**UPDATE: Frank Spotnitz has "debunked" this rumor already in his official blog. All well and fine; just keep in mind these haven't been the most revealing of creative teams in the history of entertainment...**
Andrew Kasch just called in with some early and welcome news from the X-Files: I Want to Believe press junket pertaining to the sequel's trip to home video land.
A hearty list of healthy and horrendous yet heartfelt horrors arrives this Tuesday, July 8th, 2008...
Love it or hate it, The X-Files was a cultural milestone that brought horror back in a big way. Like the rest of America, I went through the mid-Nineties completely addicted and eagerly anticipated the Friday night paranoia of agents Mulder and Scully. But following the departure of writers Glen Morgan & James Wong and the first big screen movie, the show took a creative nosedive and slowly burnt out through season after season of bad story arcs. Now, seven years later, The X-Files: I Want To Believe hopes to reignite the glory days for a whole new generation.
A few days ago an international trailer for the upcoming X-Files: I Want to Believe feature appeared on the giant series of tubes known as the interwebs. It was promptly taken down, but has since resurfaced on YouTube. Perhaps this time it will stick around longer than an hour.
Though I still will hold on tightly to my lack of caring about anything X-Files, especially when the sequel got one of the most idiotic subtitles I’ve ever heard (I Want to Believe, in case you missed it), I know you guys will probably eat this up.
I didn’t want to care about the new X-Files movie, no matter how many people told me “but, it’s got monsters”; I just didn’t want to care. Mainly because I never liked the show (please hold the stoning until after the article) and the whole thing smacks of desperation on the part of once-wunderkind Chris Carter.
Who would have thought after the series ended in 2002 that a second film would arrive in theatres? The return of Mulder and Scully is certainly welcome, but how will it all turn out? We're hoping these two round table interviews with (1) David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson and (2) p