show make a comeback to the small screen, as The X-Files follow-up series discussions continue after Fox TV Group chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden confirmed over the weekend that the network is considering bringing back the cult series for a new installment.

Fox is looking to include series creator Chris Carter in the next chapter and feature David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson back in their respective roles as FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Fans may be wondering what the two stars of the series think of the potential comeback and now some light has been shed on that subject, as Duchovny recently shared his thoughts on returning to the world of The X-Files.

Talking with USA Today, Duchovny said that he’s “more than happy »

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David Duchovny Is Ready to Return for 'X-Files' Reboot

21 January 2015 6:53 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

During the TCAs this past weekend, Fox TV Group chairman Gary Newman confirmed that talks are happening for an X-Files series reboot. Original series creator Chris Carter already hinted that he was involved with the project, and this past summer Gillian Anderson said she'd be down for The X-Files 3 movie. Now, speaking with USA Today, David Duchovny reveals that he is ready to return as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder as well. Only, he won't be able to do a full season.

David Duchovny definitely wants to reunite with Gillian Anderson and Chris Carter if the series is a limited run reboot, or if he is just a secondary character. He says:

[I'm] more than happy and excited to bring it back and do it again with (co-star) Gillian (Anderson) and (series creator) Chris (Carter)."

David Duchovny just ended his 7 season run as Hank Moody on Californication, but that doesn't me »

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'X-Files' Reboot Talks Are Happening at Fox

17 January 2015 11:07 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox had quite the success in reviving 24 with the miniseries 24: Live Another Day this past summer. Now, the network is planning to do the same for another iconic cult show, as talks are ongoing for an X-Files series reboot. Fox TV Group chairman Gary Newman confirmed the news earlier today.

The network is looking to bring a new installment of Chris Carter's supernatural drama to the small screen sometime in the near future. The original starred Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny as two paranormal investigators working for the FBI. Newman said he was 'hopeful' about the outcome of launching a new version of X-Files. He also said he wouldn't mind reviving the 2005 cult series Prison Break, but there are no plans for that at the moment.

Chris Carter had hinted that a possible reboot was in the planning stages this past summer. He even acknowledged that he had »

- MovieWeb

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