FOX has revealed the first on-set image of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in the six-episode revival of The X-Files.
Mitch Pileggi has also confirmed that hell be back as Walter Skinner, and Joel McHale will play a conservative internet news anchor in the new episodes. Previous reports indicate that William B. Davis Cigarette-Smoking Man and Annabeth Gish and Robert Patricks special agents Monica Reyes and John Doggett are also set to return, but this hasnt been confirmed.
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.