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Thirteen years after the original series run, the next mind-bending
chapter of THE X-FILES is a thrilling, six-episode event series from
creator/executive producer Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and
Gillian Anderson re-inhabiting their roles as iconic FBI Agents FOX
MULDER and DANA SCULLY. Mitch Pileggi also returns as FBI ASST. DIR.
WALTER SKINNER, Mulder and Scully’s boss, who walks a fine line between
loyalty to these investigators and accountability to his superiors. This
marks the momentous return of the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning
pop culture phenomenon, which remains one of the longest-running sci-fi
series in network television history. THE X-FILES debuts with a special
two-night event beginning Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 (10:00-11:00
PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT), and
continuing with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 25 (8:00-9:00
The upcoming event series will encompass a mixture of
stand-alone episodes and those that further the original show’s seminal
mythology. In the opening episode, Mulder and Scully take on a case of a
possible alien abductee. The all-new episodes will feature appearances
by guest stars, including Joel McHale (“Community”), Robbie Amell (“The
Flash”), Lauren Ambrose (“Dig,” “Six Feet Under”), Annabeth Gish (“The
Bridge”), Annet Mahendru (“The Americans”), Rhys Darby (“Flight of the
Conchords”), Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and William B. Davis,
who reprises his role as “Cigarette Smoking Man.” Three of the episodes
are written and directed by Chris Carter, with the remaining new
episodes written and directed by original series veterans Glen Morgan,
Darin Morgan and James Wong.