Wondering why a third “X-Files” movie wasn’t announced at Comic-Con? Yeah, so is Chris Carter (and the dude in the Chewbacca suit who ran to the bathroom crying following the panel).
The creator of the ’90s most successful flashlight promotion says Fox are the only reason we’ve yet to hear of, let alone see a third movie in the “X-Files” series. As far as those involved in the series are concerned… ‘let’s do it!’. But until then… *crickets*
Carter, whose new series “The After” is in the works at Amazon Studios, tells Empire “all of us are interested in putting the band back together, [and] I have an idea for a third movie in my head.”
Had Fox been willing, Carter and company would’ve made an “X-Files” movie for a 2012 release – which is when (the series told us) the aliens were supposed to set up camp.
“The colonization date has passed, and that is something we wouldn’t ignore,” Carter says of the storyline for his threequel.
If Fox did decide to push the green button on a new “X-Files” movie, chances are they’d want Carter to bring in a couple of big-name movie drawcards to assist Mulder and Scully on their mission. Carter says one of those guys might very likely be Simon Pegg, who is reportedly a big fan of the series and nearly ended up in “X-Files : I Want to Believe”.
”Gillian [Anderson] worked with Simon Pegg on a movie [2008’s How To Lose Friends And Alienate People] and told me that he was a big fan. We actually thought about putting him in the second movie, but there was no part for him. I certainly would think about him if we were to go forward in any way”.
Cue the theme music… ready the Scotty!
- Lively, Clarke set for Forster’s All I See is You - February 27, 2015
- Sands files Minority Report - February 27, 2015
- Blomkamp’s statement on Alien plans misconstrued - February 27, 2015
- Routh gets Lost, West in the Money - February 26, 2015
- Billy Lynn nabs Alwyn, eyes Hedlund - February 26, 2015
- Spidey could remain Peter Parker after all - February 26, 2015
- Virginia Madsen to experience Joy - February 26, 2015
- Voges, Zombie reunite for 31 - February 26, 2015
- Schwarzenegger back for Terminator 6 - February 26, 2015
- When does the next Star Wars trailer hit? - February 26, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.