The X-Files marked a before and after in the science fiction genre on television, as well as catapulting Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny to fame with their roles as agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Now the legendary series will return from the hand of Ryan Coogler, director of the saga Black Panther of Marvel and will bring with it important changes and updates.
Chris Carter, creator of the original fiction, recently gave an interview to On The Coast with Gloria Macarenko in which he spoke about the return of The X-Fileswhich in 2023 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its premiere. “I just spoke to a young man, Ryan Coogler, who will be shooting again. The X-Files with a diverse cast. So he has a lot of work ahead of him, because we already covered a lot,” he said.
It seems that the project is in its initial phase of development and, at the moment, it is not known in which platform or chain it will be able to be seen. The original version aired between 1993 and 2002, and after fox it shot another two seasons from 2016 to 2018. The story revolved around Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, two FBI investigators who handle unsolved cases that could have a paranormal explanation. The fiction gave rise to two films The X-Files: Face the Future (1998) and The X-Files: Believing is the Key (2008).
Coogler will develop the project under its overall five-year agreement with Walt Disney Television, which owns 20th Television. Coogler is known for having written and directed Black Panther and its sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. In addition, his filmography includes other titles such as Fruitvale Station and believe. Rocky legend. Soon it will be behind the cameras in Wrong Answerstarring Michael B. Jordan, and the series Scenes for Minors.
Gillian Anderson says she had panic attacks because of The X Files
Gillian Anderson played Dana Scully in The X-Fileshit science fiction series from the ’90s in which he starred alongside David Duchovny and that over the years became a cult title. The actress recently reflected on the overwhelming success of the production, assuring that suffered “some small attacks” during that time.
The interpreter participated in a round table organized by THR along with Cynthia Erivo, Anya Taylor-Joy, Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson and Mj Rodriguez and talked about her past in The X-Filesthe series that catapulted her to popular recognition. “I had a few little panic attacks because of him,” she confessed.
“In the end I couldn’t talk about it, I couldn’t see it, I couldn’t see photos, I couldn’t. I needed to immediately immerse myself in theater in another country. And then after a while, I was able to accept it again, but by the time I started to accept it, I had become so detached that I was looking at the image as if it were a different person. When you go that deep for such long periods of time, there are consequences, of course there are consequences,” she added.
The actress participated in the series from 1993 to 2002 and, after a period away from the role, she resumed the role of Scully in 2015, when the tenth season premiered. After The X-Files the interpreter did not stop working, participating in series such as Sex Education, Hannibal, The Hunt either The Crownproduction in which she played Margaret Thatcher. On the big screen he participated in productions such as The Last King of Scotland New York for Beginners either Johnny English Returns.