Post by Dream Queen on Nov 5, 2007 16:42:43 GMT -5
'X Files' sequel headed to theaters
By Gina Piccalo, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer October 31, 2007 The rumors were right! An "X Files" sequel is headed to theaters next summer, to be released July 25, 2008, Twentieth Century Fox announced today.
Stars of the cult series David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will co-star in the untitled project, directed by Chris Carter, who co-wrote the screenplay with Frank Spotnitz.
The plot is top secret for now.
The studio's news release said only that "the supernatural thriller is a stand-alone story in the tradition of some of the show's most acclaimed and beloved episodes, and takes the always-complicated relationship between Fox Mulder (Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Anderson) in unexpected directions." The announcement comes after rumors of a sequel hit the web on Monday with Comingsoon.net reporting that shooting is scheduled to begin on December 10 in Vancouver.
The film's release will come 10 years after "The X Files" feature, released June 1998 and directed by Rob Bowman. Carter wrote the screenplay for that film. The popular series ran on Fox from 1993 to 2002.
I am so deliriously happy right now, I did. Not. think this would ever really happen.