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Here Is Your First Look From “The X-Files” Filming As Well As The Script

by Jason Bennett
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The X-Files revival is currently filming in Vancouver, B.C.  During the time off since the original series ended, it looks like our main duo who investigate supernatural phenomena have become different people.  Mulder looks like a hot mess in drab attire and scruffy beard.  Both actors spoke to EW on the places their characters are now:

“Mulder’s not in a great place.  He’s wearing bad jeans, so you can just extrapolate from my wardrobe. He’s in a dark, dark place.”David Duchovny

I like where we find Mulder and Scully in their relationship.” – Gillian Anderson

Duchovny, Anderson, and show creator Chris Carter

Duchovny, Anderson, and show creator Chris Carter

Creator Chris Carter had this to say, “The X-Files ended right after 9/11.  A lot has happened since then. A lot of rollback of rights and liberties in the name of our protection. We’re being spied on now, we’re being lied to — all things that, for me, remind me of when I grew up, which was right around Watergate. I think we’re in similar and much more dire times right now.” 

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we now have our first look at David Duchovny (Fox Mulder), Gillian Anderson (Dana Scully), Annet Mahendru, Joel McHale, and a peek at the cover of the script for episode one.

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson
Annet Mahendru and Gillian Anderson Mahrendu (The Americans) plays Sveta, who believes she's regularly abducted by aliens
Gillian Anderson, Joel McCale, and David Duchovny Joel McHale plays a conservative talk show host who asks Mulder and Scully to do some paranormal investigating.
On location at what we'll see as Sveta’s residence
Annet Mahendru
Annet Mahendru
First episode script
X-Files boss Chris Carter (right) at a production meeting
EW's X-Files cover For much more on the return of Mulder and Scully from our set visit, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on newsstands or buy it here.

EW’s X-Files cover
For much more on the return of Mulder and Scully from our set visit, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on newsstands.

Oh, and Nicholas Lea (Alex Krycek) is back for all six episodes!  The X-Files revival will air Sunday, January 24, 2016 on NBC as part of a two night premiere, finishing on Monday in their regular time slot.

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