Mulder and Scully are on their way back, but what can we expect this time around.
Some fans were rejoicing, while others were a little more apprehensive when it was announced last month that 'The X-Files' would be returning for a six episode miniseries on Fox. But at a press call on Friday to discuss his new show 'Aquarius', David Duchovny seemed more that happy to answer any questions regarding the upcoming reboot and hopefully ease the fears of a few fans.
David Duchovny will be returning to Fox as Mulder in six new 'X-Files' episodes
When asked how easy it would be to step into Mulder’s shoes once again the actor said, "I don't know if it's easy yet until I do it But I am looking forward to it.” Duchovny also dished however that he had no hesitations about signing on for the reboot.
For a low-budget kids' movie, this British science-fiction adventure has an unusually sharp cast, decent effects and an energetic pace that helps to distract from the rather flimsy premise. So even if the story never quite builds a solid head of momentum, it holds the attention due to a dark-edged tone and some entertaining action sequences that give the terrific young actors a chance to shine.
It's set three years after robots invaded Earth, won the war in 11 days and locked all humans in their homes, using human collaborators to enforce this rule. In a seaside English town, the head collaborator is Smythe (Ben Kingsley), who spends much of his time pursuing hot single mother Kate (Gillian Anderson) and tormenting her teenage son Sean (Callan McAuliffe). Kate has taken in three orphaned kids: teen siblings Alexandra and Nathan (Ella Hunt and James Tarpey) and 10-year-old Connor (Milo Parker). And together these four young people figure out a way to short circuit their monitoring implants so they can leave their home. Sean is sure that his father (Steven Mackintosh) didn't die in the war, so he enlists the other three to help find him. And their search gets a boost when they stumble across a group of anarchic rebel veterans living the wild life in an abandoned hotel.
This partying hideout is a nicely raucous touch, even if its pungent innuendo essentially rules young children out of the audience. But this kind of blackly comical touch is more than welcome in a movie that's otherwise rather childish and earnest. Another nice touch is how the human collaborators are called the Volunteer Corps and identify themselves with Nazi-style armbands. And the robots' human-shaped mediator (Craig Garner) looks like a freaky demon-child. All of this helps overcome the film's strong sentimental streak, as well as some production values that are more in line with Doctor Who than a big-screen alien blockbuster.
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It seems the truth is still out there for the cult television series.
Prepare for the return of Mulder and Scully! Yes after 13 years away ‘The X-Files’ is headed back to our screens for six special episodes on Fox. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will both be reprising their roles as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully while series creator Chris Carter is also onboard.
Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny will both be back for the Fox revival.
According to Variety production on the limited series will begin this summer, although an air date has not yet been set by Fox. 20th Century Fox TV will be producing the six episodes, alongside Ten Thirteen Productions.
When Earth is suddenly taken over by colossal robots from another planet, the citizens of Earth are ordered to stay within their homes as captives or risk a frightful and immediate death. Meanwhile, a young man named Sean Flynn is missing, and wanted by Robin Smythe and his team (who willfully serve the robot race) in connection with an alleged terrorist attack. Implanted in his head is a device that appears to respond to certain signals from the robots and he soon discovers that he has the power to control them. As the biggest threat to robot-kind he must be disposed of, but he is determined to restore freedom to mankind and sets out to build his own army to take back their planet.
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Duchovny is on-board for a new season of 'The X-Files'.
David Duchovny says he would be "happy" to reprise his role as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder in a new season of The X-Files and suggests the show will return "soon rather than later."
David Duchovny starred in The X-Files for nine seasons, and could return
During the recent TCA press tour, Fox executives discussed bringing back the acclaimed sci-fi show in a similar format to that of 24. Fox Television Group chairman Dana Walden told journalists: "It was a great experience. We've maintained good relationships with Chris, David and Gillian. We're very hopeful, but it's hard. The actors are very busy. They have a lot going on. Chris has a lot on his plate, so it's just trying to carve out the time."
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Hey, 'The X-Files' is probably returning.
Iconic sci-fi drama The X-Files could be returning to screens after Fox opened up talks with original stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. Fox TV Group chairman Gary Newman said at the Television Critics' Association press tour that he was "hopeful" about the outcome.
Gillian Anderson could return for a new season of The X-Files
"We've maintained a good relationship with Chris, David and Gillian. We're very hopeful, but it's hard. The actors are very busy. They have a lot going on. Chris has a lot on his plate, so it's just trying to carve out the time," he said.
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Fox TV's new strategy is all about 90s and early 00s nostalgia.
Attention Scully and Mulder fans: something awesome is coming. Maybe. As you may have heard, Fox TV is under new management and that management is looking to resurrect some old favourites. Network co-CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman told TV reporters at Saturday’s press tour that they’re in early talks to bring back The X-Files and they’d resurrect Prison Break “in a heartbeat,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Could we see our favourite paranormal investigators since the Scooby gang reunited?
Fox is considering rebooting 'The X-Files', Fox's chairman announced at the TCA press tour on Saturday 17th January.
Will there be another case for Mulder and Scully? Fox hopes so! Fox Chairman Gary Newman announced on Saturday (17th January) that the network is considering rebooting The X-Files. The announcement was made by Fox at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, California.
Gillian Anderson starred in The X-Files as Agent Scully.
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Jamie Dornan could return for The Fall season 3, despite the events of season 2.
Allan Cubitt, creator of acclaimed BBC crime-drama The Fall, says he is "very confident" that the show will return for a third outing. Season two concluded with a cliff-hanger, putting in doubt the future of Jamie Dornan's character Paul Spector.
Jamie Dornan could return for season 3 of The Fall
"I think the story can continue but I'll have to reserve judgement on that, I think, until I get the green light and the go-ahead," Cubit told HitFix.com.
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Gillian Anderson beat stiff competition to win Best Actress at the Evening Standard awards.
Gillian Anderson is getting closer to shaking off the "best known for playing Special Agent Scully" line. The 46-year-old has won Best Actress award at the 60th London Evening Standard for her powerful performance as Blanche Dubois in A Streetcar Named Desire.
Gillian Anderson won Best Actress for her performance in A Streetcar Named Desire
Anderson beat Helen McCrory for Medea, Kristin Scott Thomas for Electra, Billie Piper for Great Britain and Tanya Moodie for Intimate Apparel. However, Dubois provides a rich and complex character and talented actress including Rachel Weisz and Claire Bloom have won the Evening Standard award for the same role.
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