Comic-Con is well underway in San Diego this weekend and already we’ve had one of the more exciting panels of the convention. The X-Files celebrated their 20th anniversary and star Gillian Anderson did her best to try and make fans even more excited than they already were. When speaking on the future of The X-Files, Anderson stated that she would be open to making a third film but probably wouldn’t return if the series came back to TV.
Meanwhile, Anderson — who recently appeared on NBC’s Hannibal and BBC’s The Fall – indicated that she would be down for a third film. “A film would be great,” she answered matter-of-factly. (She would later jokingly auction off a cardboard cutout of herself and Duchovny to the highest bidder. “This is how we’re going to get the movie made by the way!” Duchovny deadpanned.)
Since the series ended it’s run on FOX back in the early 2000s, we have had one movie hit theaters since then and two films have been released since the start of the series 20 years ago this year. Both films were met with lukewarm critical reaction but fans can’t seem to get enough of Mulder and Scully.
Duchovny is currently a star on Showtime’s hit series Californication while Anderson has been guest starring in roles without