Fox just issued a press release confirming the long-whispered return of The X-Files — and also confirming the return of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. That's right baby, the first show to scare the shit out of you, while also making your bathing suit area all tingly (looking at you Gillian...) is coming back for that TV screen.
It's been 13 years since the finale (and a couple of so-so films in between) and now Fox has re-ordered a six-episode X-Files run, with original showrunner Chris Carter.
In the PR release, there's lots of nice talk, like this bit from Carter saying he thinks of the hiatus as a, "...13-year commercial break." And as for what's in store, lots more weirdness as Carter seems pretty giddy about the state of scifi television today,
Well, you sure are right about that you magnificent bastard.
"The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories."
So take down that "I Want To Believe" poster that you already have up, and then put it right back up in triumph.
|You know what I am talking about...|
Now all I need to do is get my Millenium Lance Henrikson return...