Xzibit, Peet and Connolly Join X Files 2

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Rapper Xzibit, Amanda Peet and Billy Connolly have signed on for director Chris Carter’s The X Files 2 at 20th Century Fox.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Xzibit and Peet will play fellow FBI agents to David Duchovny’s Mulder and Gillian Anderson’s Scully in the supernatural thriller with a stand-alone story, not a sequel or continuation of the hit 1998 feature adaptation.

Carter and Frank Spotnitz wrote the screenplay, and production is expected to begin this month in Vancouver. The film is set to hit theaters on July 25.