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Show Creator Chris Carter On A Possible Third X-Files Movie
Plus details on a potential role for Simon Pegg...

23 August 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: Exclusive

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In the latest issue of Empire - the one with Loki or Thor on the front, out this Thursday, August 28 - you can read our extended interview with the creator of The X-Files, Chris Carter. To whet your appetite, here are a couple of quotes below which should excite any X-philes out there...

There are a lot of X-Files references in a British show called Spaced. Have you seen it?

"No, but 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."

Speaking of which, fans are eagerly awaiting news of a third movie. Have you anything to share?

"It's really up to Twentieth Century Fox, whether they have the will to do it. I think all of us are interested in putting the band back together. I have an idea for a third movie in my head. The colonisation date has passed [in the series, the date for the alien invasion was December 22, 2012 - Ed.]  and that is something we wouldn't ignore. For the second movie, we only had the budget for a standalone story, but we want to go back to the mythology."

After reading that - and recalibrating your brain to cope with the idea that a third X-Files movie might actually happen (and Simon Pegg could appear in it to boot) - you'll no doubt want to buy the new issue. Right? Of course you will. Look out for more details on what's in the mag next week and in the meantime, check out the covers below...

 


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