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The X-Files: Writer Steve Madea on Final Seasons of Initial Fox Run
Steven Maeda has come a long way since his days starting out on network television as a writer under The X-Files creator Chris Carter Aside from writing two episodes of Carter's short-lived series Harsh Realm, Maeda joined the long-running paranormal series late during its initial FOX run in season seven, writing the episode "Brand X"[...]
With all of that talk from earlier today about The X-Files creator Chris Carter dropping the bomb that Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed, "Black Panther" films) was "going to remount" the series, our time machines have been forced to head back to August 2020 That's when the news hit that FOX and Carter were working[...]
Usually, when we discuss the return of The X-Files, we're automatically going to either Gillian Anderson or David Duchovny to see where they currently stand on returning (or not returning) to the franchise – more on that in a minute But this time around, we have a very unexpected update from series creator Chris Carter[...]
As you're about to see, it sounds more like Duchovny's more into how excited the person is sharing the information than he is about the intel itself. Image courtesy of 20th Century Studios Here's a look at Duchovny's late-night visit with Kimmel (with The X-Files/UFO talk beginning at around the 2:50 mark), where he also discusses his[...]
It's hard to imagine The X-Files without creator Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, who play FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully Fox and Carter have tried in seasons eight and nine when Duchovny "left" the show and his appearances were in a far more limited capacity Even when Anderson was[...]
The X-Files: David Duchovny Could Care Less About Your Conspiracies
If there's anyone who has anything to say about the US government's report on UFOs on June 25, it would be The X-Files creator and executive producer Chris Carter The series, which originally ran from 1993-2002 and two rival seasons in 2016 and 2018, followed the adventures of FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny), an[...]
The X-Files: Gillian Anderson Reveals "Mini Breakdowns" During Filming
Gillian Anderson is well-aware of her status as a pop culture icon leaving her mark on the Fox sci-fi series The X-Files as FBI agent Dana Scully for 11 seasons from its original nine-season run in the 1990s to the revival in 2016 and 2018 Unfortunately, her time on the revival left her worse for[...]
The panel? The X-Files at NYCC The guests? David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. The X-Files @ NYCC 2013 (Image: Screencap) Now that we got the set up we can proceed with the roast Growing up my best friend was obsessed with Agent Fox Mulder I remember always wondering who that was until the day she introduced me to[...]
BEVERLY HILLS - JUL 29: David Duchovny at the CBS , CW and Showtime 2013 Summer TCA party on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California
The X-Files, one of the most iconic science fiction series of the 90s, almost didn't turn out as originally conceived if star David Duchovny had his way Appearing on Literally! With Rob Lowe, (via Deadline Hollywood) the actor talked to the host about his initial reluctance on becoming FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the series'[...]
Animaniacs (Official) Trailer | A Hulu Original
For the most part with new stories, you're likely going to get contemporary updates like Twin Peaks, Arrested Development, and The X-Files As a byproduct of their times, there's something that's just off when these past characters use contemporary tech when it wasn't available then like smartphones You also run into the issue of what keeps[...]
AHS, The Flash, Supernatural, Kevin Smith & More: BCTV Sunday Slices
I know that's blasphemy to some, but let's be honest: we all know it's going to happen at some point. The X-Files: FOX, Chris Carter Team for Adult Animation Spinoff Comedy: Look like someone's been checking out what CBS All Access did with Star Trek: Lower Decks and now they want one of their own. American Horror[...]
The X-Files (Image: FOXTV)
As a long-running fan of The X-Files, I will readily admit that when some mentions "new series," a number of very legit jokes come to mind Will we get yet another answer to what happened with Mulder's (David Duchovny) sister? Will the series copy the show's last return and burn out by the end of[...]
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 20: American actor Richard Belzer attends Global Champions of A Mother's Fight Awards Dinner hosted by EGPAF at the Mandarin Oriental on February 20, 2013 in New York (Image: Ovidiu Hrubaru /
Aside from the aforementioned shows, Belzer's Munch also appeared in Arrested Development, The X-Files, The Beat, The Wire, 30 Rock, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt His final crossover appearance to date was on the Netflix series in 2015 His final appearance as Munch to date was in a 2016 episode of SVU[...]
Pierre is set to star opposite the Supernatural soon-to-be-alum as well as Lindsey Morgan (The 100), Keegan Allen (Pretty Little Liars), Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files), and Coby Bell (The Gifted) in the Walker, Texas Ranger reimagining. FOXTV The CW's Walker centers on Cordell Walker (Padalecki), a widower and father of two who lives by his own his own[...]
With Arrow shuffling off the network's programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the "elder states-show" of the "Arrowverse" as it speeds into its sixth season), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joining the family alongside Supergirl, and a looming "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover that could change things dramatically (more on that below),[...]
Cutting the Fat: Holiday TV Episodes Too Hard to Swallow
Trying something new can be good – but it can also be like trying a new recipe and ending up with blue soup and orange marmalade for dinner. The X-Files s06e06 'How the Ghosts Stole Christmas' can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: {X-Files} Mulder and Scully open Christmas presents ( Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian[...]
Mattel Releasing Mulder, Scully Barbies for 'The X-Files' 25th Anniversary
The X-Files fans of a certain age will no doubt recall the first time toymaker Mattel released a pair of Barbies based on the iconic FBI duo of Special Agent Fox Mulder and Special Agent Dr Dana Scully The partners were of course played in the Chris Carter-created FOX series created by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson,[...]
2018 Spelling Bee Spotlight: A Look at Some of This Year's Student Spellers
Doughty School (Age 14 – 8th Grade) Favorite Sports Figure: Tom Brady Favorite TV Show: The X-Files Favorite Musician: Gene Simmons Credit: Scripps National Spelling Bee Speller #218: Aaron Marcev (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) Sponsor/School: Presbyterian Christian High School (Age 11 – 6th Grade) Favorite Book: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Favorite Sports Figure: Drew Brees Favorite Subject: Chemistry Credit: Scripps National Spelling Bee Speller #231: Pragya Choudhary[...]
Why Gillian Anderson Says The X-Files Season 12 Isn't Happening
We had a decidedly love-hate relationship with season 11 of FOX's The X-Files There were some lovely moments, some true Xphile (fans of the series) dream moments, but also some absolutely ridiculous WHY moments as well Rumors have been swirling since midway through season 11 as to whether or not the network would be bringing back[...]
An Awkward Evening with David Duchovny in San Francisco
David Duchovny isn't just that guy from The X-Files, and perhaps it's time more fans acknowledge that I say this because earlier this week, I spent an evening at a book signing with the author of the newly released "Miss Subways", his third published novel. To explain: I was really excited to attend this event, as Books[...]
threezerostore Unveils Special Agent Dana Scully 1/6 Scale Figure
Company threezerostore has unveiled their new 1/6th scale figure, featuring our favorite FBI Special Agent Dana Scully.  The X-Files lead character portrayed by Gillian Anderson across 11 seasons and two feature films is strong, independent, and always stylish in her trademark black suit and white collared shirt. She's featured here in pretty great detail, with her FBI issued[...]
What's In The Box?! Geek Fuel – March 2018
The company has been on a bit of a roll with the stuff they've sent out recently, so we couldn't wait to check out what they sent our way this month. First up we take a look at the pin for this box, which is from the TV show The X-Files, as they sent us our[...]
Let's Talk About 'The X-Files' Season 11 Finale, Episode 10
I'll admit- when FOX announced they were bringing back their landmark drama The X-Files for an additional season, I wasn't too happy It was my favorite tv show growing up (aside from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), and I made my peace with it ending long ago.  Then, the network brought back the show last year for[...]
Let's Talk About 'The X-Files' Season 11 Episode 9, "Nothing Lasts Forever"
This week's The X-Files is the 9th episode of season 11 on FOX, and is titled "Nothing Lasts Forever" While investigating human organ theft, Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals. Thanks FOX for these fabulous 'The X-Files' images each week. Organ theft?  Sign me up! But also be aware- there is a[...]
Fox Chair on 'Buffy' Revival: "When Joss Decides It's Time, We'll Do It"
Look at The X-Files "seasons" at IDW, where Joe Harris was able to maintain the strength of the show while defining it in new directions as the TV series continued in print form- until Fox and Chris Carter decided to bring the show back. Now what does that have to do with Buffy the Vampire Slayer? The[...]
Let's Talk About The X-Files Season 11 Episode 8, 'Familiar'
The time has come for another classic The X-Files style belief vs skepticism episode, "Familiar" If you missed last week's tech-heavy yet minimalist episode, you can read about it here. In season 11's 8th episode,  Mulder and Scully investigate the brutal animal attack of a little boy in Connecticut while suspecting darker forces are at play. [...]