Mulder! Scully! Skinner! Lone Gunmen. And best yet…the Cigarette Smoking Man. They’re all back in the brand-new 6-part X-Files mini-series which kicks off Sunday, January 24, on FOX with the premier episode called “My Struggle.” We can’t be more stoked. The original X-Files series still stands as my FAVORITE fandom of all time. From the music, to the characters, to the best damn conspiracy ever. Do you guys remember the 90s? Back when black helicopters, men in black, government spying, and cover-ups were all the rage? It was the decade of distrust — and we loved it! To get us ready for Sunday’s premier, we’ve pulled together all the latest and greatest news, interviews and video clips to help stoke our fervor. It’s finally happening — THE X-FILES ARE BACK, BABY!
BLASTR: Chris Carter teases the X-Files themes, tone, and character arcs
The debut of Fox’s new 6-episode resurrection of The X-Files is nearly upon us, and to further immerse yourself in the paranormal series after its extended retirement, check out this new featurette with creator and executive producer Chris Carter discussing the show’s lasting legacy and complicated layers of mythology. The X-Files is set to return in a special two-night premiere on Sunday, Jan. 24, after the NFC Championship Game, then continuing the next night with its normal timeslot on Monday, Jan. 25 (8-9 PM ET/PT). READ FULL ARTICLE.
First minute from the 2016 premier episode
DEN OF GEEK: What do X-files fans expect from the revival?
Back in March, when Fox made the announcement for The X-Files revival, we asked Den of Geek readers to share their X-Files memories and expectations for the six new episodes. We received an overwhelming response fans from all over the world. Comments ranged from first seeing the series as an adolescent, to having the series help fans who were dealing with the illness of a relative. To having younger fans discover it from their parents and fans having barbecues and watching the series with other X-Philes, the range of the responses overall were truly inspiring. READ FULL ARTICLE
David Duchovney and Gillian Anderson on Jimmy Kimmel
ENSTARZ: How is the Smoking Man Alive?
“Just as you had to wait until the series finale to find out that C.G.B. Spender survived his wheelchair tumble, you will have to wait until the revival’s finale to learn what really happened in New Mexico. “In Episode 6, you’re going to see exactly what the product of that failure to die was,” series creator Chris Carter teased, according to TV Insider. What’s more, the CSM might not be the only one called out for his death-defying feats in “My Struggle: Part 2.” Those viewers who believe in Scully’s immortality will receive answers as well. READ FULL ARTICLE
Gillian Anderson on LA’s Fox 11 Morning Show
X-Files Fans React to the new X-Files at New York Comic Con
Chris Carter at the Red Carpet Premier in Hollywood
David Duchovny at the Hollywood Premier
Gillian Anderson at the Hollywood Premier
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