Readies X-Files For Film
Hollywood April 15,
2002 (Sci Fi Wire) - The X-Files creator Chris Carter told SCI FI Wire
that the upcoming series finale would provide a good measure of closure to
the show's mythology arc, while setting the stage for proposed X-Files
"There was a lot of talk about what we needed to put into [the
finale], what ground we needed to cover, [and what] answers we needed to
answer," Carter said in an interview.
that we can't answer every single thing, because there are too many
threads to tie, but some of the bigger answers will take care of the
Speaking of the proposed movies--the second of which will likely reach
theaters in 2004--Carter said: "The
movies are not going to depend on this finale, although there are
important things in there. We are always going to be true to the
characters, but we really see the movies as taking the best parts of the
series--the Mulder [David Duchovny]-Scully [Gillian Anderson] relationship
and the X-Files franchise--and doing stand-alone movies that are not
dependent on the mythology [and that] are not dependent on the series.
"They are now
their own thing: good, scary stories the way we've been telling them now
for nine years, but for the big screen and with a lot of movie stuff in
The X-Files finale, "The Truth," will air on Fox May 19.
Carter is Readying Second X-Files Movie
Mulder when last we met. The Truth Is Back! (Fox)
Hollywood April 8,
2004 (AP) - David Duchovny expects that Mulder and Scully will ride again
one day. Duchovny said a second big-screen installment of "The
X-Files" remains in the works.
Though he doesn't
know the plot, Duchovny said "X-Files" creator Chris Carter has
signed off on the story premise.
"I'm dying to hear it," the 43-year-old actor told The
Associated Press in an interview for his new movie "Connie and
Carla," starring Nia Vardalos and Toni Collette, which opens April
"So now it's just a matter of making sure everybody can get together
at the same time and do it."
Duchovny starred as alien-hunting FBI agent Mulder for seven full seasons
of "The X-Files," worked part-time for an eighth season and
returned for the series finale at the end of season nine.
He and co-star Gillian Anderson, who played Mulder's skeptical partner,
Scully, also starred in the 1998 movie version of "The X-Files."
"I'm at the point where I finally miss it," Duchovny said.
"I wanted the grind to end, but I never wanted the show just to end.
And I'd always had this fantasy and hope that it would be a movie
franchise. Hopefully, this second movie will give it a foundation as
Will they ever
X-Files 2 -
Hollywood April 1, 2005 (Sci Fi Wire) - David Duchovny told SCI FI Wire
that he, Gillian Anderson and Chris Carter are on board for a second
feature film based on their hit TV series The X-Files and that the project
is inching toward becoming a reality.
Carter would write and produce, while Duchovny and Anderson would reprise
their respective roles as FBI special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
"As far I know we're all getting very close to saying that it would
be shooting sometime early next year," Duchovny said in an interview
while promoting his latest film, House of D, a drama that he directed.
"So it's much closer to being a reality than in the last couple of
Duchovny added: "I know that I'm in, Gillian's in and Chris Carter is
in. It's just a matter of making sure that everybody is free at the right
time. So I would be in it. I know that Chris has an idea. He's got an idea
that he's told me that I think is good. He just has to get the go-ahead to
[This sounds like a rerun of what DD said the last time he was promoting
something - and the time before that. Let's hear from Mr. Carter before we
dust off our X-Files t-shirts. Ed.]