Fox ordered a new 10-episode season of The X-Files. The premiere date is open between 2017-2018. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will return as Agent Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Chris Carter will also return as executive producer. The X-Files Season 11 production will begin in Summer 2017.
Press Release: FOX has ordered a second chapter of THE X-FILES event series. The all-new 10-episode installment once again will be executive-produced by creator Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning in their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. The event series will air during the 2017-2018 season. Production is set to begin in summer 2017.
"Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators - these are the hallmarks of great TV shows. And they are some of the reasons why THE X-FILES has had such a profound impact on millions of fans worldwide," said David Madden, President, Fox Broadcasting Company. "Chris’ creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can’t wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of THE X-FILES."
In 2016, THE X-FILES drew an average Multi-Platform audience of nearly 16 million viewers and was last season’s No. 2 broadcast drama. It also was the season’s most talked-about event series on Twitter.
THE X-FILES originally premiered in September 1993. Over the course of its nine-season run, the influential series went from breakout sci-fi favorite to massive global hit, and became one of the most successful television dramas of all time. The show, which earned 16 Emmy Awards, five Golden Globes and a Peabody Award, follows FBI special agents Scully (Anderson) and Mulder (Duchovny) as they investigate unexplained cases - "X-Files" - for which the only answers involve paranormal phenomena.
Produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Ten Thirteen Productions, THE X-FILES is created and executive-produced by Chris Carter.
The X-Files (1993)
Directed by Rob Bowman, Glen Morgan, James Wong, Chris Carter, David Duchovny, Rod Hardy, Jerrold Freedman, Daniel Sackheim, Joe Napolitano, Kim Manners, Larry Shaw, Thomas J. Wright, Vince Gilligan, David Nutter, Michael Lange, Richard Compton, Tucker Gates, Frank Spotnitz, R.W. Goodwin, Darin Morgan, Tony Wharmby, Michael W. Watkins, Jim Charleston, Cliff Bole, William A. Graham, Peter Markle
Official Synopsis: Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully work in an unassigned detail of the bureau called the X-Files investigating cases dealing with unexplained paranormal phenomena. Mulder, a true believer, and Scully, a skeptic, perceive their cases from stand points of science and the paranormal.
Cast: Steven Williams, Mitch Pileggi, Roger Cross, John Moore, Robert Patrick, Doug Abrahams, Adam Baldwin, Brian Thompson, Kirk B.R. Woller, Gillian…
Genres: Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery