Die-hard fans of X-Files, and there are many of us out there, have been waiting for news about "X-Files 3" for quite a while.
True, the last movie wasn't that well-received, but does that mean we've seen the last of Mulder and Skully?
Well, it might mean the last for David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as the producer from X-Files, Frank Spotnitz, says he wouldn't be surprised if Fox Studios rebooted the franchise.
I wouldn't be surprised at all. I mean, I don't think I would have anything to do with it but you know, for better or for worse, these things are titles of big corporations , like Star Trek belongs to Paramount and The X-Files belongs to Twentieth Century Fox and it's a huge asset in their libraries so I can't imagine they would let it sit languishing forever.
While he says he has no inside info about whether or not a reboot is in the works, he does state that if "X-Files 3" is green-lit that he knows what it would be about, even though there is still no script.
I mean I've known for many years what I would like the movie to be and I've been talking to Chris Carter about it for many years, but there is no script ... It's the climax of the alien colonization story that began the series.
Spotnitz also offers his support for an X-Files reboot as long as it's done right.
Anything could happen. I just hope that if they do it, they do it well, that's my only request.
Speaking of the movie, last we heard from Duchovny was that he wanted X-Files 3 to be a big budget film.
Michael Bay and James Wong also have a new show coming to A&E which sounds an awful lot like X-Files, though more supernatural oriented, dubbed "Occult."